498 As Built // Credit A Major

LSWR/SR S15 Class steam locomotives – Class Information

Built to haul a variety of freight trains on the London & South Western Railway, the Urie S15s would operate right up to the last few years of steam on the Southern Region. Once looking...
63395 // Credit RailAdvent

NER T2 / LNER Q6 Class steam locomotives – Sole Survivor

Pooling designs from a few different classes, the North Eastern Railway's T2 class were perfect engines to meet the ever-increasing freight traffic on the NER and the London & North Eastern Railway after the...
5428 Eric Treacy at Grosmont

Winter maintenance begins on steam locomotive 5428 Eric Treacy

Andrew Jeffery, of the Grosmont MPD News - The Original Facebook Group, has announced that steam locomotive 5428 Eric Treacy has begun its winter maintenance. After a season of sterling performance, 5428 was outside Grosmont...
92134 boiler at Grosmont

Steam locomotive 92134 has boiler removed

Nick Simpson, of the Grosmont MPD News - The Original Facebook Group, has announced that steam locomotive 92134 has had its boiler removed. The boiler was removed outside Grosmont MPD on the North Yorkshire Moors...
926 Repton

Winter maintenance of steam locomotives at the North Yorkshire Moors Railway

As the last train of the daily running season arrives back at Grosmont, work still continues down at the sheds, with winter maintenance beginning ahead of next seasons running. Southern Railway 'Schools' Class No. 926...
5637 and 46447 // Credit East Somerset Railway

GWR 56XX Class steam locomotives – Class Information

Built to replace older, non-standard types, the 56XXs combined Swindon's practices with the need for engines on various Welsh lines. After visiting their introduction on the Great Western Railway, we then look at which members...
60009 union of south africa at Townsend Fold on the east lancashire railway

Steam locomotive 60009 Union of South Africa to visit the North Yorkshire Moors Railway...

The North Yorkshire Moors Railway has announced that steam locomotive 60009 Union of South Africa will be visiting the line in 2019. 60009 Union of South Africa will be hauling passenger services from Grosmont on the...
All Six Surviving A4s on Display // Credit NRM

LNER A4 Class steam locomotives – Class Information

Fast, sleek and streamlined, these are some of the best express passenger steam locomotives ever built. This week's Class Information features a popular class among steam enthusiasts, Sir Nigel Gresley's A4 Class. Once looking at their...
Douglas

Steam locomotive Douglas arrives at the North Yorkshire Moors Railway

Over on the Grosmont M.P.D News - The Original Facebook group, photos have been shared showing the arrival of two guest steam locomotives for this weekends Gala. Steam locomotive 'Douglas' and 2857 both arrived at...

RailAdvent celebrates 1,000,000 page views with our biggest competition yet

2018 has been a fantastic year for us here at RailAdvent, we have seen our biggest growth in views and visitor numbers and had many positive comments on the work we do. During August we...