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...
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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...
60532 'Blue Peter' at Haymarket, Edinburgh // Credit Tour Scotland Photographs And Videos

LNER Peppercorn A2 Class steam locomotives – Sole Survivor

Powerful and fast, the Peppercorn A2s were some of the best and last Pacifics designed by the LNER and form the topic for this week's Sole Survivor. Once we look at their short working lives,...
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Steam locomotive No.75029 has boiler turned

Nick Simpson, of the Grosmont M.P.D News Facebook group, has announced that steam locomotive No.75029 has had its boiler turned. The reason behind this work taking place is to help the boiler shop in the overhaul...
76084 at Levisham on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway

North Yorkshire Moors Railway tv series commissioned for second series

The North Yorkshire Moors Railway has announced that 'The Yorkshire Steam Railway: All Aboard' tv programme has been commissioned for a second series. Filming commenced on Friday 13th July and all six episodes will air...
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Steam locomotive No.65894 and a Harry Potter carriage to visit the Wensleydale Railway

The Wensleydale Railway has announced that steam locomotive No.65894 will be visiting the line until the end of August 2018. The J27, appearing thanks to the North Eastern Locomotive Preservation Group (NELPG) and the North...
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Steam locomotive No.1264 to visit Great Central Railway Autumn Steam Gala

The Great Central Railway has announced that LNER B1 No.1264 will be visiting the line for their Autumn Steam Gala. The Autumn Steam Gala will be being held from the 4th to the 7th October...
Network Rail workers help out at North Yorkshire Moors Railway

Network Rail workers help out North Yorkshire Moors Railway

Network Rail has announced that eleven employees from the company have spent the day volunteering at the North Yorkshire Moors Railway. The workers helped out the heritage railway in Levisham. A number of tasks were completed,...
Flying Scotsman to steam through Manchester and York

LNER Gresley A1 and A3 Class steam locomotives – Sole Survivor

This week's Sole Survivor focuses on the class the world's most famous steam locomotive belongs to, the London and North Eastern Railway (LNER) Gresley A1 and A3 Class which the "Flying Scotsman" is a member...