steam locomotive no. 6 douglas in its new RAF livery

North Yorkshire Moors Railway invite steam locomotives No. 2857 and No. 6 ‘Douglas’ to...

The North Yorkshire Moors Railway is hosting its Autumn Steam Gala from Friday 28th September to Sunday 30th September and they have now announced that they have invited steam locomotives No. 2857 (from the...
60087 // Credit Severn Valley Railway

Colas Railfreight Class 60 Joins SVR’s Spring Diesel Festival

The Severn Valley Railway (SVR) has announced that Colas Railfreight will be sending one of their Class 60s to running alongside home fleet and visiting engines at the line's Spring Diesel Festival. About the Class...
Wheels Lined Up In Order // Credit Tony Massau

The 82045 Steam Locomotive Trust – March 2018 Update

The 82045 Steam Locomotive Trust have recently posted their March 2018 update, with the progress made on building No.82045. Tanks and Cab The tanks are due to undergo testing by filling them with water to check...

A March 2018 update on steam locomotive No. 42968 from the Stanier Mogul Fund

The Stanier Mogul Fund has posted the work that they have been carrying out on overhauling No. 42968 during March. Frame Most work during March has focused on replacing a cracked part of the frame. The...
Class 20s // Credit Severn Valley Railway

Two Class 20s join Severn Valley Railway’s Spring Diesel Festival line up

The Severn Valley Railway has announced that two Class 20s, Nos. 20007 and 20142, will join the line up for their 2018 Spring Diesel Festival. About 20007 and 20142 Built in the 1950s and 1960s at...
63395 // Credit RailAdvent

Second visiting steam locomotive announced for Severn Valley Railway’s Autumn Steam Gala

The Severn Valley Railway (SVR) has announced that LNER Q6 No. 63395 will be the second visiting guest for their Autumn Steam Gala. About 63395 Originally built for the North Eastern Railway (NER) and part of...
45157 "The Glasgow Highlander" // Credit RailAdvent

Steam railtours and special railway events this March

Halfway through March and there are still plenty of events to visit this month, we are pleased to announce that railway events and railtours have all been inputted into our events calendar. Along with the...
53808 to replace No. 1264 at the Severn Valley Gala

Steam locomotive No. 53808 replaces B1 for Severn Valley Steam Gala

News just in from the Severn Valley Railway is that 7F No. 53808 will replace B1 No. 1264 at their Spring Steam Gala this weekend. The replacement comes after the announcement that overrunning winter works...
No. 1264 in its new livery outside Grosmont MPD

Steam locomotive No. 1264 unable to attend Severn Valley Spring Steam Gala

The Thompson B1 Locomotive Trust have announced that B1 No. 1264, recently repainted in LNER Livery, will not be visiting the Severn Valley Railway's (SVR) Spring Steam Gala this weekend. Why 1264 won't be visiting the...
Trial Fitting Axleboxes to Centre Wheelset // Credit Tony Massau

The 82045 Steam Locomotive Trust – February 2018 Update

The 82045 Steam Locomotive Trust have recently released their February 2018 update, with the progress made on building No. 82045. A step closer to a rolling chassis The coupled wheelset's axleboxes are now completed and fitted. The middle...