47292 // Credit Severn Valley Railway

Three more diesels joins line-up for Severn Valley Railway Spring Diesel Festival

The Severn Valley Railway (SVR) has announced that Class 47 No. 47292, a GBRf Class 66 and a GBRf Class 73/1 will be attending their Spring Diesel Festival in May this year. About 47292 47292 is...
Thomas at the Nene Valley Railway

Half Term Events at Steam Railways – East Anglia, Home Counties and Midlands

Looking for something to do this February Half Term? Whether with your family, friends or yourself, here are a few preserved railways in East Anglia, Home Counties and the Midlands area who are open...
7812 being Stripped down at Tyseley Locomotive Works // Credit EMF

January 2018 update on steam locomotive 7812 Erlestoke Manor

The Erlestoke Manor Fund (EMF) has released their January 2018 update, with lots of exciting news and progress made. 7812 "Erlestoke Manor" 7812 has received much stripping down at Tyseley Locomotive Works since being delivered to Tyseley...
6023 "King Edward II" at Didcot Railway Centre // Credit Didcot Railway Centre

Steam locomotive ‘King Edward II’ confirmed for Severn Valley Railway Gala

Recently, we reported that Didcot Railway Centre was to let steam locomotive No. 6023 'King Edward II' see the rest of its boiler ticket out visiting other heritage railways. Today, the Severn Valley Railway has...
6023 "King Edward II" at Didcot Railway Centre // Credit Didcot Railway Centre

GWR ‘King’ to see out rest of boiler ticket on Heritage Railways

The Didcot Railway Centre (DRC) has released the plans for steam locomotive GWR King Class No. 6023 "King Edward II", which include visits to heritage railways around the UK. Will 6023 be running on the...
DRS Class 88 at Bo'ness

DRS Class 88 for Severn Valley Railway Spring Diesel Festival

The Severn Valley Railway (SVR)  has announced that a Direct Rail Services (DRS) Electro-Diesel Class 88 will be joining the line-up. Class 88 DRS currently are the only operators of Class 88, having a small fleet...
Class 56 56097 // Credit Severn Valley Railway

Class 56 joins SVR’s Spring Diesel Festival Line-Up

The Severn Valley Railway (SVR) has announced Class 56 No. 56097 will join the line-up for their Spring Diesel Festival. About 56097 Despite the vast number of class 56 locomotives still running, there are only 3...
82015 // Credit Mike Morant Collection

The 82045 Steam Locomotive Trust (82045) – Project Information

Our Project Information this week will be exploring the short history (like most of the BR Standards) of the British Railway's (BR) Standard 3 Tanks. The 46th member of the class is under construction at...
61264 at Goathland

2018 Plans for Locomotive B1 61264

The Thompson B1 Locomotive Trust have released their exciting plans this year for 61264. An agreement has been made between the Thompson B1 Locomotive Trust and the North Yorkshire Moors Railway (NYMR) which will see 61264...
45060 "Sherwood Forester" // Credit Severn Valley Railway

‘Peak’ joins Spring Diesel Festival 2018 Lineup

Class 45 No. 45060 "Sherwood Forester" has been confirmed to join the lineup for Severn Valley Railway's (SVR) Spring Diesel Festival 2018. 45060 took part in 2017's Diesel Festival and was a popular guest. This has...
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