SR Bulleid Pacifics steam locomotives – Class Information

This week's Class Information will be looking at the Southern Railway Bulleid Pacifics, the Merchant Navy, West Country & Battle of Britain classes. After looking into the history of both classes, we will then move...
45110 at the Engine House

Steam locomotives on the move at the Severn Valley Railway

The Severn Valley Railway has announced that there will be a few changes at The Engine House, Highley in 2018. Steam locomotive 8F No.48773 will move from Highley to Kidderminster on Wednesday 20th June 2018....

82045 on the Mainline? – A May 2018 update on steam locomotive No.82045

The 82045 Steam Locomotive Trust have released a May 2018 update on the building of new steam locomotive No.82045 and other news. Engineering On the engineering side of things, the cab roof has been replaced and...

LMS Fowler Jinty steam locomotive class – Class Information

Following on from the last Class Information, which featured the GWR 2800s and 2884s (viewable here), this week, we turn our heads to the LMS Fowler Jinty class of steam locomotive. If you don't know...
Cavell Van to visit the Severn Valley Railway

The Cavell Van to visit the Severn Valley Railway

The Severn Valley Railway has announced that they will be welcoming the Cavell Van to Arley from May 26th to July 8th, 2018. This is to commemorate the 100th anniversary of World War I -...
No.43106 at Severn Valley Railway // Credit Tony Hisgett

LMS Ivatt Class 4 steam locomotive – Sole Survivor

On top of our new "Class Information" series, we will also be launching another new series starting today, "Sole Survivor". As the name suggests, the series will focus on classes where only one member...
45231 "The Sherwood Forester" Credit Paul Hill

Steam locomotive No.45231 Sherwood Forester to visit the Severn Valley Railway

The Severn Valley Railway has announced that steam locomotive No.45231 'Sherwood Forester' will be visiting the line in the summer. The LMS Black 5 locomotive will be visiting the line, in Kidderminster, from mid-July to...
No.66726 // Credit Severn Valley Railway

Specific Class 66 locomotive confirmed for Severn Valley Railway’s Spring Diesel Festival

The Severn Valley Railway has announced that Class 66 No.66726, courtesy of GB Railfreight, will be the diesel engine taking part in their Diesel Spring Festival. About 66726 66726 was part of a batch of five...

GWR 2800 and 2884 steam locomotive class – Class Information

If you have been following our Project Information series you would know that we have completed articles on all the current new build steam projects now! Our new Friday series will be looking at...
Class 47 47712 Lady Diana Spencer to attend the Severn Valley Railway Spring Diesel Gala

All change for Class 47 locomotive at the Severn Valley Railway Gala

The Severn Valley Railway, based in Kidderminster, has announced that it is all change for the visiting Class 47 diesel locomotive that will be attending the line for the upcoming Diesel Gala. The Gala will...