3717 "City of Truro" at NRM York 2012 Railfest // Credit Tim Hawkins

GWR 3400/3700 ‘City’ steam locomotive class – Sole Survivor

One of the early designs from Churchward, the 3400 (Later changed to 3700 series) 'City' class were built to meet traffic demands as well as allowing Churchward to test new designs, later used in...
31874 in Preservation // Credit The Swanage Moguls Fund

SECR/SR N Class steam locomotives – Sole Survivor

Built for hauling a variety of train types across tracks which could only handle light axle loading, the N Class helped the South Eastern and Chatham Railway (SECR) replace older engines and reduce the need...
42968 in BR Lined Black with Late Crest livery // Credit Unknown

Stanier Class 5 2-6-0 ‘Mogul’ steam locomotives – Sole Survivor

Using his experience from the Great Western Railway (GWR) and the Hughes 'Crabs' as a starting point, Stanier developed his own modern moguls a couple of years into his 12 year career at the...
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...
LMS 2500

LMS Stanier 3-Cylindered 2-6-4 Tank steam locomotives – Sole Survivor

Compact but fast, the 3-Cylindered 2-6-4 Tanks are some of the first engines designed by William Stanier for the London, Midland & Scottish Railway (LMS). They are the topic of this week's Sole Survivor. After looking...
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,...
71000 Duke of Gloucester on the East Lancashire Railway

BR Class 8 Steam Locomotive (71000 Duke of Gloucester) – Sole Survivor

This week’s Sole Survivor will be looking at the BR Class 8 steam locomotive, which are 4-6-2 tender engines, and is 71000 Duke of Gloucester. Once we have looked at their working life, we...

LSWR/SR O2 Class steam locomotives – Sole Survivor

This week's Solo Survivor will be looking at the London & South Western Railway's O2 class, which were small 0-4-4s tank engines. Once we have looked at their working life under the ownership of...
777 Sir Lamiel at the Great Central Railway

LSWR/SR Urie N15 “King Arthur” Class steam locomotives – Sole Survivor

Turning to a Southern Railway class of steam locomotive, our Sole Survivor series this week looks at the London and South Western Railway's N15 Class, later named as the "King Arthur" class under Southern...
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...
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