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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

EXCLUSIVE: The Duke – The Impossible Dream – Past, Present and...

Following on from this, we are delighted to announce that we have been contacted by The BR Class 8 Steam Locomotive Trust and they have provided us with an exclusive update on the history of the project, written by Trevor Tuckley. The update below is in its original unedited version
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