NYMR

NYMR Northern Lights Express information

The North Yorkshire Moors Railway has released information on its 2019 Northern Lights Express services. The Northern Lights Express will operate on 30 November & 1, 7, 8, 12*, 13*, 14, 15, 19*, 20*, 21,...
Axlebox Undergoing Repairs // Credit SMF

Update on steam locomotive No.2968 – August 2019

Work continues at the Severn Valley Railway on overhauling sole surviving London, Midland and Scottish Railway Stanier Class 5 2-6-0 No.2968. 'Bottom-End' The coupled wheels have cleaned up and measured in preparation for rewheeling the frame. The...
Mark 1 coach

Whitrope update from the Waverley Route Association

The Waverley Route Association has released a short update on their progress at Whitrope. Work has progressed as normal at Whitrope with good progress being made in a number of areas. The signalling project continues to...
7812's Frame // Credit Adrian Hassell

Update on steam locomotive 7802 Bradley Manor – Erlestoke Manor Fund update July 2019

Following events in July, Great Western Railway 78XX 'Manor' Class No.7802 "Bradley Manor" joins fellow fund-owned engine No.7812 "Erlesroke Manor" at Tyseley Locomotives Works. 7802 "Bradley Manor" While on hire to the West Somerset Railway, 7802's...
Model Railway

Norwich Model Boat Club to attend Middy’s Model Mania weekend

The Mid Suffolk Light Railway, in Suffolk, has announced that they have had a confirmation for a model club attendance for their Model Mania Weekend. Norwich Model Boat Club have confirmed they will be joining...
5551 The Unknown Warrior

5551 Prepared for Move to West Shed for Final Construction Work

The LMS-Patriot Project has recently been preparing their engine, New-Build London, Midland and Scottish Railway "Patriot" Class No. 5551 "The Unknown Warrior" for the journey South. Princess Royal Class Locomotive Trust Back in early July 2019,...
Tender Frame // Credit The Sir Nigel Gresley Locomotive Trust Ltd

Recent Update on steam locomotive “Sir Nigel Gresley”

Overhaul work continues across a few sites on London and North Eastern Railway Class A4 No.60007 (4498) "Sir Nigel Gresley. 'Bottom-End' The jig for setting up the crank axles has been fitted to the newly-arrived return...

Steam locomotive 564 to visit the Spa Valley Railway

The Spa Valley Railway, in Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent, has announced that steam locomotive Great Eastern Railway Y14 No.564 will be visiting them until the new year. 564's visit is thanks to The Midland and...
Wheelchair lift at Corwen

Latest news on the Llangollen Corwen extension

The Llangollen Railway has released an update on the Corwen project, which is heading towards completion. The heatwave arrived at the beginning of the month, with temperatures soaring. This didn't stop the Corwen workforce, which...
Rocket

Steam locomotive Rocket is coming to York!

The National Railway Museum has announced that steam locomotive Rocket is coming to their York site this September. Whilst they already have a replica of Rocket, which recently returned to steam, this is the original...
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