9682

New home for steam locomotive 9682

The Dean Forest Locomotive Group has announced that they have purchased steam locomotive No.9682. The group has purchased the Pannier Tank from the G.W.R. Preservation Group Ltd, who are based at Southall. Also included in the...
D6940

Class 37 locomotive to return to the mainline? D6940’s new home announced

The Llangollen Diesel Group has announced the new destination in which their class 37 is heading for. This follows on from the announcement that the Class 37 was up for sale following their meeting. The new...
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...
1466

Steam locomotive 1466 leaves Didcot Railway Centre

The Didcot Railway Centre has announced that 14XX class 0-4-2 tank engine No 1466 has left the museum. The locomotive left the centre on Monday 3rd December for overhaul at Western Steam Engineering, operated by...
45596 Bahamas

Steam locomotive 45596 Bahamas to attend Worth Valley Gala

The Keighley and Worth Valley Railway has announced that Jubilee 45596 Bahamas is the second confirmed visitor to their Spring Steam Gala 2019. 45596 Bahamas will be visiting the Spring Steam Gala 2019 courtesy of...
One of Bogie's Axleboxes // Credit Mid Hants Railway

Update on the overhaul of steam locomotive 35005 Canadian Pacific

The team working on 'Can Pac' have been busy working on several areas of the engine at the Mid Hants Railway. Trailing Truck and Tender Work now focuses on the trailing truck's axleboxes. On examination, one...
6435 Hauling the Auto Train // Credit Peter Zabek

Steam locomotive news from the Bodmin and Wenford Railway

The Bodmin and Wenford Railway has released a news update on their steam locomotives, diesel locomotives, and its coaches. Now that the main running season is finished, work has progressed with the boiler repairs to...
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WATCH: Belgium Class 66 Locomotive heads through Chesterfield

11th December 2018 saw a Belgium Crossrail Benelux Class 66 Locomotive being dragged by Class 37 Locomotive 37601 Perseus from Heden Road Sidings to Longport FD seen at Chesterfield Station. This Class 66 is PB13...
Loaned Parts // Credit GSNLRS

Update on steam locomotive 35011 General Steam Navigation – November 2018

November 2018 has seen more exciting news for the General Steam Navigation Locomotive Restoration Society (GSNLRS), which is approaching it's third birthday. New Base? The GSNLRS is currently in discussions which could see a new site...
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WATCH: Black Five steam locomotive 44871 in Lincoln and Grantham

Sunday 9th December 2018 saw LMS Black Five Locomotive No. 44871 out on The Cathedrals Express from London Kings Cross to Lincoln Central and return via the Redwing Line & the East Coast Mainline. The...