7752 at the West Somerset Railway

Steam locomotive 7752 arrives at the West Somerset Railway

The West Somerset Railway has announced that steam locomotive 7752 has arrived at their base. 7752 has arrived from Tyseley Locomotive Works and joins the West Somerset Railway fleet for the 2019 season. The locomotive...
6989 "Wightwick Hall" in March 2019 Credit M Tayler

Steam locomotive 6989 Wightwick Hall to visit The Battlefield Line

The Battlefield Line has announced that Great Western Railway 6959 'Modified Hall' Class No.6989 "Wightwick Hall" will be running at the line in October 2019. About the Visit 6989 is the first guest engine confirmed to...
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WATCH: steam locomotive 34092 City of Wells visits the North Yorkshire Moors Railway

Sunday 7th April 2019 saw the North Yorkshire Moors Railway host their season opening event for 2019 featuring Spam Can 34092 City of Wells. This event was a two weekend event starting on 30th March...
The Hetton Locomotive at Locomotion in Shildon

Investigation into unnamed steam locomotive begins

The National Railway Museum has announced that experts in early railway history have headed to Locomotion in Shildon in April to investigate an unnamed engine as part of a new research project. The locomotive is...
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WATCH: two steam locomotives steam to the Wensleydale Railway

Saturday 6th April 2019 saw 8F 48151 & Merchant Navy 35018 British India Line head to the Wensleydale Railway on The Wensleydale Railway railtour. The Wensleydale Railway tour ran from Carnforth to Bedale (Wensleydale Railway)...
61305 Mayflower

Steam locomotive 61306 Mayflower unable to visit the Nene Valley this Summer

The Nene Valley Railway has announced the planned visit by LNER B1 No.61306 "Mayflower" in June/July 2019 will not take place unfortunately. Mainline Tour "Mayflower" was planned to visit the NVR via the mainline, as the...
6201 Princess Elizabeth

Steam locomotive 6201 Princess Elizabeth passes mainline tests

The Locomotive 6201 Princess Elizabeth Society has announced that their locomotive, London, Midland and Scottish Railway 'Princess Royal' Class No.6201 "Princess Elizabeth", has successfully passed both mainline tests and now is ready to haul...
506 Nearing the End of Overhaul // Credit ULS

Update from the Urie Locomotive Society – March 2019

Since the last update from the society 6 months ago, work on overhauling No.506 has progressed greatly, with 2019 hopefully being the year the engine returns to steam on the Mid Hants Railway (The...
Recently repatriated from Germany, 59003 ''Yeoman Highlander'' attracts attention at Bishops Lydeard while it is prepared for a service to Minehead. Sister GB Railfreight locomotive 66763 can be seen in the distance

Class 59 locomotive to visit the Swanage Railway

The Swanage Railway has announced that 59003 'Yeoman Highlander' will be visiting them in 2019. 59003 is visiting for the diesel gala, which is to be held on the 10th, 11th and 12th May 2019. 59003...
7802 Bradley Manor at the Severn Valley Railway

Model railways come to the Severn Valley Railway this weekend

The Open House Weekend returns to the Severn Valley Railway this weekend, with a wide array of model railway layouts. Up to 30 layouts will be on display in the carriage works at Kidderminster, and...