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WATCH: Steam locomotive 60009 Union of South Africa steaming through Derbyshire

60009 Union of South Africa was out today (20th October 2018) from Ealing Broadway (London) to York returning later diesel hauled.   The tour is The Yorkshireman which usually runs a few times a year...
7802 Bradley Manor at the Severn Valley Railway

Car parking update at Bridgnorth station on the Severn Valley Railway

The Severn Valley Railway has announced that car parking at Bridgnorth will be limited after the station car park was closed after the Autumn Steam Gala. These major improvements are expected to be complete by...
13065 at Ramsbottom

Steam locomotive 13065 to return to service in LMS red

The East Lancashire Railway, along with Mike Kelly (ELR Chairman), has announced that Crab 13065 will return to service in LMS Maroon. Requests from volunteers had been put forward to see 13065 return from an...
Harry potter steam train rides at the Mid Hants Railway

Step aboard the Harry Potter steam train this Halloween at the Mid Hants Railway

Halloween is approaching, and you can ride on a steam train just like Harry Potter did at the Mid Hants Railway on the 27th and 28th October. An array of Harry Potter themed activities will be...
34028 Eddystone

An update on the overhaul of steam locomotive No.34028 Eddystone

Southern Locomotives Ltd has released a short update on the overhaul work currently being completed on 34028 Eddystone. Last Friday saw the task of re-attaching the locomotive's pony truck back to the frames. The pony...
Cleaning the Tender's Wheelsets // Credit NRM

Update 33 on steam locomotive No.60007 Sir Nigel Gresley

The first two weeks of October have seen work continue on overhauling A4 60007 Sir Nigel Gresley by The Sir Nigel Gresley Locomotive Trust Ltd at the National Railway Museum, York. Front-End On the lubrication system, the new...
No. 44871 at Irwell Vale

Steam locomotive 44871 in action this Half Term at the Swanage Railway

The Swanage Railway has announced that steam locomotive 44871 will be hauling their trains this Half Term. 44871 has been a star visitor at 'The Exchanges' gala, but will now be hauling regular passenger trains...
1014 County of Glamorgan

An update on steam locomotive 1014 County of Glamorgan

The GWR County Project has released a couple of updates on the progress made on their project to build steam locomotive 1014 County of Glamorgan. The group had a period of change for their suppliers....
7827 Lydham Manor

Steam locomotive 7827 Lydham Manor to visit the Churnet Valley Railway in 2019

The Churnet Valley Railway have announced that GWR 'Manor' No.7827 Lydham Manor will be visiting the line in February 2019. The visit is thanks to the Dartmouth Steam Railway in Devon. This is the first time...
Buffer Beam and Smokebox Front // Credit The Holden F5 Steam Locomotive Trust

An update on the Holden F5 Steam Locomotive

The Holden F5 Locomotive Trust has released a short engineering update on their progress to build a Holden F5 locomotive. The frame plates have now been transported from Tyseley Steam Locomotive Works to be shot...