Tornado planned to visit the Bluebell in May

The Bluebell Railway has announced that plans, which will see Peppercorn A1 No. 60163 "Tornado" visit the Line, are at an advanced stage. Tornado is...

Steam locomotive 323 Bluebell withdrawn from service

The Bluebell Railway has announced that their resident locomotive, 323 Bluebell, has been withdrawn from service. The P class of locomotive entered service in 2011...

Steam locomotive 35028 Clan Line visits the Bluebell Railway

Southern Railway "Merchant Navy" Class No.35028 "Clan Line" has spent the last few days down at the Bluebell Railway undergoing maintenance work. Wheel Drop The Merchant...

Overhaul update on steam locomotive No. 34059 Sir Archibald Sinclair

The Bluebell Railway has released an update on the overhaul of Southern Railway 'Battle of Britain' Class No.34059 "Sir Archibald Sinclair".

Steam locomotive 32424 Beachy Head passes Hydraulic Test

The Bluebell Railway Atlantic Group has released some exciting news in their latest update and is a major milestone in the new build project.

Steam locomotive No. 323 to Visit the Spa Valley Railway

The Spa Valley Railway has announced that South Eastern & Chatham Railway P-Class No. 323 "Bluebell", from the Bluebell Railway, will make a visit...

Bluebell Steams Home With Heritage Awards

The Bluebell Railway has announced that they have won two awards at the recent National Railway Heritage Awards, held in London in December 2017. The...

Update on the boilers of steam locomotives No. 34059 and No....

The Bluebell Railway has released information on the completion of the boilers for steam locomotives No. 34059 "Sir Archibald Sinclair" and No. 21C123 "Blackmoor Vale". The new...

Tank No. 813 to visit Kent and East Sussex Railway and...

Tank Engine No.813, built by the Port Talbot, is set to visit both the Kent and East Sussex Railway (K&SER) and Bluebell Railway. What will Tank...

Steam locomotive 6233 Duchess of Sutherland to visit the Bluebell Railway

The Bluebell Railway has announced that 6233 Duchess of Sutherland will be visiting them for their Giants of Steam gala in October. The Giants of...

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

RailAdvent – Great Western Pannier Tank Classes Book Giveaway

This month, we are giving you the chance to win our review copy of the Great Western Pannier Tank Classes Book by David Maidment, published by Pen & Sword.
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