No. 75078 at Oxenhope

BR Standard 4s (4-6-0, 2-6-0 and 2-6-4T) steam locomotives – Class Information

It's Friday which can only mean one thing... another Class Information is released, with this week's installment focusing on British Railway's (BR) Standard Class 4 designs (4-6-0, 2-6-0 & 2-6-4T). Firstly looking at the...
73082 "Camelot" // Credit Simon AC Martin

An update on the Bluebell Railway Steam Locomotive fleet

The Bluebell Railway has released an update on their fleet of steam locomotives, both at the railway and away from the railway. The weather has been up and down for the past few months, but...
31271 // Credit A1A Locomotives Ltd

Diesels confirmed so far for Bluebell’s diesel gala

The Bluebell Railway has announced three diesel locomotives that are confirmed to attend their diesel gala. Which Diesels? The types of diesel confirmed to attend the gala are: Class 45 'Peak' No.45041 "Royal Tank Regiment" (BR...
Bluebell Railway Pullman Car 54

Bluebell Railway Give Update On Pullman Car 54

The Bluebell Railway have released an update on their quest to restore Pullman Car 54. The railway hopes to use this on trains when it is finished. Last month, the railway lifted the wooden body...
60009 union of south africa at Townsend Fold on the east lancashire railway

Reserve your space to ride behind steam locomotive 60009 Union of South Africa now!

The Bluebell Railway has announced that two carriages on the trains hauled by will be reserved for pre-purchased ticket holders only. 60009 Union of South Africa will be visiting the Bluebell Railway for their Giants...
813 at Severn Valley Railway Credit GWR 813 Preservation Fund FB Page

Great Western Railway Tank No. 813 joins line-up for Bluebell’s Branch Line Gala

The Bluebell Railway has confirmed that Great Western Railway Tank No. 813 (Port Talbot Railway No. 26) is set to visit the line for their Branch Line Gala in May. About 813 813 is owned by...
Bluebell Railway steam home with top heritage awards

Bluebell Railway Wins Sussex Leisure and Tourism Award

The Bluebell Railway has announced that they have won a top award at the recent Sussex Business Awards. The Award Ceremony took place on the 30th November 2017. More than 400 people attended the event...
No. 323 Bluebell // Credit: Bluebell Railway

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 to the line. 323 Bluebell's Preserved Life 323 was one of the...
No. 34059 boiler

Update on the boilers of steam locomotives No. 34059 and No. 21C123

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 inner firebox for No. 34059 is complete, it has also...
73082 "Camelot" undergoing maintenance // Credit The 73082 Camelot Locomotive Society

Update on the work carried out on steam locomotive 73082 “Camelot”

BR Standard 5 No. 73082 "Camelot" has been undergoing maintenance work at the Bluebell Railway. The work is being carried out by the Bluebell Railway's Workshop team. What work has been done? Removal of the valves...