No. 323 Bluebell // Credit: Bluebell Railway

Bluebell Release New-For-2018 Footplate Taster Days

The Bluebell Railway is offering a new Footplate Taster Day for 2018! The perfect gift for any Train Enthusiast or why not treat yourself?! This makes a perfect Christmas present if you are still looking...
Bluebell win top award

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 railway took home the Siemens Signalling Award for the Horsted...
Tornado at Woking with British Belmond Pullman

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 planned to operate five days while at the Bluebell Railway....
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...
Dukedog No. 3217 Earl of Berkeley steam locomotive

Earl of Berkeley ‘In The Queue’ For Overhaul At The Bluebell Railway

The Bluebell Railway have announced that Dukedog 4-4-0 No. 3217 'Earl of Berkeley' is in their overhaul queue to bring back to steam. Locomotive Director Chris Hunford said "The plan is for the overhaul to...
The Bug arriving at New Romney on the Romney, hythe and dymchurch railway

February Half Term Events at Preserved Railways – South East and South West

Looking for something to do this February Half Term? Whether with your family, friends or yourself, here are a few preserved railways in the south-east and south-west England open this February Half Term. Normal fares...
Flying Scotsman to steam through Manchester and York

LNER Gresley A1 and A3 Class steam locomotives – Sole Survivor

This week's Sole Survivor focuses on the class the world's most famous steam locomotive belongs to, the London and North Eastern Railway (LNER) Gresley A1 and A3 Class which the "Flying Scotsman" is a member...
498 As Built // Credit A Major

LSWR/SR S15 Class steam locomotives – Class Information

Built to haul a variety of freight trains on the London & South Western Railway, the Urie S15s would operate right up to the last few years of steam on the Southern Region. Once looking...
61306 "Mayflower" // Credit Alan Wilson

Steam locomotive 61306 Mayflower unable to attend Bluebell gala

The Bluebell Railway has announced that B1 No.61306 Mayflower will not be attending their Giants of Steam event on the 12th - 14th October 2018. This is disappointing for the line, which was expecting 61306...
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...