25 years ago since construction of steam locomotive 60163 Tornado started

25 years ago on July 13th 1994, the frame plates for new-build London & North Eastern Railway Peppercorn A1 No.60163 "Tornado" started to be...

Steam locomotive 34046 Braunton to visit the East Lancashire Railway

The East Lancashire Railway has announced that 34046 Braunton will be visiting them for a weekend of steamy action in August. Running alongside sister locomotive,...

First steam locomotive Announced for GWSR’s 2020 Cotswold Festival of Steam...

The Gloucestershire and Warwickshire Steam Railway (GWSR) has announced that Sentinel No.7109 "Joyce" will be the first engine attending the lines annual Cotswold Festival of Steam Gala taking place in May.

North Yorkshire Moors Railway launch special Christmas competition

The North Yorkshire Moors Railway are on the lookout for a little helper, who will receive a free family ticket to ride their much-loved Santa Specials!

Network Rail boss visits Llangollen Railway’s Corwen Central station

The Llangollen Railway has announced that Andy Thomas, Network Rail Managing Director England and Wales, has visited the Corwen Central station site. Andy was given...

Steam locomotive No.6233 Duchess of Sutherland to visit the Swanage Railway

The Swanage Railway has announced this afternoon that steam locomotive No.6233 Duchess of Sutherland will be visiting the line for their Autumn Steam Gala. The...

Half Term Events at Steam Railways – East Anglia, Home...

Looking for something to do this February Half Term? Whether with your family, friends or yourself, here are a few preserved railways in East...

Double award for Broadway extension

The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway has announced that they have picked up two major awards at the Heritage Railway Association awards ceremony. The ceremony was...

Second steam locomotive for Mid Hants Spring Steam Gala announced

No.300 "Frank S Ross" will join the line-up for this year's Mid Hants Railway (The Watercress Line) Spring Steam Gala. About No.300 "Frank S Ross" One...

An update on steam locomotive 72010 Hengist – November 2019

The Clan Project, who are building BR 'Clan' No. 72010 'Hengist', has released an update on their project to build the locomotive from scratch.

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Steam on the Southern & Western is new book from Pen & Sword which was released a couple of months ago. The book looks...