Latest News on 70000 “Britannia” from Icons of Steam

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Icons of Steam have released news on the work BR Standard 7 No. 70000 "Britannia" has undergone. In 2015, due to vibration problems whilst operating mainline...

P2s – The P2 Steam Locomotive Company and Doncaster P2 Locomotive...

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This week we will be looking at two projects, both building locomotives of the LNER P2 class. These are The P2 Steam Locomotive Company...

Steam railtours and special railway events this March

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Halfway through March and there are still plenty of events to visit this month, we are pleased to announce that railway events and railtours...

Flying Scotsman To Open Settle & Carlisle Line

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In March 2017, the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway are running a special train from Oxenhope to Carlisle (hauled by Flying Scotsman) and return. Flying Scotsman and...

Boiler for new GWR Saint steam tested

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At Didcot Railway Centre, the boiler from Hall Class No. 4942 "Maindy Hall" has been steam tested. This will be used in their project to...

Steam railtours and special railway events this month

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As we begin the second month of 2018 (already!), we are pleased to announce that railway events and railtours have all been inputted into...

Can you help the raise funds to build a roof for...

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The Mid Hants Railway Preservation Society has set up a MyDonate page, in order to raise £4,000 to fabricate a new cab roof for their...

Black 5 owner in talks with potential buyers

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Black 5 No. 44767 "George Stephenson" could be changing ownership if potential buyers acquire the locomotive. Ian Storey is 44767's owner and has been since...

Sir Nigel Gresley’s Boiler off to Wales

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The Sir Nigel Gresley Loco Trust announced on 26th October 2016 that No. 60007 Sir Nigel Gresley's Boiler is set to be sent to...

Recent update on the overhaul of steam locomotive Standard 5 No....

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BR Standard 5 No. 73050 "City of Peterborough" is undergoing an overhaul at the Nene Valley Railway, in Peterborough, where the engine is based. The...

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Book Review: Steam on the Southern & Western

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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...
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