5025's Boiler // Credit Riley and Son E Ltd

Recent Update on steam locomotive Black 5 No.5025

Good progress is being made at the Strathspey Steam Railway's Aviemore Works and Riley & Son E Ltd on overhauling the oldest preserved London, Midland and Scottish Railway "Black 5" No.5025. Boiler Final repair work is...
Engine and Tender Reunited // Credit The Watkinson Trust

Update on steam locomotive No.5025 – February 2019

The team overhauling London Midland and Scottish Railway Stanier Class 5 5025 at the Strathspey Railway have hit another milestone in returning the engine back to steam. Tender Despite the cold winter weather, good progress has been...
Cab back on Frame // The Wilkinson Trust

Recent reassembly work on steam locomotive No. 5025

Work continues at the Strathspey Railway's Aviemore Engine Shed on reassembling Black 5 No. 5025. Many components have been refitted to the engine. These include the cab (side sheets and roof), slidebars (both sides), damper linkage, engine's...
Prince and David Lloyd George at Porthmadog

February Half Term Events at Preserved Railways – Wales and Scotland

Looking for something to do this February Half Term? Whether with your family, friends or by yourself, here are a few preserved railways in Wales and Scotland open this February Half Term. Wales Llangollen Railway If you fancy...