June 2019 Update on Southern Locomotive Ltd’s steam locomotives

Two big finance aids have been offered to Southern Locomotive Ltd (SLL) by supporters to help maintain their fleet of steam engines, along with good progress on overhauling and restoring. 34010 "Sidmouth" The first financial aid...
34070 "Manston" at Tyseley Locomotives Works // Credit SLL

Quick update on steam locomotives from Southern Locomotives Ltd

This small update by the company covers the current work on both engines at Tyseley Locomotives Works. 34070 "Manston" The plan is to overhaul "Manston" in the future, so while members of SLL have been at...
T3 563

Steam locomotive 563 to return to steam!

The 563 Locomotive Group has announced that the Swanage Railway Trust has authorised the return to steam of its T3 No.563. The locomotive was transferred to the Flour Mill workshop in the Forest of Dean...
Swanage Railway welcomes Flying Scotsman

Flying Scotsman’s visit to Swanage deemed great success

The Swanage Railway has announced that the visit of the world-famous steam locomotive, Flying Scotsman, has been judged as a 'tremendous success'. Penny Vaudoyer, the daughter of the man who saved the icon from the scrapyard,...
34028's New Smokebox // Credit SLL

Steam locomotive update from Southern Locomotives Ltd – April 2019

Southern Locomotives Ltd (SLL) has been busy the past three months repairing and restoring their fleet of engines based at the Swanage Railway. 34010 "Sidmouth" SLL is excited to announce that "Sidmouth" will enter Herston Works...
Recently repatriated from Germany, 59003 ''Yeoman Highlander'' attracts attention at Bishops Lydeard while it is prepared for a service to Minehead. Sister GB Railfreight locomotive 66763 can be seen in the distance

Class 59 locomotive to visit the Swanage Railway

The Swanage Railway has announced that 59003 'Yeoman Highlander' will be visiting them in 2019. 59003 is visiting for the diesel gala, which is to be held on the 10th, 11th and 12th May 2019. 59003...
46521 on shuttle

Swanage set to welcome steam locomotive 46521

The Swanage Railway has announced that LMS Class 2 No.46521 will be visiting the line to bolster steam locomotive availability. The visit of 46521 coincides with the visit of Flying Scotsman and Caledonian 419. 46521 will...
60103 Flying Scotsman at Corfe Castle

Steam locomotive 60103 Flying Scotsman arrives at the Swanage Railway

The Swanage Railway has announced that Flying Scotsman has arrived on the Isle of Purbeck ahead of hauling services. Flying Scotsman arrived on the Swanage Railway late on the afternoon of Tuesday, 19 March, 2019,...
Flying Scotsman coasts towards Irwell Vale on the East Lancashire Railway

Road closures during steam locomotive 60103 Flying Scotsman’s visit to Swanage

The Swanage Railway has released details of road closures and changes for when Flying Scotsman visits the line this March. Flying Scotsman is due to visit the Swanage Railway, hauling passenger trains from 22nd March...
Flying Scotsman with Alan Pegler and Penny Vaudoyer

Daughter of Flying Scotsman saviour to send steam locomotive off at the Swanage Railway

The Swanage Railway has announced that the daughter of the man who saved Flying Scotsman from the scrapyard is to wave off its first train on the railway. Penny Vaudoyer will be flying in from...
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