Update 4 on steam locomotive 563

The 563 Locomotive Group has released an update on the work taking place to overhaul steam locomotive No. 563.

Steam locomotive history to be made at the Swanage Railway

The Swanage Railway has announced that history will be made during the Swanage Railway’s Autumn Steam gala when a BR Standard Class 5 locomotive hauls passenger trains between Norden and the River Frome for the first time.

Update on steam locomotives from Southern Locomotives Ltd – September 2019

Southern Locomotives Ltd (SLL) have published the latest news on their fleet of seven steam engines. 34010 "Sidmouth" Recent work has been at contractors, the North...

Steam locomotive 34053 Sir Keith Park to attend Tyseley Locomotive Works...

Vintage Trains has announced that Southern Railway "Battle of Britain" Class No.34053 "Sir Keith Park" will be joining the in steam line-up at Tyseley...

First guest steam locomotives announced for GCR Autumn Steam Gala

The Great Central Railway has confirmed two engines which, subject to availability, will be attending the line's Autumn Steam Gala (ASG) in October. Guests The first...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

EXCLUSIVE: The Duke – The Impossible Dream – Past, Present and...

Following on from this, we are delighted to announce that we have been contacted by The BR Class 8 Steam Locomotive Trust and they have provided us with an exclusive update on the history of the project, written by Trevor Tuckley. The update below is in its original unedited version
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