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...
419 at the Churnet Valley Railway

Steam locomotive 419 joins 60103 Flying Scotsman at the Swanage Spring Steam Up

The Swanage Railway has announced that Caledonian Railway 419 will be visiting them for their Spring Steam Up. The Spring Steam Up will be held between 29th - 31st March 2019. The event is set...
31874 in Preservation // Credit The Swanage Moguls Fund

SECR/SR N Class steam locomotives – Sole Survivor

Built for hauling a variety of train types across tracks which could only handle light axle loading, the N Class helped the South Eastern and Chatham Railway (SECR) replace older engines and reduce the need...
Eddystone's Boiler Undergoing Hydraulic Test // Credit SLL

Steam locomotive update from Southern Locomotives Ltd – January 2019

Work on the Southern Locomotives Ltd (SSL) fleet has been ongoing both on and off-site, with two engines in service. 34028 "Eddystone" With 34072 "257 Squadron" in traffic, more time can be spent on overhauling 34028. Bryn...
Flying Scotsman passes 34092 'City of Wells' at Ramsbottom

Steam locomotive 60103 Flying Scotsman to visit the Swanage Railway

The Swanage Railway has announced that LNER A3 60103 Flying Scotsman will be visiting the line in 2019. The locomotive will also be reunited with a rare Pullman observation carriage for the first time in...
34072 257 Squadron

An update on steam locomotives from Southern Locomotives Ltd

Southern Locomotives Ltd has released a full update on the work they are completing on locomotives (either in service or undergoing overhaul). The big news comes as 34072 257 Squadron has been commissioned and is...