Stand and Swanage Railway // Credit General Steam Navigation Locomotive Restoration Society

35011 “General Steam Navigation” Steam Locomotive – March 2018 Update

The General Steam Navigation Locomotive Restoration Society (GSNLRS) have released their March 2018 Update. Swanage Railway’s Spring Gala 2018 “Works Outing” and Annual General Meeting (AGM) The stand was a great success at the Swanage Railway,...
44871 at Ingrow

Steam locomotive 44871 to visit the Swanage Railway

The Swanage Railway has announced that steam locomotive 44871 will be joining them for their Autumn Steam Gala. Their Autumn Steam Gala will be held from 12th – 14th October 2018 44871 joins 6233 'Duchess of Sutherland'...
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...
Steam locomotive no. 31806 on mainline test at Yeovil Junction

Steam locomotive No. 31806 to make history in Dorset this week

History will be made this week when Southern Railway 'Mogul' No. 31806 hauls a special excursion mainline passenger train between Yeovil and Weymouth for the first time in more than 50 years. Swanage Railway 'U'...
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...
South Western Railway 159 at Corfe Castle

South Western Railway train to Corfe Castle cancelled

The Swanage Railway has announced that the South Western Railway service from Salisbury to Corfe Castle on Saturday 1st September 2018 is cancelled. The reason for the train cancellation is due to strike action being...
34028 Eddystone's Chassis, awaiting to be unloaded from the lorry // Credit Southern Locomotive Ltd

34028 Eddystone’s Rolling Chassis returns back to Herston

34028 Eddystone's Rolling Chassis, which has been away at Tyseley undergoing an overhaul, has returned back to Herston. Whilst at Tyseley, a Bottom-End overhaul has been carried out, including work to Eddystone's Frame, Axle Boxes,...
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...

SR Bulleid Pacifics steam locomotives – Class Information

This week's Class Information will be looking at the Southern Railway Bulleid Pacifics, the Merchant Navy, West Country & Battle of Britain classes. After looking into the history of both classes, we will then move...
T3 563 - Swanage Railway - fundraising

Swanage Railway T3 Moves To Flour Mill

The Swanage Railway have announced that LSWR Adams T3 No. 563 will move into the Flour Mill Workshop next month. The Flour Mill Workshops can be found near the Dean Forest Railway The team at the...
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