First steam locomotive announced for The Watercress Line’s Autumn Steam Gala

The Mid Hants Railway (The Watercress Line) have announced that Great Western Railway (GWR) 7800 'Manor' Class No.7822 "Foxcote Manor" as the first guest...

Where and when to see steam locomotive No.60009 Union of South...

Steam locomotive No.60009 Union of South Africa will be back in steam on the mainline and will be in London and Minehead on Saturday 18th August...

Helston Railway welcome visiting steam locomotive for the 2018 season

The Helston Railway have announced that the Somerset & Dorset Railway Trust's steam locomotive 'Kilmersdon' will be visiting them for the 2018 season. The locomotive...

Update from the 6695 Loco Group on the overhaul of steam...

The 6695 Loco Group have released an update on their Facebook page with the latest work carried out on 6695's overhaul at the West...

MR 3835 / LMS Fowler 4F Class steam locomotives – Class...

This week we turn to the Midland 3835 / LMS Fowler 4F Classes, 0-6-0 engines designed for freight work. Once looking at the background of...

February Half Term Events at Preserved Railways – South East and...

Looking for something to do this February Half Term? Whether with your family, friends or yourself, here are a few preserved railways in the...

West Somerset Railway add on for Train Sim World coming to...

Dovetail Games has announced that they are bringing the West Somerset Railway add on to the Xbox One version of Train Sim World. This route is...

GWR 4900 ‘Hall’ and 6959 ‘Modified Hall’ Class steam locomotives –...

The Great Western Railway's 4900 'Hall' Class were the GWR's most numerous 4-6-0 type engines ever built. They will be the focus of this week's...

Update on steam locomotive 9351’s Overhaul – End of April 2019

Work is progressing on reassembling Great Western Railway Small Mogul No.9351 following the frame and boiler being reunited. Boiler and Cab Cladding is fully fitted along...

Final steam locomotive guest announced for West Somerset Railway’s Autumn Gala

The West Somerset Railway has announced that BR Standard 4 Tank steam locomotive No.80104 will be visiting the line. No. 80104 is the final guest...

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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