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Steam locomotive Winifred to steam into Bala Town in 2020

The Bala Lake Railway has announced that Hunslet 0-4-0ST 'Winifred' will steam into Bala Town Station next summer.

An update on steam locomotive Velinheli

Paul Lewin, General Manager of the Ffestiniog Railway, has released an update on the overhaul of Hunslet locomotive Velinheli.

Garratt steam locomotive becomes Statfold Barn Railway resident

The Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways has announced that the pioneer Beyer-Garratt, K1, will be moving to its new home of the Statfold Barn Railway.

An update on RHDR No 11 ‘Black Prince’

An update has been released on the overhaul work taking place on No. 11  Black Prince.

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Lister locomotive up for sale at the Perrygrove Railway

The Perrygrove Railway has announced that Lister locomotive is up for sale.

An update on steam locomotive Welsh Pony

Back in 2013, the Ffestiniog Railway Company announced that it would be restoring George England 0-4-0ST Welsh Pony back to traffic.

An update on the overhaul of WHR NG G16 Garratt No....

Over at Dinas, more progress on the Welsh Highland Railway's NG G16 Garratt 130 has been made.

An update on steam locomotive James Spooner

The Ffestiniog Railway has released an update on the work progressing to build the brand new Double Fairlie steam locomotive, James Spooner.

Award shortlist for the South Tynedale Railway

The South Tynedale Railway has announced that they have shortlisted for a number of top awards.

Bishop takes to the rails in Wales

The Talyllyn Railway played host to a distinguished visitor this Autumn in the person of the Right Reverend Cleophas Lunga, the Bishop of Matabeleland in Zimbabwe.

Talyllyn Railway’s toilets are twinned with Congo village toilets

The Talyllyn Railway has received Platinum Awards in the prestigious 2019 Loo of the Year Awards for both Ladies’ and Gent’s toilets at Abergynolwyn and Tywyn Wharf Stations.

Steam locomotive No. 7 Tom Rolt returns to steam

After a general overhaul, Talyllyn Railway No. 7 Tom Rolt has now been returned to service at the Mid Wales narrow gauge railway.

Steam locomotive Lilla returns to service after just 1 year overhaul

The Ffestiniog Railway has announced that Hunslet 0-4-0ST 'Lilla', built-in 1891, has returned to service following a successful steam test.

An update on steam locomotive No. 10 from the Corris Railway

The Corris Railway has released an update on their new build steam locomotive, Falcon No. 10.

Leighton Buzzard Railway celebrates successful gala

The Leighton Buzzard Railway has announced that its centenary gala was one of its most successful to date.

Second brand new railway carriage arrives in Ravenglass

The Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway has announced that their second brand new carriage has arrived in the Lake District.

Thrilling final to Hollycombe season

Hollycombe Steam in the Country had a successful end to the 2019 season on 19th October, staging its final Fairground at Night.

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