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34059's Rolling Chassis // Credit John Fry

Update on the Overhaul of steam locomotive 34059 “Sir Archibald Sinclair”...

A big milestone has been reached in the overhaul of the Bluebell Railway's Southern Railway 'Battle of Britain' Class engine with the start of...
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WATCH: 60163 Tornado steams through York and Doncaster

Saturday 15th June saw LNER A1 Pacific Steam Locomotive No. 60163 Tornado take charge of The Yorkshire Pullman from London Kings Cross to Scarborough...
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Isabel Ale special brew for Epping Ongar Real Ale Festival

The Epping Ongar Railway has announced that it is presenting over 80 beers at its summer festival this weekend. The festival will celebrate both 60...
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Job Vacancies at the West Somerset Railway

The West Somerset Railway has announced two new roles that have become available for people looking for a job. The first job is a Catering...
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Job opportunity at the Didcot Railway Centre

The Didcot Railway Centre has announced that they have a new opportunity for someone to come and work in their management team. The Marketing &...
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Update on the Overhaul of steam locomotive 47445

The Midland Railway - Butterley has posted an update on the overhaul of their London, Midland and Scottish Railway 3F 'Jinty' No.47445. The work is...
35005 Back as a 4-6-2 // Credit MHR

Latest Update on steam locomotive 35005 ‘Canadian Pacific’

Another milestone has been reached in the heavy overhaul with the Bogie and Trailing Truck reunited with the frame, forming a 4-6-2 rolling chassis. Several...
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Sainsbury’s Volunteers help out at Someset and Dorset Railway

Sainsbury’s store celebrates 150 years in the business this year and have allowed their Colleagues to make suggestions about how to celebrate. Local Midsomer Norton...
46521 on the Great Central Railway

Steam locomotive 46521 set for Summer visit to Swanage

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 is...
Beer festival at the North Norfolk Railway

18th Annual Beer Festival at North Norfolk Railway

Down at the North Norfolk Railway, its their Beer Festival's 18th birthday. Why not head down to Sheringham to celebrate. The beer festival will be...
Tender Tank // Credit D G Welding

June Update on new build steam locomotive 32424 Beachy Head

Good progress is being on the construction of London, Brighton and South Coast Railway H2 Atlantic No.32424 "Beachy Head" at the Bluebell Railway. Boiler Majority of...
Vintage set on the North Norfolk Railway

Vintage carriage set out this weekend at the North Norfolk Railway

The North Norfolk Railway has announced that their Vintage carriages will be out this weekend. Visitors can use the vintage carriages, at no extra cost,...
Wickham trolley and trailer

Wickham Trolley and trailer complete at Somerset and Dorset Railway

The Somerset and Dorset railway has announced that the Wickham trolley restoration is now complete. Recently, there has been a concerted effort to complete the...
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Steam locomotive 7802 Bradley Manor withdrawn from service in Somerset

The Erlestoke Manor Fund has released a statement regarding their GWR Manor, 7802 Bradley Manor, which is currently at the West Somerset Railway. On Sunday...
Class 08 arrives at the Avon Valley Railway

Avon Valley Railway buys locomotive for just £1!

The Avon Valley Railway has announced that they have bought an ex-BR Class 08 shunter locomotive for just £1. Class 08 No.08663, or D3830, has...
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Class 33 locomotive to visit the Dean Forest Railway

The Dean Forest Railway has announced that Class 33 locomotive No.33063 'R.J. Mitchell' will be visiting them in 2019. This class 33 will be visiting...
Bridge 11

Bridge Works Complete on Northampton & Lamport Extension

The Northampton and Lamport Railway has announced that phase one of Bridge 11 and its work is completed. Over the last 5 weeks, volunteers have...
Chasewater Railway

Chasewater Railway looking for volunteers

The Chasewater Railway is looking for volunteers to come and help them run the railway in Staffordshire. The heritage railway is a standard gauge railway...
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