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Third guest steam locomotive announced for SVR’s Spring Steam Gala

The Severn Valley Railway has confirmed Great Western Railway 56XX No.5619 is the third guest engine for their March 2019 Spring Steam Gala. About 5619 No.5619...
Horn Cheek Faces // Credit SMF

Update on steam locomotive No.13268 – January 2019

The Stanier Mogul Fund has been busy over the past month in overhauling No.13268. Pony Truck and Horn Cheeks Now flipped over, members can access the...
4231 at Swindon Works // Credit Unknown

GWR 42XX, 5205, 5275 and 72XX Classes of steam locomotives –...

Built for short-distance heavy coal trains, the 4200s and variations played a key part in the transport of Welsh coal. Once exploring the working careers...
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WATCH: Drone footage as detonators mark last steam locomotive over Butts...

Drone footage has been released showing the last ever steam train to traverse over the historic Butts Bridge on the Mid Hants Railway. The reason...

Llangollen Railway launch new Corwen appeal

As the Llangollen Railway head towards re-opening the line to Corwen Central, they have launched a brand new appeal. The new appeal comes as the...
1450 stops at Hayles Halt

Steam locomotive 1450 to visit the Didcot Railway Centre

The Didcot Railway Centre has announced that GWR 14XX Class No.1450 will be visiting them for a few months in 2019. The Collett 0-4-2 will...
5239 Goliath

An update on steam locomotive 5239 Goliath – 8th January 2019

The East Somerset Railway has released an update on the overhaul work taking place on 5239 Goliath. Work is progressing on the boiler, bunker and...
78018 on shed at Loughborough

Steam locomotive 78018 to visit the East Lancashire Railway

The East Lancashire Railway has announced that 78018 will be visiting the line for their Spring Steam Gala 2019. BR Class 2 No.78018 will be...
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Watercress Line to offer FREE travel to under 4s

The Watercress Line has announced that children under 4 will soon be able to travel for free. From February 2019, the heritage railway will be...

Steam locomotive 60163 Tornado to visit the Wensleydale Railway TWICE in...

The Wensleydale Railway has announced that LNER A1 Pacific locomotive No. 60163 'Tornado' is to visit the line twice in 2019. All being well, Tornado...
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WATCH: steam locomotive 70013 Oliver Cromwell on her final day in...

Monday 31st December New Years Eve 2018 saw 70013 Oliver Cromwell bid farewell as she ran for the last time before she is withdrawn...
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Steam locomotive 5199 on the final day of festive trains at...

It might be the start of a new year, but the Llangollen Railway are still running trains through the Welsh countryside. New Year's Day saw GWR...
41241 on the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway

Double headed steam locomotives at the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway

The Keighley and Worth Valley Railway has announced that steam locomotives will be hauling trains tomorrow. Standard 2 78022 and Ivatt 41241 will be double...
Ruislip Lido Railway

Where has RailAdvent been in 2018? – Part 2

2018 is almost over, and what a year it has been. As we head for the start of 2019, we take a look back...
37401 and 25059 at Damems Junction on the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway

Where has RailAdvent been in 2018? – Part 1

2018 is almost over, and what a year it has been. As we head for the start of 2019, we take a look back...
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WATCH: RailView, a Year in Review

As 2018 draws to an end and the rail activity slows for the Christmas period, RailView thought what better way to celebrate than to...
10000 Hauling an Passenger Train // Credit Phil Copleston

LNER W1 ‘Hush Hush’ Class of steam locomotive – Lost Class

An experimental engine with a unique boiler, the London and North Eastern Railway's W1 No.10000 forms the topic of this week's Lost Class article. LNER W1...
4144 for Severn Valley Railway

Steam locomotive 4144 to visit the Severn Valley Railway in 2019

The Severn Valley Railway has announced that GWR Tank No.4144 will be visiting them for their Spring Steam Gala. The 2019 Spring Steam Gala will...