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Approaching completion…. An update on steam locomotive 5239 Goliath

The East Somerset Railway has released an update on the overhaul of steam locomotive 5239 Goliath, which is now nearly complete. More finishing touches have...

Steam locomotive history to be made at the Swanage Railway

The Swanage Railway has announced that history will be made during the Swanage Railway’s Autumn Steam gala when a BR Standard Class 5 locomotive hauls passenger trains between Norden and the River Frome for the first time.

NRM release statement on Class 41 locomotive future

The National Railway Museum has released a statement regarding the news yesterday that 41001 will be returning to themselves.

125 Group announce sad news for Class 41 locomotive

The 125 Group has announced that Prototype Power Car, 41001, will be returning to its owners, the National Railway Museum, in November.

Churnet Valley Railway begin to reconnect Leek

The first stage of the Churnet Valley Railway ‘Reconnect Leek’ project will be completed next Friday, 11 October.

Rail Riders is returning after nearly 30 years

After 29 years away, the Rail Riders club will be returning in 2020. The club is for avid rail enthusiasts who are back after nearly...

Hydraulic test for steam locomotive 6880 Betton Grange to be carried...

The 6880 Betton Grange Society Ltd has announced that the boiler for their new-build, Great Western Railway 6800 "Grange" Class No.6880 "Betton Grange", will...

WATCH: Steam locomotives at work at the NYMR Annual Steam Gala

Sunday 29th September 2019 saw the North Yorkshire Moors Railway host their amazing 2019 Annual Steam Gala. Over the weekend of the 27th, 28th &...

GWR Hall steam locomotive to begin running in at the GCR

The Epping Ongar Railway has announced that their Great Western Railway 4900 'Hall' Class No.4953 "Pitchford Hall" has arrived at the Great Central Railway. At...

Steam locomotive returns to steam in Devon

The South Devon Railway has announced that 1369 has returned to steam. The locomotive has been out of traffic for the past two years after...

Steam locomotive 44871 set for East Lancs gala appearance

The East Lancashire Railway has announced that steam locomotive 44871 will be joining them for their Autumn Steam Gala. Their Autumn Steam Gala will be...

Steam locomotive 1369 returns to steam

The South Devon Railway has announced that Great Western Railway 1366 Class No.1369 has been fired up for the first time in two years. Overhaul The...

Severn Valley Railway unveils 21 metre long donation wall

The Severn Valley Railway has unveiled a stunning 21-metre long donation wall in recognition of thousands of contributions made to the SVR’s ‘helping hands...

A further update on steam locomotive 72010 Hengist

Work has progressed on two fronts, with more Computer Aided Design (CAD) drawings and framework taking place recently. CAD Drawings and Tender Both the leading bogie...

Dyer and Butler donate materials to the Helston Railway

Dyer & Butler, who are a multi-disciplined engineering services specialist focused on essential infrastructure including airports, railways and highways, has announced that it has...

Whistles Acquired for steam locomotive 3840 “County of Montgomery”

Thanks to an unnamed individual, a pair of Great Western Railway whistles have been donated to the Churchward County Trust. The whistles will be...

Watercress Line completes viewing galleries refurbishment

The Watercress Line has announced that it is inviting visitors to visit its Main Viewing Gallery and Carriage Viewing Gallery following its refurbishment at...

New tickets to encourage people to visit more in the Lake...

Ullswater ‘Steamers’ and Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway in partnership with Lowther Castle, Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway and Eskdale Mill has announced that they are...
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