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6880 tender begins work

Work starts on the tender for steam locomotive No.6880 Betton Grange

The 6880 Society have announced that work has started on the tender for new build GWR steam locomotive No.6880 Betton Grange. The Society has an...
Tornado passes No. 8572 at Bridgnorth on the Severn Valley Railway

A repairs update on steam locomotive No.60163 Tornado – 16th July...

The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust has released an update on the repair work being carried out to A1 steam locomotive No.60163 Tornado taking place...
Class 08 No.D3935 // Credit Steve Allen

New locomotive? Announcements from the M and GN Joint Railway Society

Following on from the M&GN Joint Railway Society's Annual General Meeting, they have made some exciting announcements. New Additions Class 08 No.D3935 The Society has purchased D3935. This...
55019 "Royal Highland Fusilier" // Credit: James Whincup and The Deltic Preservation Society Ltd

Diesel locomotive No.55019 to Visit Great Central Railway’s 2018 Autumn Diesel...

The Deltic Preservation Society has confirmed that their Class 55 'Deltic' No.55019 "Royal Highland Fusilier" will be attending the Great Central Railway's 2018 Autumn Diesel...
Brass Safety Valve Bonnet // Credit 6695 Loco Group

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...
76084 at Levisham on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway

North Yorkshire Moors Railway tv series commissioned for second series

The North Yorkshire Moors Railway has announced that 'The Yorkshire Steam Railway: All Aboard' tv programme has been commissioned for a second series. Filming commenced...
No. 43924 at Keighley station on the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway

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...
65894

Steam locomotive No.65894 and a Harry Potter carriage to visit the...

The Wensleydale Railway has announced that steam locomotive No.65894 will be visiting the line until the end of August 2018. The J27, appearing thanks to...
35018 British India Line

West Coast Railways steam locomotive to visit the Wensleydale Railway

The Wensleydale Railway have announced that a West Coast Railways steam locomotive could be visiting the line to operate services. The heritage railway had previously...
5199 arrives at Carrog on the Llangollen Railway

Steam locomotive hauled trains return to the Llangollen Railway this weekend

The Llangollen Railway has announced that steam locomotives will be once again hauling trains through the Dee Valley from this weekend. As you will be aware, the...
6990 Witherslack Hall on the East Lancashire Railway

Steam locomotive hauled trains return to the East Lancashire Railway this...

The East Lancashire Railway has announced that steam locomotives will be once again hauling trains through the Irwell Valley from this weekend. As you will...
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Steam locomotive No.1264 to visit Great Central Railway Autumn Steam Gala

The Great Central Railway has announced that LNER B1 No.1264 will be visiting the line for their Autumn Steam Gala. The Autumn Steam Gala will...
England team 1966

Special offers on steam locomotive hauled trains – England wins, you...

Update (12/07/2018): As most of you will be aware, England did not win their Semi Final match against Croatia. This, therefore, means that these...

GWR No.111 “The Great Bear” 4-6-2 – Steam Locomotive Lost Class

With an aim to cover every class and one-off engines, here at RailAdvent, we are launching another series called "Lost Class". As the name implies,...
Network Rail workers help out at North Yorkshire Moors Railway

Network Rail workers help out North Yorkshire Moors Railway

Network Rail has announced that eleven employees from the company have spent the day volunteering at the North Yorkshire Moors Railway. The workers helped out...
Aln Valley Railway receive grant to extend line

Heritage steam railway receives £146,000 grant to extend running line

The Aln Valley Railway has announced it has been successful in getting a grant to extend their running line. The grand allows the railway to...
No.1 to visit the Foxfield Railway

Steam Locomotive Brookes No.1 to visit Foxfield Railway’s Summer Gala

The Foxfield Railway have announced that the Heritage Lottery Funded Brookes No.1 will be visiting the railway for their Summer Gala. No.1 will be visited...

July 2018 update on steam locomotive No.1014 ‘County of Glamorgan’

The 1014 The G.W. County Project has released an update on work completed between April and July 2018 on their project to overhaul steam...