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44871 at Ingrow

Steam locomotive 44871 to visit the Swanage Railway

The Swanage Railway has announced that steam locomotive 44871 will be joining them for their Autumn Steam Gala. Their Autumn Steam Gala will be held...
40145 and 31466 pass Townsend Fold on the East Lancashire Railway

Diesel locomotives team up for East Lancashire Railway Diesel Gala

This weekend, on the 22nd and 23rd September 2018, the East Lancashire Railway will be holding their Autumn Diesel Gala, with a number of...
Walking Britains Lost Railways

Dartmoor Railway to feature on Channel 5

The Dartmoor Railway Association has announced that they will be featuring in a new series on Channel 5. One episode of Channel 5's 'Walking Britain's...
6880 Betton grange tender

Work continues on tender for steam locomotive 6880 Betton Grange

6880 Betton Grange Society Ltd has released an update on the progress on the work being taken on the new tender for steam locomotive 6880...
1940s weekend at the West Somerset Railway

West Somerset Railway’s 1940s weekend a success!

The West Somerset Railway has announced that their 1940s weekend was a huge success, with many vintage fans attending to see re-enactors and more! All...
5239 Goliath frames

An update on steam locomotive 5239 Goliath – 19th September 2018

The East Somerset Railway has released a further update on the overhaul work being completed to steam locomotive No.5239 Goliath. The frames were re-wheeled last...
80078

Steam locomotive No.80078 to visit The Watercress Line

The Mid Hants Railway has announced that Standard 4MT steam locomotive No.80078 will be joining the line up at their Autumn Steam Gala. 80078 joins...
5199 arrives at Carrog on the Llangollen Railway

Steam locomotive 5199 to visit The Watercress Line

The Watercress Line (Mid Hants Railway) has announced that GWR steam locomotive 5199 will be visiting them for their Autumn Steam Gala. The Autumn Steam...
73082 "Camelot" // Credit Simon AC Martin

TIMINGS ADDED: Steam locomotive 73082 Camelot to make rare movement on...

As the West Somerset Railway Autumn Steam Gala approaches, one of their visiting steam locomotives (73082 Camelot) will be making a rare appearance on...
New Safety Valve Top // Credit Darrin Crone

An update on steam locomotive No. 60007 Sir Nigel Gresley –...

The latest update (No.32) has been published on the National Railway Museum's website, featuring the progress made on returning Sir Nigel Gresley to steam...
60532 'Blue Peter' at Haymarket, Edinburgh // Credit Tour Scotland Photographs And Videos

LNER Peppercorn A2 Class steam locomotives – Sole Survivor

Powerful and fast, the Peppercorn A2s were some of the best and last Pacifics designed by the LNER and form the topic for this...
40012 Aureol

Class 40 locomotive has turbo failure and can’t attend Autumn Diesel...

The East Lancashire Railway has, unfortunately, had to replace 40012 Aureol with 40145 at their Autumn Diesel Gala after it has been confirmed that she...
Class 50 at Irwell Vale

Class 50 locomotive to visit the Nene Valley Railway

The Nene Valley Railway have announced that Class 50 locomotive 50015 Valiant will be visiting them for their Diesel Gala. 50015 Valiant's visit is thanks...

An update on the Heritage Lottery funded second platform at the...

The East Somerset Railway has released an update into the Heritage Lottery funded project at Cranmore station to add a second platform. The project has...
Overnight running at the South Devon Railway

Steam trains to run throughout the night at the South Devon...

The South Devon Railway has announced that they will be running trains overnight at their Golden Anniversary Gala. The overnight running will take place between...
3061 Empress

Pontypool and Blaenavon Railway acquire steam locomotive No.3061 Empress

The Pontypool and Blaenavon Railway have announced that they have acquired steam locomotive No.3061 Empress. Empress has already arrived at the railway, with a view...
5239 Goliath rewheeled

An update on the overhaul of steam locomotive 5239 Goliath –...

The East Somerset Railway has released a short update on the overhaul of steam locomotive 5239 Goliath. It has been a very busy week for...
Midland Railway Butterley steam locomotive for son of driver

Midland Railway Butterley plays part in reuniting steam locomotive with a...

On Saturday 14th July 2018, the Midland Railway Butterley helped out during a special day where Bernard Davis from Cwmbran, South Wales, caught up...