The Great Gathering once more
The Great Gathering is underway. All remaining 6 A4 class locomotives together for the last time in the yard at Locomotion, Shildon. The offshoot of the National Railway museum in York. Next week ... (more)
Making rare appearances outside the National Railway Museum, LNER V2 4771 "Green Arrow" and World speed record holder 4468 "Mallard" are dragged to the Fab Four event at Barrow Hill Roundhouse by ... (more)
A popular attraction at the National Railway Museum in York is this ex - Chinese Railways class KF7 locomotive.Built in the U.K. at the Vulcan Foundry,in Lancashire,the loco was donated to the mus... (more)
"Merchant Navy" Pacific 35029 "Ellerman Lines" was withdrawn from main line service in 1966,and entered preservation. A few years ago someone had the idea to section the loco as an educational aid... (more)
Among the numerous exhibits at the N.R.M. in York is this lovingly restored class 76 electric. Originally known as class EM1,the 58 locos of this type,built in 1948, worked trains on the 1500 volt... (more)
Gresley A4 Pacific 60019 "Bittern",running as sister loco 4492 "Dominion Of New Zealand" heads past Keenes Crossing,shortly after passing Gloucester with "The Cathedrals Express",an excursion from... (more)
The National Railway museum at York has a subsidiary in the County Durham village of Shildon where years ago an important wagon works was situated. Last month a guest engine was transferred from Y... (more)
A "Deans Goods" loco on static display at Swindon Railway Museum - complete with waxworks traincrew.
Standing inside the Railway Museum at Swindon is 92220 "Evening Star",the last loco built for British Railways.The loco was completed in 1960,and I can remember seeing it under construction !
Stanier 8F No. 48305 (running in the guise of 48476) passing Woodthorpe on the Great Central Railway on a demonstration freight train.
'Brittania' Class No. 70013 Oliver Cromwell passes Woodthorpe on the Great Central Railway. The locomotive is part of the National Collection based at the National Railway Museum, York.
Ex Southern Railway #850 "Lord Nelson" belongs to the National Collection and currently wears the attractive SR malachite green livery.