A4

  • ‘King’, ‘A4’ and debutant ‘9F’ steal show at Moors line gala spectacular

    ‘King’, ‘A4’ and debutant ‘9F’ steal show at Moors line gala spectacular

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    THE North Yorkshire Moors Railway (NYMR) pulled off what might be regarded as one of the biggest steam galas of the 2000s on September 27-29, which not only featured a hugely impressive locomotive line-up, but also illustrated how far the line’s motive power department has come in a relatively short timeframe. It was only in…

  • Rare totem signs in starring role at July Stafford sale

    Rare totem signs in starring role at July Stafford sale

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    Rare British Railways station totem signs take centre stage at Railwayana Auctions UK’s next Stafford auction.

  • Standard fayre at Poynton

    Standard fayre at Poynton

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    MOST of the Big Four’s flagship express locomotives were handsome beasts.

  • Headboard memories for trainspotters of a certain age

    Headboard memories for trainspotters of a certain age

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    Two headboards will bring back memories for we trainspotters.

  • No. 60007 joins Hosking fleet at Crewe

    No. 60007 joins Hosking fleet at Crewe

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    The agreement will see No. 60007 step into the void left by classmate No. 4464 Bittern at Crewe.

  • A4 Sir Nigel Gresley signs up with Saphos Trains

    A4 Sir Nigel Gresley signs up with Saphos Trains

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    GRESLEY A4 No. 60007 Sir Nigel Gresley will spend the next 10 years on the main line working Saphos Trains’ railtours. The engine’s owning group, the Sir Nigel Gresley Locomotive Trust (SNGLT) and the Royal Scot Locomotive & General Trust (RSL&GT), have an agreement, which will see the Pacific operate as part of the Crewe-based…

  • All change on the Great Northern

    All change on the Great Northern

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    eter Brown takes a ride on the new Class 717 EMUs, which over the next few months will transform Great Northern services.

  • Layouts we love: ‘O’, what an amazing sight!

    Layouts we love: ‘O’, what an amazing sight!

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    If you want to watch something truly incredible, make yourself comfortable, open the video link at the end of this feature.

  • Layouts we love: The delicate dance of an A4 Pacific

    Layouts we love: The delicate dance of an A4 Pacific

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    Pete Kelly is caught up in nostalgia as he spends an hour surrounded by John White’s remarkable OO-scale Leeds and Doncaster layout.  John White has built several well-known O-scale layouts, including one that can now be seen at the Oakham Treasures Museum in Bristol called ‘Oakham Halt’, which the public can operate, and which he…

  • Fife Council rejects Cameron’s museum plans on appeal

    Fife Council rejects Cameron’s museum plans on appeal

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    Having failed, John said he would meet with his fellow trustees to consider his next move.

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