No. 70000 Britannia

  • UK Railtours partners with Locomotive Services Ltd for summer steam tours

    UK Railtours partners with Locomotive Services Ltd for summer steam tours

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    UK Railtours is teaming up for the first time with Locomotive Services Ltd on one of three recently announced steam tours operating this August. On August 3, the ‘Irish Mail’ will run from London Euston to Holyhead, celebrating one of the world’s earliest and longest-running named trains. Starting from Euston with diesel or electric haulage,…

  • Your Gallery | 70000 Brittania at Widney Manor

    Your Gallery | 70000 Brittania at Widney Manor

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    Neil Dyson has sent in this great photo of 70000 Brittania.

  • 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…

  • Designated charter network capacity

    Designated charter network capacity

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    In the latest in our series examining the issues of operating special trains on the main line with heritage rolling stock, Andy Castledine looks at what the future is likely to hold for pathing – and the processes and implications required in planning. He also shares the view of The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust’s Graeme…

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