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  • National collection locomotive No. 777 Sir Lamiel to undergo overhaul

    National collection locomotive No. 777 Sir Lamiel to undergo overhaul

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    The sole-surviving member of the Southern Railway’s N15 ‘King Arthur’ Class, No. 777 Sir Lamiel, is set to return to steam following a new overhaul agreement.

  • North Yorkshire Moors Railway crisis appeal reaches £350k

    North Yorkshire Moors Railway crisis appeal reaches £350k

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    North Yorkshire Moors Railway (NYMR) has received a huge cash boost after people rallied round to help keep its future on track.

  • Promising start to Epping Ongar SOS appeal

    Promising start to Epping Ongar SOS appeal

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    Essex’s Epping Ongar Railway says it has had a promising start to its £200,000 Covid-19 appeal. The appeal has raised nearly £14,000 in its first week, thanks to the support of well-wishers. Due to the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic, the railway has been closed since March 20 and has therefore been unable to generate…

  • The Ones That Got Away – On sale now!

    The Ones That Got Away – On sale now!

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    Some of Britain’s finest locomotives were unceremoniously scrapped long before anyone thought to preserve them. The Ones That Got Away tells their story.

  • Early Experiments in Steam

    Early Experiments in Steam

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    In less than 30 years at the beginning of the 19th century, steam engine technology went from stationary mining machines to powering the world’s first inter-city railway.

  • Mayflower takes first trip after three years

    Mayflower takes first trip after three years

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    The steam locomotive Mayflower returned to the South with Rail Company Steam Dreams to make its first passenger-carrying trip, in three years.

  • Your Gallery | T9 Greyhound & Caley Tank 419

    Your Gallery | T9 Greyhound & Caley Tank 419

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    James Carruthers sent in some great photographs. Keep sending!

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