Unseen Steam Features

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The Type 2 (later Class 24) B-Bo- diesel-electrics were amongst the first to enter service after the adoption of the Modernisation. Here No D5033 is seen on shed at Shrewsbury in 1970.

The aim of the plan was outlined in three introductory paragraphs. The second of these read as...

Railway Clearing House map showing the network of lines around the Severn Bridge

The origins of the bridge at Sharpness lie in the early 19th century. The Severn & Wye...

Two of the ‘02’ class 0-4-4Ts sent to the Isle of Wight — Nos W21 and W36 — stand outside the shed at St John’s Road in January 1963.

William Adams (1823-1904) had been locomotive superintendent of the North London Railway (1858-...

Bedford

The announcement last week by the Secretary of State for Transport, Patrick McLoughlin, that the...

Artist's impression of the new Class 800 at Paddington in the new Great Western Railway colours.
It’s almost a case of back to the future as the first holder of the franchise covering the...
Llangollen

The election of Jeremy Corbyn as the new leader of the Labour Party means that, unless there’s a...

Class 142

Recorded in the 2014 Rail Franchise Handbook and thus showing the last reported figures for 2012...

30065

At a time when locomotive moves between railways are as common as the fickleness of Premier...

Here the fireman of Gresley ‘A4’ No 60009 Union of South Africa is piling on the coal as the engine attacks the rising grades through Hitchin up to Stevenage on 8 September 1951. © Ben Brooksbank- Creative Commons License

Britain of the early 1930s was a depressing place; the economy had deteriorated since the Wall...

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