Category «Preservation»

Latest Railway Preservation News

Read about the latest railway preservation news, including news about heritage railway lines and trains in preservation. We’ll also share occasional information about upcoming preserved railway and heritage railway events from around the UK, such as diesel and steam railway galas and rare/special diesel or steam locomotive visits.

In Pictures: Bluebell Railway Giants of Steam 2019

Bluebell Railway Giants of Steam 2019 in pictures Bluebell Railway held their annual Giants of Steam gala on Friday 11th to Sunday 13th of October 2019, with a number of the bigger engines taking center stage. 5 steam locomotives powered the Giants of Steam 2019 gala, with an impressive 4 set timetable. BR Standard Class …

In Pictures: Spa Valley Summer Diesel Gala 2019

Spa Valley Railway Summer Diesel Gala 2019 Photos Spa Valley Railway’s annual summer diesel gala was held over the weekend of 1st – 4th August 2019. In attendance were visiting locomotives┬áD821 ‘Greyhound’ , one of two class 42 ‘Warship’s preserved, courtesy of Severn Valley Railway + Diesel Traction Group, and 27001 courtesy of the Class …

See Vintage 1938 London Underground Tube Stock In London This Weekend

See Vintage 1938 London Underground Tube Stock In London This Weekend London Transport Museum will be running the vintage 1938 tube stock train on the London Undergorund network this Sunday 24th February. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to see the Class 483 1938 Tube Stock historic London Underound train on the District, Circle, Metropolitan and …

Uncertain Future for 50017 Royal Oak

Uncertain Future for Boden Rail 50017 Royal Oak Update: a recent agreement has taken place which sees 50017 being sold onto preservation to the Great Central Railway. 50017 is safe, although it’s mainline equipment will be removed. Railway enthusiasts are saddened by recent news that 50017 ‘Royal Oak’ could soon be scrapped, following word of …

IN PICTURES: Bluebell Railway Giants of Steam 2018

In Pictures: Bluebell Railway Giants of Steam gala 2018 People from all over the country came to the Bluebell Railway last weekend for the annual Giants of Steam gala, featuring visiting steam locomotive 60009 A4 Union of South Africa – a chance to see the popular locomotive before it’s owner retires it into a museum …