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.

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 …

Rare Steam Locomotive Mainline Movement in the South Today

Steam Locomotive 73082 Camelot Makes Rare Move on Mainline Today. A rare Steam locomotive movement will be taking place today on the rail network. Bluebell Railway’s resident Standard 5 Camelot locomotive will be hauled by West Coast Railway Company’s diesel class 37 668 from East Grinstead (Bluebell Railway) to Bishops Lydeard (West Somerset Railway). Currently …

Two Popular Steam Engines Visit Sussex Next Month

Two popular steam engines will be visiting Sussex in October During the weekend of 12th – 14th of October, two popular steam engines will be visiting the Bluebell Railway for their annual Giants Of Steam event. UPDATED: The lineup of visiting locomotives at Bluebell Railway Giants of Steam gala features: 60009 ‘Union of South Africa’ …