North Norfolk Railway Spring Steam Gala 2017

On the 22nd April, I visited the North Norfolk Railway for the Spring Steam Gala. An intensive service was in operation, and saw six steam locomotives operating. Visiting locomotives were LMS Stanier 8F, No. 48624, 2-8-0 from the Great Central Railway, and 56xx GWR 0-6-2T, 5643, visiting from the Embsay & Bolton Abbey Railway, and owned…

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Bulleid 50 – Nene Valley Railway

On Saturday 25th February 2017, I visited the Nene Valley Railway for their Bulleid 50 event, celebrating the return of Battle of Britain class, 34081 ’92 Squadron’ and commemorating the end of Bulleid Pacifics on the mainline. As their website described;“The summer of 1967 is remembered for many things.  We could watch colour television for…

Happy Christmas 2016!

Merry Christmas Locoyard followers! We hope you have a fantastic day.  Here is a slideshow of this years Advent Calendar for you to enjoy. Thank you to everyone who contributed to this years Advent Calendar, without you it would not have been possible. Please check out the below links from this years contributors: Thanks go…

24th December 2016 – Locoyard Advent Calendar

Our final image of this year’s Advent Calendar is of a steam locomotive that once worked within the Artic Circle and is therefore a fitting end. Tomorrow on Christmas Day we will publish a slideshow of all images of this years Advent Calendar. Click on the picture to reveal today’s Advent picture! Got a picture…

23rd December 2016 – Locoyard Advent Calendar

Today’s picture is of a train that has a purpose and appearance that captures the spirit of the season perfectly.  The Holiday train has been run by Canadian Pacific since 1999 as a charity fundraiser, delivering food and cash in the USA and Canada.  Please check out the website of the non-profit organisation at www.cpr.ca/holiday-train/canada or go to…