The Spa Valley Railway

How many of you live near to or regularly travel close to a famous attraction and yet have never been there?  The sort of place that you would definitely visit if you were a tourist, but despite or maybe because it is just there on your doorstep you forget about it.  The Spa Valley Railway…

Movember is approaching!

November is a special month here at locoyard, when Movember is celebrated!  As before; at locoyard we will be holding competition to spread awareness of men’s health issues.  There will be a different Movember competition this year – there will be a small prize for a randomly selected entry and in return for this, all…

Contrasting Duets

This year’s warm and dry summer in the UK resulted in many heritage railway lines having to switch from steam to diesel power because of the fire risk.  The Watercress Line was no exception and called in support from two class 37 diesel electric locomotives – D6836 and 37901 Mirrlees Pioneer. These two locomotives were…