Better Connected

According to the Railway Heritage Association (www.heritagerailways.com) the total sum of track distance of heritage railways in the UK is no less than 536 miles!  That is longer than the total London Underground system and further than the distance between London and Glasgow.  With one exception (that I can think of) this has been done…

Arriving soon at Platform 9 3/4

Good evening, As reported last year, almost exactly to the day, www.railwaytouring.net announced that 5972 Olton Hall was to run a special in June before being “taken to the Warner Bros Museum for the rest of its days”. The tour sold out so quickly that they ran a second tour in July. Today it was announced…

BR Green Flying Scotsman for 2015

Tonight we have a blog post perfectly timed for Burns Night!  Following this month’s earlier blog post about the worlds most famous steam engine, it has been announced that the Flying Scotsman is to be returned into service numbered 60103 in British Railways brunswick green.