4588 at Peak Rail

Earlier in the year we reported (here) that the Paignton and Dartmouth Railway had sold their GWR prairie tank locomotive no 4588, but we were unsure of the final destination.  Thanks to Colin Foster we can report that 4588 is currently in Rowsley South on the Peak Railway.  Given that it is parked next to Pete…

Bulleids at the NRM

Good afternoon, In July I visited the National Railway Museum with my family and tonight we are looking at some of the various photos of Bulleids I took. In the museums Great Hall you can see 35029 Ellerman Lines (albeit sectioned in 2 to show the internal workings of a steam loco) and 34051 Winston…

Braveheart is on its Way Back

Tonight we have a short blog post to report on progress of an overhaul of a British Railways Standard class locomotive in Devon.  A few days ago, the Paignton and Dartmouth Steam Railway published pictures of their BR Standard 4MT 4-6-0, 75014 Braveheart’s boiler arriving back from Crewe at Churston on their Facebook page (click…