Flying Scotsman Steams!

On 21st December 2015, the world’s most famous steam locomotive steamed for the first time since the overhaul commenced and almost exactly ten years since its last excursion hauling the ‘Christmas Lunch Excursion’ run by Vintage Trains on 17 December 2005. There is some work still left to complete ahead of the loco making its first…

“Big Plans” to transform the world’s largest railway museum

The City of York Council working with Network Rail, the National Railway Museum and the Homes and Communities Agency have created a “new vision” for York.  The scheme includes various improvements of how the railway station is accessed from the city centre and the redevelopment of the city’s largest (178 acre) brownfield site located behind York Central railway station.  The…

Worlds Most Famous Train

Good evening, Tonight we are looking at a rather interesting story that was in the newspapers recently about the worlds most famous train.The National Railway Museum asked people across four continents to name five trains or engines they had heard of and the Scotsman topped the poll. It came out just ahead of the Rajadhani…