Squire’s Portable Bar

An interesting look at some of the rolling stock on the North Norfolk Railway. Squire’s Portable Bar By guest blogger Don Campbell Steam Preservation Railways are becoming ever more popular and, with the increased revenue, the Societies have been ploughing more and more money into restoring not only locomotives but also old rolling stock –…

David Shepherd sells Black Prince

Since 1967 when it was purchased from British Railway for £3,000, Standard 9F class 92203 has been owned by wildlife artist David Sheppard.  Since then 92203 was named Black Prince and it has become quite a celebrity and even a record holder.  In September 1982, 92203 hauled the heaviest train ever by a steam locomotive in Britain, starting an…