Micky on the Isle of Wight

Good evening, Tonight we are looking at locksands visit to the Isle of Wight railway to see the lines new Ivatt tank. I will be visit the line in June so expect a future post on the new tank engine. Back in the late 1940s and into the 1950s a small tank engine was built…

Scotsman 2016

The National Railway Museum have published details of plans for the world’s most famous steam locomotive’s first year of operation after completion of its major overhaul.  According to the latest official Flying Scotsman overhaul blog entry* to-date (as this article is published,) Riley and Sons still plan to complete the Flying Scotsman’s overhaul later this…