Following a series of locomotive failures in the spring and summer of 2014, the West Coast Railway Company’s LMS 5MT 44932 was rostered to take charge of several railtours with various promoters to a wide variety of destinations across the south. In this video by regular UKHH contributor James Corben, we follow 44932 around the…
Tonight’s blog post is very short, publishing a few pictures taken of the Watercress Line’s resident ex-LMS Black 5 45379 working tender-first through Ropley station.
Tonight we have the last back-dated blog post from the North York Moors Railway in 2011, featuring ex-LMS Black 5 class 45428 Eric Treacy at Grosmont.
Tonight we go back in time to 2011 and have a good look at the North York Moors Railway’s fantastic Loco yard. Grosmont is certainly one of my favourite places in the country when it comes to steam locomotive depots.
This is the first BR standard class locomotive to feature in the Model of the week series. Once again, we shall be looking at the history of the prototype, illustrated by pictures of Bachmann’s rendition of the model (click here for the model review).
Today we have a look at the Watercress Line’s resident ex-LMS “Black 5” 45379,
Today’s Bad Weather has given a good excuse to publish a few pictures taken in 2011 of Ropley on the Watercress Line, in terrible weather conditions. Rather than snow, it was torrential rain on the day which made for some great
Tonight we go back to 2011 to see ex-LMS Black 5 class 45428 at Whitby about to begin pulling the “Yorkshire Coast Express” to Pickering. This locomotive is named after the famous railway photographer
Class: GWR 49XX Hall Class Use: Mixed Traffic Region: Western Era: 1928-1965 Preserved examples: 4920 Dumbleton Hall – South Devon Railway 4930 Hagley Hall
As with many other preserved line’s, last Sunday 4th November saw the last day of public service trains on the Watercress Line in 2012. The upcoming month of December will see steam return to