This coming weekend May 28th-30th is the GWSR’s annual Cotswold Festival of Steam, This year with the theme “Swindon built” to celebrate 175 years since the GWR’s Swindon workshops opened. 8 locos will be in steam for the event operating an intensive service, including steam runs to Laverton over Stanway Viaduct (not usually possible any…
As promised when we looked at posters, railwayana and other details (click here for more) at Buckfastleigh, this is the report looking at a site visit to Buckfastleigh on the South Devon Railway, that include photographs of 1366 class pannier tank 1369 in steam, as well as other locomotives, both steam and diesel..
Today’s model of the Week is a GWR member of the Locoyard fleet of locomotives. Bachmann’s 49XX Hall class model is very good (click here for it’s review) and today we look at the locomotive behind the model…
JK Rowling’s Harry Potter series of books (and films) are hugely successful and popular. As with all good magical book’s; it features a steam engine (what could be more magical than a steam locomotive?!)
In November last year, a few pictures taken of 4953 Pitchford Hall were published, today we (finally!) complete looking at the brief visit to Loughborough in 2011.
Following yesterday’s review of Bachmann’s 00 scale model of the GWR Hall, today we look at a real Hall class
Class: GWR 49XX Hall Class Use: Mixed Traffic Region: Western Era: 1928-1965 Preserved examples: 4920 Dumbleton Hall – South Devon Railway 4930 Hagley Hall