News from the Bulleid Society reveals that scenes such as those posted here have taken a step closer to being repeated. The boiler is to be removed from it’s frames and sent to Crewe for overhaul.
Those who caught this morning’s Advent Calendar Post would have seen an advanced preview of today’s blog post. Yesterday (December 8th), 34067 Tangmere worked “The Bath Christmas Market”; a mainline steam excursion running from
Following from yesterdays look at the Watercress Line’s resident ex-LMS Black 5 45379, today we complete the round-up from the visit to the railway on Saturday. We begin at Alresford (above and below) where 850 Lord Nelson (or Nellie; as it is nicknamed) ran
Last week saw the last of a series posts charting my steam adventures of my youth which are charted in the About page. So that there is some continuity and to pick up the Steam Diary where the About page finishes comes a few posts from a visit to the Bluebell Railway in 2009. We…
One of the last gap’s in Locoyard’s reviews of Southern models is the unrebuilt West Country / Battle of Britain pacific. So hopefully this review will wrap things up nicely! Class: Rebuilt West Country / Battle of Britain class Use: Express Passenger and
This is the first of a couple of steam glimpses, the second will be published tomorrow. This picture was taken on 23rd August 2011 and is of unrebuilt Battle of Britain class pacific 34067 Tangmere approaching Southampton Central in appalling weather conditions! You’ll be pleased to learn that tomorrow’s glimpse of steam is brighter (and…
A brief blog post tonight with a picture from 15th October 2011 of Battle of Britain class 34067 Tangmere on the return leg of a mainline excursion (The Swanage