Sheffield Victoria Station – a guest contribution from Nick Littlewood

Regular contributor Nick Littlewood has kindly sent some fascinating pictures of Sheffield Victoria Station. Sheffield Victoria was a main station on the former Great Central Railway.  Opened 15 September 1851, the station took on great importance by the unique Woodhead Line that linked Sheffield, Penistone and Manchester.  However, Beeching’s second report in 1965 recommended consolidation…

The Science Museum

It was a visit to the Science Museum in London that sparked the quest to find the most famous steam locomotive (click here to read more).   However despite that, there had yet to be a proper article on the three locomotives to be found there, so here (at last!) it is!

A Princess in Paddington – A Guest Blog Post from Nick Littlewood

Fellow twitterer Nick Littlewood has been kind enough to send these photographs of a Princess at Paddington Station.  I strongly advise followers of this blog on twitter to follow Nick  (@NickPLittlewood), as he always has something interesting to post!  Nick has also since contributed photographs of GWR King class 6000 King George V so be…