On Easter Monday I had the pleasure of visiting and traveling on the Swanage Railway in Dorset with Mrs Locoyard. Two locomotives were in steam, including BR lined black liveried M7 tank engine 30053 (the other being 34028 Eddystone). This characterful 0-4-4T locomotive has featured several times on this blog, but despite seeing it several…
The National Railway Museum’s LSWR M7 tank is one of two members of the once 105 strong class of M7 tank.
Today we feature one of three Southern liveried M7 tank engine’s to be found at Locoyard. So let’s look at this 0-4-4 Tank Engine!
Earlier in the week, I had the pleasure of visiting and traveling on the Swanage Railway in Dorset with Mrs Locoyard and as is always the way; there will be much coverage on the visit in the next few days.
Today’s model of the week is a little earlier in the week in usual, in anticipation of the joint locoyard/UK Heritage Hub announcement of the most famous steam locomotive in issue 21 of UK Heritage Hub. Today we feature the second of three Southern liveried M7 tank engine’s to be found at Locoyard.
Today’s model of the week is one of three Southern liveried M7 tank engine’s to be found at Locoyard and is seen running with classmate 42 above. Built from 1897 to 1911, LSWR’s M7 class were
With the exception of a very brief mention, the Swanage Railway has had very little coverage at Locoyard, for the simple reason that I’ve seen far too little of it. The Railway runs from the seaside town of Swanage to