Please sign the petition!!

There is just one day left to make sure that mainline heritage traction does not disappear.  Please add your name to the petition (click here) and spread the word to family and friends to try and prevent the Office of Rail Regulation to pass legislation to remove a cap on fines for late running services…

The Future of Mainline Steam?

  I am sure many of you have read or heard through the heritage railway press that the future of Mainline Steam is currently resting on whether the Office of Rail Regulation pass legislation to remove a cap on fines for late running services caused by charter trains.  Currently, the cap stands at £5,000, but…

The British Connection: My Journey in becoming a Steam Enthusiast, Part 7 (chapter 2)

Following my previous post about the official Thomas the Tank engine on the Nene Valley Railway, I wanted to share a few more pictures taken.  The railway was and still is home to some European locomotives that make the collection very unique in the UK (to be found in the next post in this series,…

The Thomas the Tank Engine Connection; My Journey in becoming a Steam Enthusiast, Part 7 (chapter 1)

A set of posts reflecting on my journey in becoming a steam enthusiast would not be complete without Thomas the Tank engine!  As a child, I adored Thomas the Tank engine and it is without doubt one of the reasons that I love steam engines today.  My Hornby model (above) is the longest-serving member of locoyard, although it is currently…