News

  • The Medway Queen

    The Medway Queen

    Chris Graham on 9th September 2021

    David Stearne has the latest news on the movements of the famous and much-loved paddle steamer, the Medway Queen.

  • It’s a County record-breaker!

    It’s a County record-breaker!

    Chris Graham on 4th September 2021

    The recent Cheffins-managed Liddle family sale saw some amazing machinery sold, including a spectacular Country record-breaker! It’s a County record-breaker: The ultimate 1983 1474 (No. 48724), which went on to make double what I predicted, fetching a whopping £249,312. It…

  • Ex-BR Class 33 diesel loco

    Ex-BR Class 33 diesel loco

    Chris Graham on 31st August 2021

    We report on a new arrival at the popular Bluebell Railway, an ex-BR Class 33 diesel loco that's set to make itself useful in many ways.

  • SS Sir Walter Scott steam ship appeal

    SS Sir Walter Scott steam ship appeal

    Chris Graham on 27th August 2021

    We report on the urgent appeal that's been launched to keep the 121-year-old steam ship, SS Sir Walter Scott, operating on Loch Katrine. 

  • Ferguson-Brown record-breaker!

    Ferguson-Brown record-breaker!

    Chris Graham on 26th August 2021

    Peter Love reports on an HJ Pugh & Co auction that saw plenty of interesting tractors sold and a Ferguson-Brown record-breaker.

  • The Great Central Railway

    The Great Central Railway

    Chris Graham on 24th August 2021

    We’re delighted to hear that, following the pandemic, it’s business as usual at The Great Central Railway.

  • Tractor sales are booming!

    Tractor sales are booming!

    Chris Graham on 22nd August 2021

    The encouraging news from agricultural equipment auction specialist Cheffins, is that UK tractor sales are booming.

  • Ransomes & Rapier 45-ton steam crane

    Ransomes & Rapier 45-ton steam crane

    Chris Graham on 17th August 2021

    Visitors at Mid-Hants Railway's Vintage Vehicle Weekend enjoyed a bonus as a Ransomes & Rapier 45-ton steam crane was put to work.

  • Severn Valley Railway project news

    Severn Valley Railway project news

    Chris Graham on 14th August 2021

    The Severn Valley Railway is celebrating the successful completion of the latest stage of its Harrier Hydroshunter project.

  • The Trolleybus Museum

    The Trolleybus Museum

    Chris Graham on 13th August 2021

    Derek Rayner reports on a very successful weekend of driver training and visitor rides at The Trolleybus Museum, near Doncaster.

  • Bedford J2 coach sells well

    Bedford J2 coach sells well

    Chris Graham on 7th August 2021

    We report from a recent John Goodwin sale at Malvern, at which the stars were a rare, Bedford J2 coach and stationary engines.

  • Amberley back on track

    Amberley back on track

    Chris Graham on 3rd August 2021

    We're delighted to report that things are getting back on track at the excellent Amberley Museum near Arundel, in West Sussex.

  • Historic tall ship on scientific voyage

    Historic tall ship on scientific voyage

    Chris Graham on 30th July 2021

    The historic tall ship, Pelican of London, is now on a 13-week scientific voyage around the UK, undertaking various important studies. 

  • Watercress Line Spring Gala

    Watercress Line Spring Gala

    Chris Graham on 26th July 2021

    We report on the events that delighted visitors and steam railway enthusiasts alike at the Watercress Line Spring Gala.