Steam

  • Miniature Steam Weekend

    Miniature Steam Weekend

    Chris Graham on 22nd September 2021

    The Statfold Barn Railway held a very successful Miniature Steam Weekend this summer, and David Reed was there to enjoy it.

  • An unusual find in France

    An unusual find in France

    Chris Graham on 20th September 2021

    Railway enthusiast Martin Clarke discovers an unusual find in France, while on holiday in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region, near Lake Annecy

  • Cheffins mid-term sale

    Cheffins mid-term sale

    Chris Graham on 17th September 2021

    We report from a very successful Cheffins mid-term sale at which a number of impressive new records were set for interesting machinery.

  • Bressingham Steam & Gardens

    Bressingham Steam & Gardens

    Chris Graham on 16th September 2021

    We report from a most enjoyable weekend celebrating Alan Bloom's achievements at Bressingham Steam & Gardens at Diss, in Norfolk.

  • Same owner for 60 years!

    Same owner for 60 years!

    Chris Graham on 12th September 2021

    Bernie Ward reports on the celebrations organised a traction engine that’s been with the same owner for 60 years.

  • Whitwell Steam & Country Fair

    Whitwell Steam & Country Fair

    Chris Graham on 10th September 2021

    Simon Colbeck reports on a great weekend of steam, tractors, beer tents and entertainment at the Whitwell Steam & Country Fair.

  • Alley & MacLellan waggon steaming again!

    Alley & MacLellan waggon steaming again!

    Chris Graham on 5th September 2021

    Bob Moorman reports on the long-awaited steaming of a rare and interesting Alley & MacLellan waggon that spent its working life in Argentina.

  • 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.

  • Open Day & Steam Gathering report

    Open Day & Steam Gathering report

    Chris Graham on 28th August 2021

    James Hamilton reports from very enjoyable Open Day & Steam Gathering, which took place at the Bursledon Brickworks Museum in late June.

  • Classic UK postcard collection

    Classic UK postcard collection

    Chris Graham on 25th August 2021

    Keith Cruttenden presents another fascinating selection of classic UK postcards featuring a nostalgic range of vehicles.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Seven traction engines!

    Seven traction engines!

    Chris Graham on 28th July 2021

    Terry Maynard recalls the life and times he’s enjoyed with the seven traction engines he’s owned over the past 52 years.