Australia

  • Blue Funnel’s Centaur to Singapore

    Blue Funnel’s Centaur to Singapore

    Chris Graham on 9th May 2022

    Jim Shaw recalls a voyage taken on Blue Funnel’s Centaur to Singapore in the 1970s, and the ships seen off the ‘Lion City’ in that decade.

  • Coventry Transport Museum visit

    Coventry Transport Museum visit

    Chris Graham on 26th April 2022

    As well as being designated City of Culture in 2021, Coventry is also home to a genuinely excellent transport museum, as Bob Weir discovers.

  • Gas turbine-powered commercials

    Gas turbine-powered commercials

    Chris Graham on 14th April 2022

    Ed Burrows takes a fascinating look at how truck manufacturers dabbled with gas turbine-powered commercials, starting back in the 1950s.

  • Steam and classic vehicle gathering

    Steam and classic vehicle gathering

    Chris Graham on 17th February 2022

    We report from one of the last steam and classic vehicle gatherings of 2021 in West Sussex which was enjoyed by all, despite the weather!

  • Cunard’s Saxonia Class ocean liners

    Cunard’s Saxonia Class ocean liners

    Chris Graham on 16th February 2022

    Daniel Geare charts the history of Cunard’s Saxonia Class ocean liners built for the Canadian service, and their successful cruising careers.

  • Road to Rails rally

    Road to Rails rally

    Chris Graham on 15th December 2021

    Paul Ritchie reports from the well-attended Road to Rails rally which took place at the Swanage Railway, in Dorset.

  • Prince Philip’s naval ships

    Prince Philip’s naval ships

    Chris Graham on 24th November 2021

    Paul Brown describes the 14-year Royal Navy career of the late Prince Philip, who became HRH The Duke of Edinburgh.

  • The importance of ballast!

    The importance of ballast!

    Chris Graham on 2nd September 2021

    Bob Tuck takes a nostalgic look at the history and importance of ballast for heavy-haulage operators, and how its best contained.  

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