Old Glory

  • Eastbourne Miniature Steam Railway

    Eastbourne Miniature Steam Railway

    Chris Graham on 27th September 2021

    David Vaughan visits the Eastbourne Miniature Steam Railway Adventure Park to discover how one man started his own dream railway.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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. 

  • 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.