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  • Living Museum of the North steam gala

    Living Museum of the North steam gala

    Chris Graham on 17th August 2022

    David Reed visited Beamish, The Living Museum of the North during its Steam Gala earlier this year, and reports on a fantastic event.

  • 1956 passenger vessel Friesland

    1956 passenger vessel Friesland

    Chris Graham on 14th August 2022

    Kevin Hoggett provides an update on the 1956 passenger vessel Friesland and her current role as a popular excursion boat.

  • JCB machines in Royal Pageant

    JCB machines in Royal Pageant

    Chris Graham on 13th August 2022

    JCB machines from landmark years of Her Majesty the Queen’s reign took part in the spectacular Platinum Jubilee Pageant in London.

  • 100th anniversary of Scammell Lorries

    100th anniversary of Scammell Lorries

    Chris Graham on 12th August 2022

    Zack Stiling reports from the great event which celebrated the momentous, 100th anniversary of Scammell Lorries Ltd.

  • 1936 Fowler DNC road roller

    1936 Fowler DNC road roller

    Chris Graham on 10th August 2022

    Jonathan Vartan talks to David Vaughan about his life with steam engines and, in particular, his 1936 Fowler DNC road roller Hermes.

  • 0-6-0T Terrier anniversary celebration

    0-6-0T Terrier anniversary celebration

    Chris Graham on 4th August 2022

    Several railways and the Terrier Trust are organising a series of events to celebrate 150 years since the first ‘A1’ 0-6-0T Terrier was built.

  • Brilliant Abbey Hill Steam Rally report

    Brilliant Abbey Hill Steam Rally report

    Chris Graham on 20th July 2022

    Joseph Lewis reports from the 2022 Abbey Hill Steam Rally, back at the Yeovil Showground, in Somerset, after a two-year absence.

  • Steam Toys and Meccano Show

    Steam Toys and Meccano Show

    Chris Graham on 19th July 2022

    We preview the brilliant Steam Toys and Meccano Show taking place at Armley Mills Industrial Museum in Leeds, at the end of this month.

  • The Flying Scotsman returns!

    The Flying Scotsman returns!

    Chris Graham on 15th July 2022

    The world-famous LNER A3 Pacific 4-6-2 locomotive, Flying Scotsman, is set to return to the Bluebell Railway this summer.

  • National Tramway Museum now open!

    National Tramway Museum now open!

    Chris Graham on 1st July 2022

    Crich Tramway Village, home to the National Tramway Museum, has re-opened and is welcoming visitors once again.

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