Heritage Railway

Tornado ‘first’ at Ferryhill

THE A1 Steam Locomotive Trust’s plans to run trains featuring Peppercorn 4-6-2 No. 60163 from Edinburgh to Aberdeen next year have led to a Scottish politician wanting to know why the excursions, marketed as‘The Aberdonian’, will only run from the Scottish capital

You're reading a preview, sign up to read more.

More from Heritage Railway

Heritage Railway3 min read
Taff Vale ‘Great Survivor’ To Resteam In Three Years Under NRM Agreement
AN AGREEMENT between owner the National Railway Museum (NRM) and the Welsh Railways Trust to restore Taff Vale Railway (TVR) 0-6-2T No. 28 to running order at a cost of £160,000 has been signed. The O1 class locomotive, built by the TVR’s Cardiff Wor
Heritage Railway10 min read
Brief Encounter at Milford Junction
Designated as a second-class station, Carnforth had just one platform with a wooden structure when it was opened in 1846 by the Lancaster & Carlisle Railway. Ten years later a small station was built following the connection of the Furness and Midlan
Heritage Railway4 min read
Raising The Roof Again
One of the marked features of the British Railways era was the habitual disregard for heritage features. Whether a piece of infrastructure was of historical value or not matter little: if it is redundant or nearly there, and it costs money to maintai