52 relations: Bank engine, Belpaire firebox, Bodmin and Wenford Railway, Buckinghamshire Railway Centre, Charles Collett, Chinnor and Princes Risborough Railway, Dean Forest Railway, Didcot Railway Centre, Duck the Great Western Engine, Frederick Hawksworth, George Armstrong (engineer), George Jackson Churchward, Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway, Great Western Railway, GWR 1016 Class, GWR 1076 Class, GWR 119 Class (tank engine), GWR 1361 Class, GWR 1366 Class, GWR 1500 Class, GWR 1600 Class, GWR 1661 Class, GWR 1813 Class, GWR 1854 Class, GWR 1901 Class, GWR 2021 Class, GWR 2721 Class, GWR 322 Class (tank engine), GWR 5400 Class, GWR 5700 Class, GWR 6400 Class, GWR 645 Class, GWR 655 Class, GWR 850 Class, GWR 9400 Class, GWR Joseph Armstrong locomotives (Wolverhampton), Joseph Armstrong (engineer), Keighley and Worth Valley Railway, Kent and East Sussex Railway, Llangollen Railway, Museum of the Great Western Railway, Pannier, Pontypool and Blaenavon Railway, Severn Valley Railway, South Devon Railway (heritage railway), Steam locomotive, The Flockton Flyer, The Railway Children (1970 film), The Railway Series, Tyseley Locomotive Works, ..., Wilbert Awdry, William Dean (engineer). Expand index (2 more) » « Shrink index
A bank engine (United Kingdom/Australia) (colloquially a banker) or helper engine or pusher engine (North America) is a railway locomotive that temporarily assists a train that requires additional power or traction to climb a gradient (or bank).
The Belpaire firebox is a type of firebox used on steam locomotives.
The Bodmin & Wenford Railway (BWR) is a heritage railway, based at Bodmin in Cornwall, England.
Buckinghamshire Railway Centre is a railway museum operated by the Quainton Railway Society Ltd.
Charles Benjamin Collett (10 September 1871 – 5 April 1952) was Chief Mechanical Engineer of the Great Western Railway from 1922 to 1941.
The Chinnor & Princes Risborough Railway is a preserved standard gauge heritage railway with its headquarters and (at present) only station at Chinnor in South Oxfordshire, England.
Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.
The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.
Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.
Christmas traditions vary from country to country.
The Dean Forest Railway is a long heritage railway that runs between Lydney and Parkend in the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire.
Didcot Railway Centre is a former Great Western Railway engine-shed and locomotive stabling point located in Didcot, Oxfordshire, England, which today has been converted into a railway museum and preservation engineering site.
Duck the Great Western Engine is a fictional steam engine from The Railway Series by the Rev. W. Awdry and the spin-off television series Thomas & Friends.
Frederick William Hawksworth (10 February 1884 – 13 July 1976), was the last Chief Mechanical Engineer of the Great Western Railway (Great Britain) (GWR).
George Armstrong (5 April 1822 – 11 July 1901) was in charge of standard gauge steam locomotives for the Great Western Railway at Stafford Road Works, Wolverhampton from 1864 to 1897.
George Jackson Churchward (31 January 1857 – 19 December 1933) was chief mechanical engineer of the Great Western Railway (GWR) in the United Kingdom from 1902 to 1922.
The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway (GWR, GWSR or Gloucs-Warks Steam Railway) is a volunteer-run heritage railway which runs along the Gloucestershire/Worcestershire border of the Cotswolds, England.
The Great Western Railway (GWR) was a British railway company that linked London with the south-west and west of England, the Midlands, and most of Wales.
The 1016 Class consisted of sixty double framed 0-6-0 saddle tank locomotives designed by George Armstrong and built at the Wolverhampton Works of the Great Western Railway between 1867 and 1871.
The 1076 Class were 266 double framed 0-6-0 tank locomotives built by the Great Western Railway between 1870 and 1881; the last one, number 1287, was withdrawn in 1946.
The 119 Class of the Great Western Railway consisted of a series of 11 0-6-0 saddle tank engines.
The 1361 Class were small 0-6-0ST steam locomotives built by the Great Western Railway at their Swindon railway works, England, mainly for shunting in docks and other sidings where track curvature was too tight for large locomotives.
The Great Western Railway (GWR) 1366 Class was a class of 0-6-0 pannier tank steam locomotive built in 1934.
The Great Western Railway (GWR) 1500 Class is a class of 0-6-0 pannier tank steam locomotive.
The Great Western Railway (GWR) 1600 class is a class of 0-6-0 pannier tank steam locomotive.
The 1661 Class was William Dean's second design of tank locomotive for England's Great Western Railway.
The Great Western Railway's 1813 Class was a series of 40 0-6-0 side-tank engines built at Swindon Works in two lots of 20 engines each.
GWR 1854 is a class of tank locomotive designed by William Dean and constructed at the Swindon Works of the Great Western Railway.
The GWR 1901 Class was a class of 120 small 0-6-0 saddle tank steam locomotives.
The GWR 2021 Class was a class of 140 0-6-0 saddle tank steam locomotives.
The GWR 2721 Class was a class of 0-6-0 saddle tank steam locomotives.
The GWR 322 Class tank engines comprised six Great Western Railway outside-framed 0-6-0 steam locomotives, originally built by Beyer, Peacock and Company as 322 class tender engines, and subsequently rebuilt in 1878–85 as saddle tank locomotives by George Armstrong at Wolverhampton Works.
The Great Western Railway (GWR) 5400 Class is a class of 0-6-0 pannier tank steam locomotive.
The Great Western Railway (GWR) 5700 Class, or 57xx class, is a class of 0-6-0 pannier tank steam locomotive, built between 1929 and 1950.
The Great Western Railway (GWR) 6400 Class is a class of 0-6-0 pannier tank steam locomotive introduced by Charles Collett in 1932.
The GWR 645 Class was a class of 0-6-0 saddle tank locomotives designed by George Armstrong and built at the Wolverhampton railway works of the Great Western Railway (GWR).
Class 655 of the Great Western Railway was a class of 52 0-6-0 saddle tank locomotives designed by George Armstrong and built at the GWR's Wolverhampton Works.
Class 850 of the Great Western Railway was an extensive class of small 0-6-0 saddle tank locomotives designed by George Armstrong and built at the Wolverhampton Works of the Great Western Railway between 1874 and 1895.
The Great Western Railway (GWR) 9400 Class is a class of 0-6-0 pannier tank steam locomotive, used for shunting and banking duties.
Between 1854 when the Shrewsbury and Chester and Shrewsbury and Birmingham Railways were absorbed by the Great Western Railway, and 1864 when he moved south to Swindon Works, Joseph Armstrong occupied the post of the GWR's Locomotive Superintendent, Northern Division, at Wolverhampton Works.
Joseph Armstrong (born Bewcastle, Cumberland, 21 September 1816, died Matlock Bath 5 June 1877) was a British locomotive engineer and the second locomotive superintendent of the Great Western Railway.
The Keighley and Worth Valley Railway is a branch line that served mills and villages in the Worth Valley and is now a heritage railway line in West Yorkshire, England.
The Kent and East Sussex Railway (K&ESR) refers to both an historical private railway company in Kent and East Sussex in England, as well as a heritage railway currently running on part of the route of the historical company.
The Llangollen Railway (Welsh: Rheilffordd Llangollen) is a volunteer-run heritage railway in Denbighshire, North Wales, which operates between Llangollen and Corwen.
STEAM – Museum of the Great Western Railway, also known as Swindon Steam Railway Museum, is located at the site of the old railway works in Swindon, England – Wiltshire's 'railway town'.
New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.
New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.
In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.
A pannier is a basket, bag, box, or similar container, carried in pairs either slung over the back of a beast of burden, or attached to the sides of a bicycle or motorcycle.
The Pontypool and Blaenavon Railway (Rheilffordd Pont-y-pŵl a Blaenafon) is a volunteer-run heritage railway in South Wales, running trains between a halt platform opposite the Whistle Inn public house (famed for its collection of miners' lamps) southwards to the town of Blaenavon via a two-platform station at the site of former colliery furnace of the Big Pit National Coal Museum.
The Severn Valley Railway is a heritage railway in Shropshire and Worcestershire, England.
The South Devon Railway is a heritage railway from Totnes to Buckfastleigh in Devon.
A steam locomotive is a type of railway locomotive that produces its pulling power through a steam engine.
The Flockton Flyer was a children's TV series made by Southern Television for the ITV network.
The Railway Children is a 1970 British drama film based on the novel of the same name by E. Nesbit.
The Railway Series is a set of story books about a railway system located on the fictional Island of Sodor.
Tyseley Locomotive Works, formerly the Birmingham Railway Museum is the engineering arm of steam railtour promoter Vintage Trains based in Birmingham, England.
Wilbert Vere Awdry, OBE (15 June 1911 – 21 March 1997) was an English Anglican cleric, railway enthusiast, and children's author.
William Dean (8 January 1840 – 4 September 1905) was the second son of Henry Dean, manager of the Hawes Soap Factory in New Cross, London.
2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.
2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.