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The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust is a Darlington, England based charitable trust formed in 1990 for the primary purpose of completing the next stage of the locomotive heritage movement, the building of a new steam locomotive from scratch (i.e. not a re-build of an existing locomotive).
Arthur Henry Peppercorn, OBE (29 January 1889 – 3 March 1951) was the last Chief Mechanical Engineer (CME) of the London and North Eastern Railway.
The Balmoral (originally built as the North British Station Hotel) is a luxury five-star property and landmark in Edinburgh, Scotland.
British Railways Standard Class 5 No.
The British Rail Class 222 is a diesel multiple unit high-speed train capable of.
TOPS Class 98 has been used to cover all steam locomotives used on the mainline in Britain, but also has a particular usage for the three Vale of Rheidol Railway-design 2-6-2T locomotives that remained in the ownership of British Rail (BR) after the end of mainline steam traction in August 1968.
In the United Kingdom, the Royal Train is used to convey senior members of the British Royal Family and associated staff of the Royal Household around the railway network of Great Britain.
Broadsands is a beach on the coast of Torbay in South Devon, England.
A cannon bearing or cannon box bearing is an arrangement of bearings on a shaft, usually an axle, where two bearings are mounted in an enclosed tube.
Cummersdale was a railway station on the Maryport and Carlisle Railway (M&CR) serving Cummersdale in Cumbria.
Darlington is a large market town in County Durham, in North East England.
The Dartmouth Steam Railway, formerly known as the Paignton and Dartmouth Steam Railway, is a heritage railway on the former Great Western Railway branch line between and in Devon, England.
DB Cargo UK, formerly DB Schenker Rail UK and English, Welsh & Scottish Railway (EWS), is a British rail freight company headquartered in Doncaster, England.
The East Coast Main Line (ECML) is a major railway link between London and Edinburgh via Peterborough, Doncaster, York, Darlington, Durham and Newcastle; it is presently electrified along the whole route.
The Engineering Heritage Awards, formally known as the Engineering Heritage Hallmark Scheme, were established by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) in 1984 to identify and promote artefacts, locations, collections and landmarks of significant engineering importance.
An excursion train is a chartered train run for a special event or purpose.
Fireman or stoker is the job title for someone whose job is to tend the fire for the running of a boiler, to heat a building, power a steam engine, etc.
Global storm activity of 2009 profiles the major worldwide storms, including blizzards, ice storms, and other winter events, from January 1, 2009 to December 31, 2009.
No.2999 Lady of Legend is a steam locomotive which is under construction as a "new-build" project, based at Didcot Railway Centre in Didcot, Oxfordshire.
No.6880 Betton Grange is a steam locomotive which is under construction as a "new-build" project, based on the Llangollen Railway in Denbighshire, Wales.
Hopetown Carriage Works, also known as the Stockton and Darlington Railway Carriage Works was a carriage works of the Stockton and Darlington Railway.
This is a comprehensive list of locomotives and rolling stock based at the preserved Great Central Railway at Loughborough, Leicestershire and the Nottingham Transport Heritage Centre near Ruddington.
This is a complete list of rolling stock at Llangollen Railway, a preserved railway in Llangollen, North Wales.
The rolling stock preserved on the West Somerset Railway is used to operate trains on the West Somerset Railway (WSR), a heritage railway in Somerset, England.
London Midland and Scottish Railway (LMS) Jubilee Class No.
No.5551 The Unknown Warrior is a steam locomotive which is under construction as a "new-build" project, based on the Llangollen Railway in Denbighshire, Wales.
The LMS-Patriot Project aims to build a full-size replica of an LMS Patriot Class steam locomotive.
61673 Spirit of Sandringham is an LNER B17 class 4-6-0 steam locomotive which is being built in Llangollen on the Llangollen Railway by the B17 Steam Locomotive Trust.
Class A1 in the London and North Eastern Railway's classification system may refer to any of the following British steam locomotives.
LNER Class A3 4472 Flying Scotsman is a Pacific steam locomotive built in 1923 for the London and North Eastern Railway (LNER) at Doncaster Works to a design of Nigel Gresley.
4464 Bittern is a London & North Eastern Railway Class A4 steam locomotive.
The London and North Eastern Railway (LNER) operated various classes steam locomotives with a 4-6-2 (or pacific) wheel arrangement.
The London and North Eastern Railway (LNER) Peppercorn Class A1 is a type of express passenger steam locomotive.
LNER Peppercorn A2 Class No.
The London and North Eastern Railway (LNER) produced several classes of locomotive, mostly to the designs of Nigel Gresley, characterised by a three-cylinder layout with a parallel boiler and round-topped firebox.
Although steam locomotives were withdrawn from normal railway service in Great Britain in 1968, due to sustained public interest including a locomotive preservation movement, steam hauled passenger trains can still be seen on the mainline railway (i.e. Network Rail owned tracks as opposed to heritage railways) in the present day.
The Meiningen Steam Locomotive Works (Dampflokwerk Meiningen) is a railway repair shop in Meiningen, Germany.
The New York Central Hudsons were a series of 4-6-4 "Hudson" type steam locomotives built by the American Locomotive Company and the Lima Locomotive Works from 1927 to 1938 for the New York Central Railroad.
Pennsylvania Railroad 5550 is a mainline duplex drive steam locomotive currently under construction in the United States of America.
The Pennsylvania Railroad's 52 T1 class duplex-drive 4-4-4-4 steam locomotives, introduced in 1942 (2 prototypes) and 1945-1946 (50 production), were their last steam locomotives built and their most controversial.
Photographic grey, also known as works grey, was a paint scheme commonly applied to steam locomotives during the period before colour photography became commonplace.
Royal Air Force Station Cottesmore or more simply RAF Cottesmore is a former Royal Air Force station in Rutland, England, situated between Cottesmore and Market Overton.
A railfan, rail buff, or train buff (American English), railway enthusiast or railway buff (Australian/British English), trainspotter or anorak (British English, usually derogatory), is a person interested, recreationally, in rail transport.
Railfest (or Railway Festival) is a term used by railway museums and heritage railways around the world on open days and special annual events.
Kentigern (Cyndeyrn Garthwys; Kentigernus), known as Mungo, was an apostle of the Scottish Kingdom of Strathclyde in the late 6th century, and the founder and patron saint of the city of Glasgow.
The Settle–Carlisle line (also known as the Settle and Carlisle (S&C)) is a main railway line in northern England.
A steam locomotive is a type of railway locomotive that produces its pulling power through a steam engine.
Steam locomotives of the 21st century fall into two broad categories: those that use advanced steam technology and are designed to be commercially competitive with diesel locomotives; and those built to more traditional designs for hauling tourist trains.
Stewarts Lane is a large railway servicing facility in Battersea in London, England, founded by the London Chatham and Dover Railway (LCDR) in 1862, to serve London Victoria railway station.
The British Railway Stories (formerly The British Railway Series) is a series of books and films written and filmed by Simon A.C. Martin and illustrated by railway artist Dean Walker.
The thirteenth series of Top Gear aired during 2009 and consisted of seven episodes, beginning on 21 June and concluding on 2 August.
The Top Gear Race to the North was a three-way race between a Jaguar XK120 car, a Vincent Black Shadow motorbike, and railway locomotive 60163 ''Tornado'' – a brand new mainline steam engine completed in Britain in 2008.
In Top Gear, a BBC motoring show, one of the show's regular features since 2002 is various forms of racing the presenters undertake, either against each other or against invited guests.
The Torbay Express is a named passenger train operating in the United Kingdom.
A tornado is a violent rotating column of air that touches the surface of the earth.
The Watercress Line is the marketing name of the Mid Hants Railway, a heritage railway in Hampshire, England, running from New Alresford to Alton where it connects to the National Rail network.
The winter of 2009–2010 in Europe was unusually cold.
The winter of 2009–10 in the United Kingdom (also called The Big Freeze of 2010 by British media) was a meteorological event that started on 16 December 2009, as part of the severe winter weather in Europe.
The Winton Train was a private passenger train that travelled from the Czech Republic to Great Britain in September 2009 in tribute to the wartime efforts of Sir Nicholas Winton, described as the 'British Schindler' for his part in saving refugee children from Czechoslovakia.
Under the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives, represents the wheel arrangement of four leading wheels on two axles, six powered and coupled driving wheels on three axles and two trailing wheels on one axle.
The 5AT Advanced Technology steam locomotive is a conceptual design conceived by the British engineer David Wardale, and first described in his definitive work on modern steam, The Red Devil and Other Tales from the Age of Steam. Wardale's purpose in putting forward the "Super Class 5 4-6-0" design concept (as he then called it) was to offer a future for steam hauled trains on the main lines in the UK on which the use of heritage traction is likely to be gradually phased out as the speed and density of commercial rail traffic increase.