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The Great Gathering: a remarkable reunion of locomotives and boilers.

Whatever its fame and history, a locomotive can also be seen as a collection of skilfully designed, manufactured and maintained components. The frames of a locomotive are often considered the source of its identity, with other parts frequently swapped between … Continue reading

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Current turntable star – HST (P), another East Coast legend

The High Speed Train prototype is now displayed on the turntable at our museum, having been restored to working order and repainted at East Midlands Trains’ depot at Neville Hill. The volunteers from ‘Project Miller‘ and staff of East Midlands Trains have … Continue reading

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Scribbling on A4

In the early hours of April 29th 1942, York suffered its heaviest air raid of the War – 94 people were killed or fatally wounded. The railway facilities, being a crucial strategic transport hub, were heavily bombed. Amongst other damage, … Continue reading

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Flying Scotsman – the boiler goes on

We reached a huge milestone in our restoration of Flying Scotsman a week or so ago – the restored boiler was fitted to the chassis. We tweeted about it on the day at the Flying Scotsman Twitter feed, but now … Continue reading

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