As the country enters lockdown, here’s where the team got up to with the restoration before downing tools.
Keep up to date with the latest goings-on at the museum, see what we have planned for the future and take a peek behind the scenes with our fantastic volunteers.
From a new battery box to riveting the coal door frame, there’s still plenty to do as the restoration continues.
The overhaul continues apace, with the electrical system, bushes and valve guides all receiving attention.
The new year is off to a productive start, with plenty of reaming, refurbishment and replacement.
The wheel drop is called into action in another month of progress.
Mick from ICT reveals a family passion for railways big and small.
The loco is starting to resemble a Pacific as the rebuild continues.
It’s a team effort to get the tank lifted to accommodate the frames in the next phase of the restoration.
Welding. painting and snagging are the order of the day as the restoration steams through the summer.
As Locomotion celebrates its 15th anniversary, former National Railway Museum director Andrew Scott shares his memories.
A look over the evolution of the FNRM group, created in 2005.
In the workshop, progress is being made on the historic locomotive.