Find out how volunteers made Railfest 2012, the biggest rail celebration the country has ever seen, possible.
Preparing a 109-year-old locomotive for Britain’s biggest rail celebration, Railfest 2012, is no mean feat.
Railway history is littered with the most surprising links—Associate Curator Bob Gwynne explores one curious railway connection.
Before Christmas I found myself in conversation with Peter Van Zellor, historian of all things minimum gauge (i.e. 15” gauge), and a driver of many years experience at the Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway.
One of the locomotives appearing at Railfest 2012 tells the story of perilous early rail travel.