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Cia Mogiana de Estrada de Ferros 4-6-0 No. 351Posted by: ILFORD on Sep 24, 2020 @ 17:09:51
Gauge is suspect wrong because Cia Mogiana was metre gauge. (1000mm)

Great Western Railway 2-6-2T No. 5542Posted by: Russell Newman on Sep 24, 2020 @ 09:09:34
GWR Small Prairie 2-6-2T No. 5542 is going on loan to the East Somerset Railway at Cranmore in Somerset from this week till the end of the year there.

Humberstone (FCS) 0-4-0T No. 8Posted by: Steve Frost on Sep 24, 2020 @ 05:09:49
Robin R Beck reports that this loco was never part of the Humbersone railway and is now displayed inside a building.

FCAB 2-8-4T No. 36 (209)Posted by: Steve Frost on Sep 24, 2020 @ 04:09:52
Robin R Beck reports that the loco is displayed as No.209 but is really No.36 with number plates reading 209.

DSB 2-6-4T No. S 740Posted by: John T Findlay on Sep 24, 2020 @ 01:09:31
This locomotive was featured in James Bond Octupussy which was filmed at the Nene Valley Railway.

Southern Pacific RR 0-6-0 No. 1258Posted by: Nate Vincent on Sep 22, 2020 @ 13:09:43
Railway & Locomotive Historical Society Bulletin #94 list this locomotive as having a serial number 8 at the Southern Pacific Los Angeles Shops.

Granton Gas Works 0-4-0ST No. 9 'Jack'Posted by: Russell Newman on Sep 20, 2020 @ 14:09:04
The former Granton Gas Works Andrew Barclay built 0-4-0T No. 9 "Jack" has now been withdrawn from service following its visit to the Amerton Railway today to work its last trains before 10 year overhaul.

SZD 0-10-0 No. Er773-11Posted by: ILFORD on Sep 20, 2020 @ 08:09:10
Loco was a stationary boiler, however the boiler exploded and the loco was scrapped.

SZD 0-10-0 No. Er785-21Posted by: ILFORD on Sep 20, 2020 @ 08:09:08
Loco built by Cegielski 1417 in 1950.

SZD 2-10-2 No. LV-0407Posted by: ILFORD on Sep 20, 2020 @ 08:09:00
Loco was on loan and has now returned to Troisk, Russia, noted in 2017. Built by Lugansk 16539 in 1956.

UZ (SZD) 0-10-0 No. Er765-05Posted by: ILFORD on Sep 20, 2020 @ 08:09:41
Loco was a stationary boiler in 2000, but no reports since.

UZ (SZD) 2-10-0 No. L-1038Posted by: ILFORD on Sep 20, 2020 @ 08:09:37
Loco built by BMZ 1038 in 1948.

Natal Cambrian Collieries (SAR) 4-8-2 No. 1 (1723)Posted by: ILFORD on Sep 20, 2020 @ 04:09:59
Loco is a 4-8-2, ex SAR 14-1723, built by RS (Robert Stephenson) 3607 in 1914.

Natal Cambrian Collieries (SAR) 4-8-2 No. 1 (1723)Posted by: ILFORD on Sep 20, 2020 @ 03:09:26
Photo shows a Tender loco not a Tank loco.

East Broad Top RR 2-8-2 No. 14Posted by: Chris Little on Sep 20, 2020 @ 03:09:33
With the reopening of the EBT, the status of No. 14 is restoration. It is hoped to be the second steam locomotive returned to operation after No. 16.

East Broad Top RR 2-8-2 No. 16Posted by: Chris Little on Sep 20, 2020 @ 03:09:54
With the EBT reopening, No. 16 status is now restoration. It is expected to be the first steam locomotive to haul excursions again. The hope at the earliest as of this writing is 2021.

Great Western Railway 4-6-0 No. 1014 'County of Glamorgan' Posted by: Russell Newman on Sep 19, 2020 @ 13:09:40
The new build replica Great Western Railway Hawksworth County Class 4-6-0 No. 1014 "County of Glamorgan" has reached another milestone with the fitment of her new smokebox with chimney and number in place. But the construction is still ongoing and to project still needs funding of £175.000 to complete the locomotive by 2022.

London Midland & Scottish Railway 4-6-0 No. 5305 45305 'Alderman A E Draper'Posted by: Russell Newman on Sep 19, 2020 @ 13:09:14
LMS Black Five No. 45305 "Alderman A E Draper" has been given an extension to her boiler ticket that will see the locomotive remain in traffic till October 2021.

N Greening Ltd 0-4-0ST No. (3) 'Colin McAndrew'Posted by: Russell Newman on Sep 19, 2020 @ 13:09:36
Former N Greening Ltd. Andrew Barclay built 0-4-0ST No. 293 "Colin McAndrew" has returned home to the Chasewater Railway in service following completion of its 10 year overhaul that had been carried out at Locomotive Maintenance Services Ltd at Loughborough.

Kent Electric Power Co. 0-4-0ST No. 2 Posted by: Russell Newman on Sep 19, 2020 @ 12:09:30
Former Kent Electric Power Co. Bagnall built 0-4-0ST No. 2 has now been withdrawn from service for its 10 year overhaul. Having last been used in steam for a photo charter.

Natal Cambrian Collieries (SAR) 4-8-2 No. 1 (1723)Posted by: John T Findlay on Sep 19, 2020 @ 01:09:16
This locomotive is on display at the Talana Museum in Dundee South Africa.

Woolwich Arsenal 0-4-0T No. 1 'Woolwich'Posted by: Russell Newman on Sep 18, 2020 @ 14:09:51
The overhaul of former Woolwich Arsenal Avonside built 18nich gauge 0-4-0T No. 1 "Woolwich" is now underway at the Statfold Barn Railway.

Farleigh Mill 0-4-0T No. UnknownPosted by: Russell Newman on Sep 18, 2020 @ 14:09:04
The former Farleigh Mill 1922 Avonside built 0-4-0T Works No. 1909 is leaving Queensland, Australia for a new life in the UK. As the locomotive is being repatriated for use at the Bala Lake Railway at Llanuwchllyn in Gwynedd, North Wales having been bought by a member of the railway there and is expected to arrive in the UK in October 2020.

Southern Railway 4-6-2 No. 34007 'Wadebridge'Posted by: Russell Newman on Sep 18, 2020 @ 14:09:19
No. 34007 "Wadebridge" is having a cosmetic restoration being carried out as its planned to move the locomotive for covered accommodation at the One:One Collection (Locomotive Storage Ltd) at the old Hornby Factory at Margate in Kent. Despite at mystery benefactor putting £100K to words her next overhaul which the Mid-Hants Railway is working out when that will be?

Maerdy Colliery 0-6-0ST No. 'Mardy Monster'Posted by: Russell Newman on Sep 18, 2020 @ 14:09:01
Former Maerdy Colliery Peckett built OQ Class 0-6-0ST No. 2150 "Mardy Monster" the most powerful industrial steam locomotive has been sold to a new private owner and has now left the Elsecar Heritage Railway and is said to have been relocated too Boden Rail Engineering at Nottingham in Nottinghamshire for completion of her overhaul there.

British Railways 4-6-2 No. 70000 'Britannia'Posted by: Russell Newman on Sep 18, 2020 @ 14:09:42
The pioneering BR Standard 7MT Pacific No. 70000 "Britannia" has been taken out of service early for her boiler overhaul which is underway at LNWR Heritage at Crewe.

JNR 4-6-4 No. C62-17Posted by: Erik Newland on Sep 14, 2020 @ 12:09:37
This locomotive is the fastest meter-gauge steam locomotive ever built, having achieved an approved 80mph on the Tokaido mainline in 1954.

Great Western Railway 4-6-0 No. 6023 'King Edward II' Posted by: Russell Newman on Sep 13, 2020 @ 12:09:31
Having worked her final trains over the weekend No. 6023 "King Edward II" has now been withdrawn from service. The locomotive will be placed on display at Didcot while she awaits her turn for her next overhaul.

North Eastern Railway 0-6-0T No. 69023 Posted by: Russell Newman on Sep 13, 2020 @ 07:09:23
The North Eastern Locomotive Preservation Group have just launched a £225,000 appeal to overhaul sole surviving LNER J72 0-6-0T No. 69023 "Joem" back into steam again. As the locomotive is in need of a rebuild as it needs a new Cylinder Block to be made and a new Smokebox fitted and a lot of boiler work to be carried out. It is hoped that No. 69023 will steam again by the end of 2023.

NCB Graig Merthyr Colliery 0-6-0ST No. 'Norma'Posted by: Russell Newman on Sep 12, 2020 @ 10:09:10
The status of former NCB Graig Merthyr Colliery Hunslet built Austerity 0-6-0ST Works No. 3770 "Norma" is she is currently awaiting overhaul.
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