A few years ago a dream was announced, to create a narrow gauge railway in South London for visitors to the Victorian steam engines at Crossness.
South London's newest steam train will start to carry its first passengers from next week.
The Victorian sewage pumping station at Crossness is to get a very modern art installation next month -- for just three days.
One of Victorian engineering's great marvels - the steam powered sewage pumping station at Crossness reopens to the public on Sunday.
A steam train service is coming to South-East London after they organisers secured the necessary funding to complete a new railway line.
The magnificent Victorian pumping station at Crossness that had to close suddenly earlier this year has secured its future after raising nearly £500,000.
A new narrow gauge steam railway is being built in South-East London to bring visitors on a scenic trip to the Victorian pumping station at Crossness.
A new heritage railway has been granted planning permission, and could make visits to the Crossness steam pumping museum a lot more convenient.
There could be a new heritage railway built in South-East London, if plans by the Crossness steam pumping station are realised.
Regular users of Victoria mainline train station may have noticed the presence of a tall brick chimney on the western side of the train tracks next to the river and maybe pondered its function. It is indeed a chimney –…
After a few years of restoration work, a Victorian steam pumping station was brought back into life late last year, and today was one of the periodic steaming days where the engine is powered up and surrounded by wreaths of…
Over the past few weeks, my Sunday evenings have been delighted by the presence of Jeremy Paxman presenting a TV series on The Victorians, looking at the history of that era through the art it inspired. Wonderful stuff and more…