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Ride a new “steam train” in South London

South London's newest steam train will start to carry its first passengers from next week.


Regular steam trains service returns to Waterloo Station

Although occasional steam trains leave Waterloo, there hasn't been a regular service for over 50 years, until now.


A steam train of lights to delight in the dark

Imagine a steam train covered in thousands of fairy lights chugging through a forest at night -- and that's the Train of Lights.


Map of London’s miniature steam train rides

We all love a steam train, and while the big beasts make occasional weekend trips though the city, there are a surprisingly large number of miniature steam trains chugging along little railways around parts of London as well. Operated by


Steam trains to return to the London Underground

To mark the 150th anniversary of the opening of the District line, London Underground plans to run steam trains along the line once again.


Catch a steam train in East London on Saturday

This Saturday there will be a chance to board a steam train in East London as it runs a route from Southend to the Bluebell Railway.


Steam train for South-East London secures funding

A steam train service is coming to South-East London after they organisers secured the necessary funding to complete a new railway line.


See the Flying Scotsman in London during 2019

The dates for tours by the world famous steam train, the Flying Scotsman during 2019 have been announced, and it's possible to be on the train as it travels around the UK.


Steam trains returning to the London Underground in 2019

To mark the 150th anniversary of the opening of District line, steam trains will once more ply the route.


Support a new steam railway for South-East London

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.


The steam train – a magical mechanical marvel

Today marks the 50th anniversary of the last mainline passenger steam train on Britain's railways, yet, 50 years on, it's really quite easy to find a steam train on Britain's mainline railways.


Map of London’s miniature steam train rides

We all love a steam train, and while the big beasts make occasional weekend trips though the city, there are a surprisingly large number of miniature steam trains chugging around parts of the city as well.


London steam railway set for major extension

A steam railway in South-West London has been given permission for a major extension of the railway line.


Take a trip on the Flying Scotsman in 2018

The recently restored Flying Scotsman will be once again running tours around the UK this summer, giving people a chance to be on the world famous train.


Miniature steam trains for Epping

The Epping Ongar Railway, a heritage line with lots of big steam trains has gained a smaller counterpart - a fully working miniature steam railway.