There could be a new heritage railway built in South-East London, if plans by the Crossness steam pumping station are realised.
The team that built the UK's youngest steam locomotive are seeking to usurp its title by building an even newer, and vastly more powerful steam train -- and this evening was a chance to hear about the project.
A weekend in September will see steam trains return to the Metropolitan line as part of Amersham's heritage weekend.
Every couple of years, the McAlpine's open up their back garden to the general public, and many come, because in that back garden is a fully working steam railway.
We al 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.
Early morning commuters are in for a steamy surprise in a few weeks, as the Flying Scotsman makes its inaugural passenger journey from King's Cross station.
This Saturday there will be a fairly rate chance to see a steam train running across North London, along the GOBLIN and London Overground lines.
What's this -- a wooden steam locomotive powered by a rubber band? As the saying goes.. Just Take My Money!
If you look out for it, on Friday 9th October, a steam train will leave London Victoria station, and its passengers will arrive in the evening, in Paris.
Combine steam train travel and tea and cake on the Metropolitan line for a late summer treat.
A computer generated 3D film about the record breaking, and still record holding, Mallard steam locomotive has arrived at the Science Museum.
Running along the riverside at the moment just outside the SouthBank Centre can be found a model steam railway.
This weekend, a very unusual type of steam train made a rare visit to London, a steam train without a locomotive.
Imagine a steam train without a locomotive -- one where there is seemingly no form of propulsion save the tell tale hint of a wisp of steam from the roof.
This weekend, steam trains return to central London and will run through London Underground tunnels once more.
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