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Take a ride on one of London’s miniature steam trains
Take a ride on one of London’s miniature steam trains

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

Two ugly steam engines join the Epping Ongar Railway
Two ugly steam engines join the Epping Ongar Railway

Two ugly steam locomotives have arrived at Epping and, after restoration will be hauling passengers along the heritage railway.

Book a day-trip by steam train in 2021
Book a day-trip by steam train in 2021

The golden age of travel still exists in the UK, with heritage railway tours offering luxurious seating, top food and plenty to drink on a range of tours.

A steam train of lights to delight this winter
A steam train of lights to delight this winter

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

Ride on one of London’s minature steam trains
Ride on one of London’s minature steam trains

We all love a steam train and dotted around London are a number of miniature steam railways to ride on.

See a Finnish steam train in Barking
See a Finnish steam train in Barking

Down among the warehouses and scrap yards of Barking can be found a most curious sight – a steam train.

Ride a new “steam train” in South London
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.

Look out for steam trains on King’s Cross passenger concourse
Look out for steam trains on King’s Cross passenger concourse

Steam trains are usually found on the rail tracks, but for one week, two locomotives will be sitting in the middle of the passenger concourse at King’s Cross.

At £44,995 per person, is this Britain’s most expensive train trip?
At £44,995 per person, is this Britain’s most expensive train trip?

What could well be the UK’s most expensive train trip has been announced, at a mere £44,995 per person — but that does get you 10 days of luxury in a steam train.

See a steam train on the London Overground on Saturday
See a steam train on the London Overground on Saturday

An early Christmas treat, as a steam train will be chugging along the London Overground on the morning of Saturday (2nd Dec).