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This coming Saturday (3rd Dec), get ready for an early Christmas present, as a steam train makes a rare visit to the North London section of the London Overground.


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There could be a new heritage railway built in South-East London, if plans by the Crossness steam pumping station are realised.


The first official painting of No. 2007 Prince of Wales by Jonathan Clay Building Britain’s most powerful Steam Train

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.


header-500x233 Ticket Alert: Steam trains to return to the London Underground

A weekend in September will see steam trains return to the Metropolitan line as part of Amersham's heritage weekend.


pizap-composite Ticket Alert – Fawley Hill vintage steam festival

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.


8080632790_d64993a45e Take a ride on one of London’s miniature Steam Trains

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.


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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.


6201_Tyseley1 See a Steam Train on the London Overground this Saturday

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.


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What's this -- a wooden steam locomotive powered by a rubber band? As the saying goes.. Just Take My Money!


Photo by Wikimedia Commons Catch a steam train from London to Paris

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.


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Combine steam train travel and tea and cake on the Metropolitan line for a late summer treat.


Computer generated steam train arrives at the Science Museum

A computer generated 3D film about the record breaking, and still record holding, Mallard steam locomotive has arrived at the Science Museum.


Model Steam Train at the SouthBank

Running along the riverside at the moment just outside the SouthBank Centre can be found a model steam railway.


Steam Railmotors return to West London

This weekend, a very unusual type of steam train made a rare visit to London, a steam train without a locomotive.


Trips in a rare steam train along a rarely used railway line

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.


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