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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

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

Of College Chapels and Steam Trains

Deep within the heart of King’s College on the Strand can be found a most marvelous chapel and a dinky steam train.

Stephenson’s Rocket is to return to the North

The Science Museum has announced that it is to send Stephenson’s Rocket to the Great Exhibition of the North 2018.

The Flying Scotsman is visiting London

Probably the most famous steam locomotive in the world, the Flying Scotsman will be visiting London this coming Saturday.

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 though the city, there are a surprisingly large number of miniature steam trains chugging around parts of the city as well.

New light railway approved for South-East London

A new heritage railway has been granted planning permission, and could make visits to the Crossness steam pumping museum a lot more convenient.

Little steam train comes to Kings Cross station

Just over 150 years ago a little steam train left London, and later this month, it makes its first ever return visit to the city.

See a Steam Train on the London Overground

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.

A new heritage railway for South-East London

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Flying Scotsman to come to London

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.

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.

Awesome Rubber-Band Powered Steam Train

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

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.