What’s this — a wooden steam locomotive powered by a rubber band? As the saying goes.. Just Take My Money!
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.
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.
A chance to ride in a steam train along parts of the London Underground network go on sale later this morning.
Tickets for another of the London Underground’s 150th anniversary events have just gone on sale, and include some pretty decent prices for trips in a luxuriously restored Victorian steam carriage.
There are some chanced to take trips on a vintage tube train and a steam train next month, and tickets go on sale today for trips on a steam train.
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.
Yesterday, for the first time in over 50 years, passengers were hauled by the raw undiluted force of coal and water once again.
This coming Sunday, London Underground will send a steam train along the original Metropolitan Line and parts of the District Line – so I wandered out to check where the best places will be to watch it.
This weekend is a good one for fans of steam trains, as there are four locomotives visiting London on Saturday – with one making a fairly rare visit to East London.
Last year, I wrote that London Underground were planning to run a steam train along the underground network as part of its 150th anniversary. Turns out I was right about the plans, if not entirely correct about the route. Well,…