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April 2021

23 April 2021

Mikado Messenger

Spring is in the air!

16 April 2021

Tornado, Our Latest News

With Tornado side-lined at the National Railway Museum during the winter and little prospect of any work until the spring we have taken the opportunity to change five locomotive driving wheel...

Tender construction continues

14 April 2021

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

Further progress is being made a I D Howitt Ltd at Crofton, Wakefield with the tender frames. All the hornblocks have had their manganese steel liners finish machined and are now permanently...

Boiler(s) update

13 April 2021

Prince of Wales, Our Latest News

Meiningen continues to make good progress with both the boiler for Prince of Wales and the spare for both engines (all photos by DB Meiningen unless stated).   The outer firebox is welded to the...

April 2021

09 April 2021

Tornado, The Tornado Telegraph

Winter maintenance - a further...

08 April 2021

Tornado, Our Latest News

At the end of November we prepared for the visit of Andy Wright, the British Engineering Services boiler inspector.  Andy was to carry out the annual insurance company cold inspection on the...