We are delighted to announce that 5305 Locomotive Association are custodians of King Arthur Classs, 777 Sir Lamiel,

Sir Lamiel is part of the National Collection.

For all the latest news about the overhaul of Sir Lamiel please visit: https://www.sirlamiel.org.uk/


By Info | Wednesday, September 30, 2020 | Tags : 30777

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By Info | Wednesday, September 30, 2020 | Tags : 45305

70013 Steams Again!

Today 70013 had it's boiler exam and passed with flying colours and is now ready to rule the rails once again!

The even better news is that 70013 will be in passenger service BOTH days this weekend at the GCR!

This will give us a chance to ensure that everything is in top condition before returning to the mainline. This should be in the near future so make the most of this weekend to see and ride behind Oliver Cromwell.


By Info | Friday, June 9, 2017 | Tags : 70013

This last week saw the arrival of the 40 new super heater elements. They were all fitted within a day and a big thank you to the Loughborough Shed staff for their impressive effort.

Looking ahead, a boiler exam is due early this week with a steam test to follow. Shortly after, 70013 will be gauged by Network Rail to ensure we are still within gauge. Hopefully all being well, we aim to have a test run in early/mid July, so watch this space!

In other news, 777 is in service this weekend for the GCR's 1940s Wartime Weekend.


By Info | Saturday, June 3, 2017 | Tags : 70013

Welcome to our new website!

Much like our locos' we've given our website a much needed intensive overhaul and it is finally ready to leave the works. We will also be updating and tweaking it over time to ensure that it stays up to date. Any thoughts or comments regarding the new website are welcomed, so please get in touch.

While our main news outlet and the best way to stay up to date with all that is going on is our Facebook page. We will endeavour to publish frequent news articles and create events for when our locos' are out and about.

Our first big news is that you can now join and renew membership completely through the new website. For more information see the membership page on the website or get in touch.


By Info | Tuesday, May 9, 2017 | Tags : D123

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