Arrival of the locomotive this week signalled the completion of 3 years of careful negotiations and an 800 mile journey from Switzerland to Mid Wales.
Free Puff - a journey through the archive
This month, the Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway celebrates its 90th anniversary, but this main line in miniature is still going strong, as Thomas Bright discovers.
This article is an excerpt from a feature that appears in Steam Railway magazine this month. For more, pick up your copy of Steam Railway magazine today!
Unseen Video Highlights
Unseen Steam : Why we archive
Unseen Steam visited some of our favourite preserved railways and steam enthusiasts to find out what archiving means to them.
No. 1589 'Newstead' - The Lost Loco
We met up with Nene Valley Railway and Small Loco Group volunteer, Mathew Alden-Farrow to hear the remarkable story of Hunslet No. 1589 'Newstead' which was obtained from a a shed at a convent in the east of England.