Steam Railway Feature

Unseen Steam has partnered with Steam Railway to bring the pages of your favourite magazine to life with a carefully curated selection of films from the Unseen archive. Catch up on the latest from your favourite locomotives and lines in the magazine each month, then see them in their glory days on Unseen Steam. Check back here regularly as we update this page each month with a fresh collection of clips from the archive.

Steam Railway Magazine - Issue 494

"Sorry folks, unfortunately we’re unable to show the video clip of LNWR no. 790 “Hardwicke” on the Cumbrian Coast. So, in keeping with Steam Railway’s preservation theme, we've selected some of our very favourite preserved film clips from the Unseen Steam archive. Enjoy!"

Videos from the Unseen archive

35018 "British India Line" - the first Rebuilt Bulleid Pacific - isn't proving to be worthy of that title - yet. On Friday 23rd February the engine undertook a further test run following repairs to the inside motion. Sadly, on a schedule intended to take her round the great "circle from Carnforth through Hellifield,...
At the third attempt, no 45596 "Bahamas" made a successful return to the main lines following disappointments for its owners, the Bahamas Locomotive Society, due to a slightly warm bearing on the first light engine and coach run and various problems with the modern TPWS electronic safety systems. On 31st January 2019...
Starting at London Victoria behind a diesel on the morning of Thursday 9th May 2019 Steam Dreams' "The Highlands...
Headed by 'No. 9', or more correctly, 60009 'Union of South Africa', a special train of stock from the SRPS at Bo'ness together with the Pullman car 'The Trianon Bar' or 'Pegasus', the latter for the longest-serving Monarch, Queen Elizabeth, is seen on Wednesday 9th September on the new Borders Railway just south of...