A CANADIAN family connection means the 100th birthday of an historic Welsh railway engine
is being celebrated across the Atlantic.
No 48773 will make an interesting contrast when steamed alongside the Great Western Railway engine
No 3802 which we restored in November 2005.
Renowned for its strength and power, the former London & North Eastern Railway engine
will pull the Shakespeare Express for one day only before moving on to Blackpool and Bath and Bristol later in the summer.
Janet began researching after her father told her as a child that a member of their family had helped build Britain's first railway engine
His first steam-powered vehicle ran on the road on Camborne Hill in 1801, three years later he ran arguably the first railway engine
, certainly years before Stephenson's Rocket.
FIREFIGHTERS tackled a blaze aboard a railway engine
packed with 40 tonnes of coal parked in sidings in Birmingham today.
James Gillan as Rusty the underdog railway engine
in Starlight Express
Hawk-eyed contractors at Broseley Homes were about to start demolishing a former railway engine
shed in Colliery Lane, Hetton-le-Hole, when they discovered the nest, high in an outside wall.
Builders for Broseley [correct] Homes were about to demolish a former railway engine
shed in Colliery Lane, Hetton-le-Hole, when they saw a kestrel flying around the building.
The Stourbridge Lion was exported to Honesdale, Pen nsylvania and is debatably the first railway engine
to operate in the USA.
It is the only former Great Western Railway engine
autho rised to run on the rail network.
THE Merseyside township made famous by Stephenson's steam-powered railway engine
has entered the space age, with a sky-born Rocket.