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Saxonia was the first German designed and built locomotive and ran on the Leipzig-Dresden Railway (LDE) in 1839 and was the first long distance journey. Z Scale (1:220) by Railex.

GWR 2-6-0 5322 train, Didcot Railway Centre, Didcot, Oxfordshire, England

SR: 34023 'Blackmoor Vale' 'West Country' Class 4-6-2 Bluebell Railway

The last scheduled steam-hauled passenger trains on the British Railways’ network ran between Liverpool Exchange and Preston in July and into August 1968. By that time the motive power tended to be in a poor condition, as illustrated by this Class 5MT (Black 5) at Liverpool Exchange heading a Glasgow train during the last days of steam. The steam locomotive would have hauled the train only as far as Preston where a diesel would take over. Photo by Chris the Edge Hill signalman from his…

GWR 4900 Hall Class 4-6-0 5932 (Haydon Hall) in the shed yard at Worcester (85A). 2nd April 1965 A higher resolution re-scan of a Kodachrome II transparency.

60007 Sir Nigel Gresley with 60019 Bittern and 60009 Union Of South Africa at gosmont on the north yorkshire moors railway in sping steam gala in 2009