Duke trust plans £200k a year income

As featured in issue 435 of Steam Railway; at a recent Duke of Gloucester 'roadshow' on 25 November almost 60 people heard about the loco's history and plans for its future.  Trevor Tuckley, Chairman of the BR Class 8 Locomotive Trust explained that the new trust is aiming to grow the membership from the Continue Reading

Duke parts moved to Crewe – 7 November

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Two containers' worth of Duke of Gloucester parts have now arrived at Crewe.  Here's a report from Jim Burrows, Engineering Principal, who managed the move: "I am pleased to report that both containers are now in residence at LNWR. However, the move did not pass without incident…  Both containers were Continue Reading

GCR Autumn Gala – 4/5 October

The BR Class 8 Steam Locomotive Trust held a “meet the Trustees and Company Directors” opportunity at the GCR Winter Gala on the 4 and 5 October 2014.  There was a presence on Loughborough Station and in the Board Room at Lovatt House. Watch a video of the GCR Event attended by the Trust. Continue Reading