Scottish Aviation

Last Thursday morning I was rushing down to my local station early. For once, this wasn’t because of an early morning meeting, but rather because something special was about to happen. In this case, the something special was the visit of a steam train (locomotive), the Flying Scotsman. Once a holder of the world record …

Tornado through Brookmans

So I find myself on a Great Northern train heading for Kings Cross writing a blog post on my phone*. What could go wrong? Quite a lot later after a few pints watching the rugby one suspects… Though I’m still amazed at how much fun it is to watch a steam train power through my …

Steam Union

On Saturday morning I tumbled out of bed, grunted at my OH and headed for the shower at 6:45. Ok for a workday, but what was I doing on a Saturday? A few months ago I had been given some tips as to how to look up steam trains passing through mainline stations on the …