Category Archives: Railways

New book on famous locomotive that put Little Bytham on the map

Little Bytham earned its place in history as the spot on the East Coast Main Line where the Mallard locomotive roared through at 126mph 
– setting a world steam speed record which has never been beaten. The date was Sunday, … Continue reading

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LMS Princess Royal Class 6201 Princess Elizabeth on ECML, Little Bytham

Princess Elizabeth passed Little Bytham hauling the Cathedrals Express from Kings Cross to York this morning (Thursday 28 April 2011).

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Steam Trains along the East Coast Mainline

Thanks to help from Chris Holmes, theBythams website now includes information, in its Railways, Trains etc. section, of steam rail tours which pass through Little Bytham on the East Coast Mainline.  Much of the information has been gleaned from the … Continue reading

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LNER A4 60019 Bittern passes through Little Bytham

The A4 locomotive 4464(60019) Bittern passed through Little Bytham this morning on the first day of a nine day Rail Touring Company “Great Britain IV” rail-tour.  The locomotive had been repainted in LNER Garter Blue and renamed Dominion of New … Continue reading

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