Railway Links

Museums and Preserved Lines
Pendon MuseumThe one and only; A place I must go on my next trip to England
Severn Valley RailwayOne of the larger preserved railways
North Yorkshire Moors RailwaySteam, moors, hiking, a castle: what more can one ask for ?
Bluebell RailwaySouthern steam
Bodmin and Wenford RailwayA “typical” GWR branch line
South Devon Railway
Didcot Railway Centre
National Railway MuseumOne of the best Railway Museums Anywhere (though currently undergoing restoration, so may be a little reduced in available size)
STEAM Museum of the GWRin Swindon
The Rushden, Higham and Wellingborough RailwayRushdon near Wellingorough, only open a limited number of days
Irchester Narrow Gauge MuseumIrchester near Wellingborough, only open a limited number of days
Avon Valley Railwaynear Bristol
Peak Railin Matlock
Midland Railway CentreNW of Nottingham in Butterley
Nene Valley Railwaynear Peterborough
Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railwayat the south end of Windermere (the lake not the town)
Prototype Information
The Signal Box
Railway Photography by Phil TrotterA lot of useful links, and some photo collections.
PhantasrailWas a very nice site with hundreds (if not thousands) of photos. Doesn’t seem to exist any more.
BRMNA web siteEven though it’s a modellers club site, it has useful lists of magazine articles about prototypes and modelling methods.
Martyn Bane’s (old) SitePicture galleries and articles about steam, including about Pecket and Sons. No longer maintained.
Steam Locomotive dot comHas an impressive list of all the existing steam locomotives.
Signalling Record SocietySociety for and about British railway signalling.
British Railway BooksBritish Railway BooksOnline source of books
LMS and Midland
The LMS Society
The Midland Railway Society
London and North West Society
Midland Record
LMS JournalThe pages for LMS Journal seem to have disappeared, very annoying. So here’s an index instead.
L.M.S. History – 1935
MR steam locomotivesA list of many MR (and early LMS) locomotive types
LMS and Midland Railway
The LMS Society
The Midland Railway Society
The London and North Western Railway Society
Midland Record
LMS Journal IndexMost of the LMS Journal and the Midland Record can be obtained here
L.M.S. History – 1935