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Organisers in York say the painstaking process of adding lettering to the side of a 1930s locomotive from Canada is the culmination of a "labour of love".
Ahead of this year's celebrations reuniting engines which now call Canada and North America home, we take a look back with the National Railway Museum.
Flags have been flown in Doncaster and York Castle has been lit up as part of the build up to the 75th anniversary of the Mallard breaking the world steam speed record.
Housed in Powys' Automobile Palace, the National Cycle Collection - home to a vintage range of bikes dating as far back as 1819 - is inviting children to get drawing this month.
Forty-two years after its redesigner died trying to beat its 172 mph record, a Bangor University lecturer's replica of a 1.72 ton speed demon has gone on show in Swansea.
Medals given to Jack Alcock and Arthur Whitten-Brown, the men who made the first non-stop Transatlantic flight, have gone on show in an all-singing Easter at the MOSI.
A four-day festival of rides on the eight resident trams, behind-the-scenes tours and talks are taking place to celebrate 40 years of heritage railway heroics at the Beamish.
There are Secrets of the Royal Bedchambers and Olympic flashbacks in London. It's also Beamish's birthday, and Arbeia Fort and Museum, in South Shields, is back open.
The locomotive which narrowly notched the world steam speed record in 1938 will be reunited with its six surviving A4 class engines as part of a celebratory season in York.
Fifty years after Dr Beeching's hugely controversial report ordered widespread cuts to the British railway network, artist Esther Johnson's filmic insight into the effect it had on the Borders is......
The National Railway Museum will appoint independent engineers in a bid to complete the restoration project on the famous 4472 locomotive.
A vast archive, assembled during 35 years of collecting by the late historian for Aston Martin, will go on display for the first time at the British Motor Industry Heritage Trust.
An amazing project to reconstruct an ancient boat, carried out using Bronze Age axeheads and prehistoric techniques in Cornwall, could see the vessel launch this week.
Organisers at Coventry's popular Transport Museum say they will create a "world-class" museum and community centre after winning Heritage Lottery Fund backing.
Marking the 150th anniversary of the tube, the London Transport Museum has a year of events and Henley's River and Rowing Museum looks back at classic poster designs.