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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.
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.
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.
Dwight D Eisenhower, sister locomotive of Mallard, is at the National Railway Museum in York for a makeover in time for the world speed record anniversary in 2013.
Two film screening sessions for Heritage Open Days at Scarborough Art Gallery show amazing footage from the history of the region, including egg collectors, bygone trains and skiffle legends.
Beamish’s recently restored, 135-year-old steam locomotive, the Lewin No 18, is making a historic return to its former workplace, where it worked for more than 100 years.
Volunteers at Leighton Buzzard Railway have made changes to their iconic steam loco Chaloner after a 135-year-old photo revealed its original appearance.
Crich Tramway Village is proudly displaying the results of the painstaking, seven-year restoration of an Edwardian tram that spent 55 years as a home.