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Steam train programme maker to stage Crewe Lyceum talk

Steam train programme maker to stage Crewe Lyceum talk

Self-confessed Crewe train spotter and TV programme maker David Parker returns to the town this month to give an illustrated talk on his new programme, “Flying Scotsman and the Golden Age of Steam”.

And on stage at Crewe Lyceum with David will be special guest Bryan Skellon, a retired Crewe Works railway engineer whose book of memories Inside Crewe Works is published in September.

September 4, 2018
Famous Flying Scotsman pulls in the crowds at Crewe Heritage Centre

Famous Flying Scotsman pulls in the crowds at Crewe Heritage Centre

World famous steam locomotive Flying Scotsman cruised in to South Cheshire to help celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Crewe Heritage Centre.

Members of the public could see Flying Scotsman at close-hand and Flying Scotsman merchandise was available for purchase.

May 19, 2017
Freightliner renames Cheshire locomotive ‘Patriot’ to honour WW1 dead

Freightliner renames Cheshire locomotive ‘Patriot’ to honour WW1 dead

A Freightliner locomotive in South Cheshire has been named ‘Patriot’ in honour of railway workers who lost their lives in the First World War.

The naming ceremony, at Freightliner’s new maintenance facility in Crewe, was attended by more than 40 people on Armistice Day.

November 15, 2016