Steam is back!

   Posted by: cholmondeley   in Neo-Victoriana

The Telegraph is reporting the return of steam to British railways for the first time in 50 years.

The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust’s Peppercorn class A1 Pacific steam locomotive made a five-hour return test journey between York and Scarborough on 04 November, 2008 and is expected to begin regular journeys carrying up to 600 passengers on the York-Newcastle line in January, 2009.

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