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New Era 2017

New archive website

6 Jan , 2019  

It is unlikely that any new posts will be made here. Instead – please access the new website celebrating the 14 years of 55022 and 8 years of D9016 under Martin Walker / Beaver Sports stewardship here



2018 Calendar – photo appeal

15 Nov , 2017  

We’ve started work on the 2018 Calendar but would be pleased to receive some additional images – do you have any unseen or rarely seen quality deltic images you could contribute for our 2018 Calendar? Ideally these would be shots from the BR era but outstanding photos from the preservation era will be considered too. […]


Preserved Deltic pack for Train Simulator

6 Aug , 2017   Gallery

This week we received a very generous donation from Vulcan Productions who, after three years of hard work, have produced a package of preserved Deltics for the PC game Train Simulator. The pack includes all six preserved Deltics and of course includes both 55022 (even 55022 as 55007) and 55016. For 55022, there is a […]


New items added to the online shop

6 Jun , 2017  

You might have read that we had some great new baseball caps, a t-shirt and a polo shirt on the sales stand at the Severn Valley Diesel Festival last month. We’ve now added the same items to the online shop so that everyone can get their hands on them. The three caps are a new […]

preserved railways

Relive RSG at the Severn Valley Railway

23 May , 2017  

Looking for a Deltic fix before the Nene Valley 40th Anniversary Gala? Why not re-live 55022’s time at the Severn Valley Railway at this page where you’ll find a collection of videos and some photographs. Thanks to Jonathan Wilcox and Mark Atkinson.


Another addition to the shop

29 Apr , 2017  

We have added Colin Alexander and Ian Beattie’s recent book “CLASS 55: DELTICS FROM THE FINAL YEARS TO PRESERVATION BOOK” to the shop. Packed full of photographs from the last few years on BR through to preservation and mainline railtours, all accompanied with illuminating descriptions. It will make a great addition to your Deltic book […]


New in Shop – Replica resin plates & new book

24 Apr , 2017  

New in the shop this week are a range of replica resin plates. These are full ‘actual size’ solid plates and would make a great addition to your shed, your downstairs toilet, or pride of place in your living room. There are a range of Deltic nameplates, works plates, shed codes and an English Electric […]

sales, thanks

2017 Loco Calendar – now available

1 Dec , 2016  

We are delighted to announce that the 2017 55 022/D9016 Calendar is now available, apologies for being late once again, but the end result, sure has been worth waiting for!! The 2017 edition focuses entirely on 55 022 and D9016 over the years including fantastic British Rail and Preservation Era photographs kindly provided by Ian […]

preserved railways, timings

22 out today

3 Aug , 2016  

Photo: Barrie Jowett (25/07/16) 22 is out today at the North Yorkshire Moors Railway, just departed on the 11.30 Grosmont to Pickering. Should then work the 13.00 to Whitby, 16.40 to Grosmont.

preserved railways, renovation

Fuel system repair photos

23 Jul , 2016   Gallery

Some more about the fuel repairs along with some photos. Martin and Andy Marra worked on 22 at Grosmont on Thursday 21st July to ensure the fuel system was cleaned following recent issues. The fuel strainer was removed and cleaned, new fuel filters fitted, new copper washer to replace a perished one on the main […]