Technical & Education Centre

Technical and Education Centre

A resource centre with information about Steam locomotives and some of Bulleid's innovations

How it works

To learn more about what makes a steam locomotive works and find out more about some key components click here


View a number of the relevent drawings for General Steam Navigation here.

Younger Engineers Zone

A collection of activity sheets and information for our younger enthusiasts click here.

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Zone

A number of relatated STEM activities are currently under development and will be published soon 

University Collaboration

As part of planned programme, we are delighted to be working with students and academics at both the Loughborough University and the University of Birmingham. This collaboration provides us access to the latest design and development technologies whilst providing students with suitable 'real life' projects and gain an insight into historical engineering design practices and hertitage steam. To read more about the collaboration click here.

Historical Articles and Recollections

See also our historical articles and recollections here.