Railway History

David Hey’s Collection

David’s web site contains a huge collection of railway photographs and stories donated by many people.  There is a page (Nos. 7) about Doncaster with a section on the ‘Cock O’ The North’. David Hey’s Collection


LNER Class P2 History Wikipedia

LNER History

The London & North Eastern Railway encyclopedia LNER

British Pathe

British Pathe have a short video of ‘Cock O’ The North’ undergoing dynamometer  testing in France at Vitry Testing Station (1934) British Pathe

BR Database

A comprehensive database of British railway heritage BR Database

Steam Index

A database of steam locomotive history Steam Index

The Transport Treasury

A private collection of over 300,000 photographic images, from which prints can be purchased. Transport Treasury

The Gresley Society Trust

The stated purpose of the Trust is to ‘to study and celebrate the life and works of Sir Nigel Gresley’ . The Trust website contains articles and pictures of Gresley’s achievements including production of P2 Cock O’ The North. The Gresley Society Trust



Heritage Railways

UK & Ireland Heritage Railways          Heritage Railways

B17 Steam Locomotive Trust               B17 Steam Loco

North Eastern Locomotive Preservation Group           NELPG

The Elsecar Eeritage Railway  EHR



Barnsley Models and Games

The shops in Barnsley  will be displaying Doncaster P2 Locomotive Trust Ltd. merchandise for sale along with copies of membership literature.  The owners are offering COTN Club members a 10% discount on purchases at their shops on presentation of a membership card.  For contact details please see the shop websites.

Barnsley Models & Games http://barnsleymodelsandgames.co.uk/


Event Organisers

Gauge 1 North

Gauge 1 Yorkshire Group are a group of Gauge One enthusiasts who are committed to increasing public awareness of modelling and engineering in this impressive gauge.  The members of the Gauge 1 Yorkshire Group are also members of The Gauge One Model Railway Association (G1MRA) www.g1mra.com. We are proud to have organised the Gauge 1 North Exhibitions since 2010, the first ever solely Gauge 1 exhibitions open to the general public in the UK, which have all been very successful.

Gauge 1 North website http://www.gauge1north.org.uk/ 




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