Welcome to the Class 40 Preservation Society

Railway Related Information

Sites featuring Class 40 photos or related content

Class 40 motherlist A developing list of all class 40 workings.

Alan Davis Class 40 photos

David Hey Collection Over 1,000 photos of BR steam/diesels during the 1950s and 1960s

Class 40 Appeal The CFA, owners of 40012.

David's Railway Photography Covers several aspects of the heritage railway scene in photographs.

The European Railway Picture Gallery A selection of over 20 vintage and preservation Class 40 shots dating back to the mid 1970's.

North Wales Coast Railway A site dedicated to the North Wales Coast from 1975-1983.

Globe Videos - Producers of Whistling Giants DVDs

Railtour organisations 

SRPS Railtours

Pathfinder Tours

Compass Tours

Railway preservation and heritage:


AIA Locomotives The Class 31 preservation body.

Barrow Hill

Barrow Hill Engine Shed Society.

The BR Diesel Website

Photos and sound clips from preservation, including East Lancashire Railway.

Brush Type 4 Fund

Owners of 47105 at the Gloucestershire & Warwickshire  Railway.

Class 37 Locomotive Group

Formed by the merger of The Class 37 Association and Class 37  Group. Workings and diagrams, about the Group, and photos too.

Class 40 Appeal

The CFA, owners of 40012 & 37190

Deltic Preservation Society

One of the most successful and best known diesel preservation  societies. Owners of 55009, 55015 and 55019.

Diesel & Electric
Preservation Group

The DEPG are based on the West Somerset Railway. Owners of D7017, D7018, D1010 and D9526.

Diesel Traction Group

The DTG. Owners of D821, D1015, D7029 and D8568.

East Lancashire Railway

Details of our home, the East Lancashire Railway - the line  and its history, timetables, photos, signalling and lots more.

EM2 Locomotive Society

Details of the group, the locomotives and more.

The Fifty  Fund

Owning and operating group for 50031, 50035 and  50044.

The Growler Group

Owners of 37099 and 37215 at the Gloucestershire & Warwickshire Railway.

55022 Royal Scots Grey

Details about this famous Deltic, tour news, sales items etc

Preserved Diesels

Covers all the 'preserved' diesels, with photos, locations and other details.

Railways of North Wales

A site dedicated to the Railways of North Wales from 1975-1983.

UK Heritage Railways

A guide to the entire heritage railway scene in the UK,  including details of special events and operating days.


Benefactors, suppliers and contractors to the CFPS:


Dowding & Mills  plc

Engineering, Calibration & Electronics Services, specialising in refurbishment of electrical equipment. Work for the CFPS has included traction motor overhaul for 40145 and vacuum exhauster overhaul for 40135.

If you wish to be added to this page then please contact publicity@cfps.co.uk.

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