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Flying Scotsman Trips in 2022

The Flying Scotsman reduced programme of trips for 2022 is running a little late (normally the core schedule is announced in early December). However, the National Rail Museum (owner) says it should be released in the next few weeks. The Flying Scotsman usually spends her year pulling trains for...

How an Enigma Machine works

Next time you go to Bletchley Park, you might want to take a look beforehand at this really clear and simple explanation of how the WW2 German Enigma machine worked. It’s the latest video in Jared Owen’s series of 3D animations explaining how things work, and it...

Kempinski to open a floating hotel

The luxury hotel brand Kempinski is to open a floating hotel in Dubai in 2023. The Kempinski Floating Palace will be anchored next to one of the most exclusive beach stretches in Dubai on Jumeirah Beach Road. The main hotel building will be surrounded by 12 floating...

Possible New Ship Museum on Lake Erie

The city of Erie in Pennsylvania on the east bank of Lake Erie, is considering the creation of a new ship museum using a Cold War era, Oliver Hazard Perry-class guided missile frigate. The connection is Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry, the 19th century American naval commander, who...

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