Hundreds of steam train enthusiasts enjoyed bucketfuls of fun on tap during the August bank holiday weekend at the London Museum of Water and Steam.

More than 700 people went along to the grand summer steam up, the second of three large-scale annual events, held at the site in Brentford, formerly known as the Kew Bridge Steam Museum.            

 

Children had a great time in thew new splash zone where they got to grips with giant bubble making, had fun building dams and pumping water to make fountains.

Not forgetting the stationary collection of mighty locomotives, the full line-up including the Cornish engine, an original to the site, could be viewed by visitors.

Families also excitedly jumped aboard the Waterworks Railways for a ride.

Visitors also indulged in the traditional cream teas on offer at the on site cafe

Next year the steam museum will be holding a WW1 weekend to mark 100 years since bombs were dropped on the site.

However, to commemorate the centenary of the Great War a special service later on this year.

The final grand steam up event of the year will be held between December 29, 2014 and January 1, 2015.