Engineers at the Severn Valley Railway are working hard to overhaul one of the heritage line's key steam engines.
They may be just 14, but the new intake at the JCB Academy in Staffordshire have gone straight to university - for their first week.
BMW today announced it's investing £250 million in its three factories in the UK - Swindon, Cowley near Oxford, and Hams Hall.
The City of Lincoln is celebrating its engineering heritage this weekend.
The three-day event is being held at Lincoln Cathedral and will include displays of a variety of vehicles and exhibitions from Aviation Heritage Lincolnshire and the Society for Lincolnshire History and Archaeology.
An interactive timeline more than 50-feet in length which charts the progress of Lincoln's engineering heritage from the Romans to the present day will also be on display.
A locomotive that was once considered the ugliest ever built, is now undergoing important work before the summer season.
The work is being carried out by Severn Valley Railway and costing an estimated £35,000.
The Flying Pig is one of the hardest working locomotives on the heritage railway and has been in service there for more than 40 years. Chris Halpin reports
For most students, starting a new school can be very daunting, but one Midlands engineering Academy has stepped up the pressure for its new intake.
Year 10 students entering their first year at the JCB Academy in Staffordshire have been sent straight to university - well for the first week anyway.
With many Midlands manufacturers saying students leave education without the skills businesses need, it's hoped these young hopefuls will be the engineers of the future.
BMW have announced it's to invest a further 250 million pounds in its three Mini factories including its plant at Hams Hall in North Warwickshire.
It will safeguard thousands of jobs there and at its other sites in Oxford and Swindon.