In April 2011 Big Big Train’s first album Goodbye to the Age of Steam was re-issued in a remixed version with bonus tracks and new artwork.
In June 2011 the band completed a new arrangement and recording of a song called ‘Kingmaker’, which originally appeared on the 1992 demo album The Infant Hercules. The new recording replaced ‘Master of Time’ on the import release of Far Skies Deep Time by the Russian label MALS. ‘Kingmaker’ also features on the download version of the EP.
Former XTC guitarist Dave Gregory joined the band in 2011 and so the band line-up looked like this: