Lilian at the Launceston Steam Railway

Launceston Steam Railway to hold locals week

The Launceston Steam Railway have announced that they have teamed up with the Cornish and Devon Post to hold their Locals Week. Inside this week’s edition of the post (published today) is a voucher entitling the...
Velinheli on Footplate Rides at Dinas

Ffestiniog Railway to build new boiler for steam locomotive ‘Velinheli’

The Launceston Steam Railway, in Cornwall, has announced that steam locomotive 'Velinheli' has left the railway and is going to the Ffestiniog Railway, in North Wales, for a new boiler to be fitted. Velinheli was...
Covertcoat on the Launceston Steam Railway

Launceston Steam Railway release 2018 opening dates

The Launceston Steam Railway has released details of their 2018 opening dates. This allows you to plan when you might make a visit. The Launceston Steam Railway is a narrow gauge which operates from the...
Velinheli steams at Tanybwlch during the 'Snowdonian Limited' on the Ffestiniog Railway

Farewell Velinheli!

The Launceston Railway has announced that Hunslet 'Velinheli' will be withdrawn due to the boiler being deemed as life-expired. The Hunslet was built in 1886, and is one of four Hunslets based at the Launceston...