41312 ready for the journey home // Credit Peter Harris

Ivatt 2 Tank No.41312 Returns Home to the Mid Hants Railway

Ivatt 2 Tank No.41312 is returning home to the Mid Hants Railway (MHR) (The Watercress Line) after spending roughly four months at the Swanage Railway. 41312's Stay at Swanage Over the four-month period 41312 stayed at...

Locomotives taking part in Swanage Railway’s Spring Gala 2018

The Swanage Railway has confirmed the list of locomotives which will be running at their Spring Gala 2018 in March. 34053 "Sir Keith Park" The Spring Gala 2018 will see 34053 enter traffic on the Swanage...
Swanage to Wareham train services delayed

Challenging Restoration of Diesel Trains delays Wareham Service

The Swanage Railway has announced that a challenging restoration of two heritage diesel trains will delay the second year of the pioneering train trials to Wareham. It had been planned for the railway to use...
34028 Eddystone's Chassis, awaiting to be unloaded from the lorry // Credit Southern Locomotive Ltd

34028 Eddystone’s Rolling Chassis returns back to Herston

34028 Eddystone's Rolling Chassis, which has been away at Tyseley undergoing an overhaul, has returned back to Herston. Whilst at Tyseley, a Bottom-End overhaul has been carried out, including work to Eddystone's Frame, Axle Boxes,...
T3 563 - Swanage Railway - fundraising

T3 Steam Locomotive Fundraising Reaches £40,000

The T3 Team are over the moon with the fundraising so far, but can help them raise more to see No.563 steaming again? After receiving No.563 from the National Collection, the Swanage Railway Trust decided...
Swanage Railway Wins Top Award

Swanage To Wareham Train Wins Top Award

The Swanage Railway has announced that it has won a top award at the Association of Community Rail Partnerships (ACoRP) awards. The award ceremony was held at the Barrowhill Roundhouse museum. It was hosted by...
T3 563 - Swanage Railway - fundraising

Swanage Railway T3 Moves To Flour Mill

The Swanage Railway have announced that LSWR Adams T3 No. 563 will move into the Flour Mill Workshop next month. The Flour Mill Workshops can be found near the Dean Forest Railway The team at the...
Credit: Swanage Railway

Swanage Railway Volunteer’s Dream Comes True

A volunteer, who found the Swanage Railway and help to rebuild the heritage line from day one in 1976 has achieved his dream of driving into Swanage on the footplate of his favorite locomotive. Julian's...
A DMU on the Swanage Railway

Swanage Railway Services Return To Wareham

The Swanage Railway is set to make history next month when Swanage and Corfe Castle will once again be reconnected to the mainline at Wareham. The first time in 45 years! The railway is volunteer...
T3 at Shildon Railway Museum // Credit: Wikipedia

National Railway Museum Gift T3 To Swanage

The National Railway Museum has gifted the Swanage Railway its T3 Steam Locomotive (the one that starred in the Railway Children). The 4-4-0 escaped scrap when it was selected to take part in the centenary...
7.25 inch gauge AGM DVD cover

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