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New Plan For The Bala Lake Railway

The Bala Lake Railway has released new plans for their planned extension into the town of Bala. This would see both trains and cars...
Sir Keith Park at Keighley on the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway

Featured Fridays – 25/11/16 – Keighley & Worth Valley Railway

Our third featured video comes from DansRailVideos, and is from the recent Autumn Steam Spectacular at the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway in October 2016. Autumn Steam Spectacular at...
Miniature Railway at Tanybwlch

Throwback Thursday – Ep. 48 – Miniature Railway at Tanybwlch

In this weeks Throwback Thursday, we see the Miniature Railway in action at Tanybwlch Station on the Ffestiniog Railway, probably around the early 1980's The...

Help the Trawsfynydd & Blaenau Railway buy a loco!

Earlier this year, where we gave you the news that the the line between Blaenau Ffestiniog and Trawsfynydd was being cleared for a track inspection. We...
LMS Patriot 'The Unknown Warrior'

The Unknown Warrior to be painted Crimson Red

The newly built locomotive No. 5551 'Patriot Class' The Unknown Warrior will be painted in Crimson Lake when the build is completed in 2018. It was...
Britannia at the Llangollen Railway

Featured Fridays – 18/11/16 – Llangollen Railway

Our second featured Friday comes from twitter and Flickr user Philip Page, and is from the Llangollen Steam Festival at the Llangollen Railway in April...
Upnor Castle and view out to sea

Throwback Thursdays – Ep. 47 – Upnor Castle at Porthmadog

This weeks Throwback Thursday takes us back to a visit to the Ffestiniog Railway, and see diesel loco 'Upnor Castle'. This picture was taken at Porthmadog Harbour...
William Finlay & Dolgoch during the Talyllyn 150 Celebration

Narrow Gauge Railway Museum Awarded Lottery Grant

The Narrow Gauge Railway Museum, at the Talyllyn Railway in Tywyn, has received a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund of £42,700. This award is to...
No. 44871 at Irwell Vale

Burrs Country Park Station Now Open!

As well as Flying Scotsman returning to the East Lancs Railway last month. The Burrs Country Park / Caravan Site Station also opened. The Burrs...
No. 69023 'Joem' and 62005 depart Grosmont for Pickering

North Yorkshire Moors Railway – NELPG 50th Anniversary Gala (4K)

Late October saw the North Yorkshire Moors Railway hold their final gala of the 2016 season. The theme was the NELPG's 50th Anniversary. The NELPG...

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Book Review: The Great Western Society – A Tale Of Endeavour...

The Great Western Society - A Tale Of Endeavour & Success is a new book from Pen and Sword, and was released in 2019 - here is our review!