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War In The Valley! – Churnet Valley Railway – Information

The Churnet Valley Railway is holding its 'War in the Valley' weekend from the 30th September until 1st October 2017. The weekend will all be...
Diana on the freight during the Ffestiniog Railway Quirks & Curiosities 2 event

Leighton Buzzard Railway – 50 Not Out Gala – Information

This weekend, the Leighton Buzzard Railway will celebrate 50 years since the meeting which meant railway was opened as a preserved railway. A special timetable...
4277 // Credit: Melvyn Melluish

Churnet Valley Railway to Celebrate 25th Anniversary

To Celebrate Churnet Valley Railway's 25th Anniversary, they are holding a Gala over 3 days, starting on Friday the 20th of October and finishing...
Hudswell D558 // Credit: Amerton Railway

Amerton Railway – Diesel Gala 2017 – Information

The Amerton Railway are holding their Diesel Gala this weekend (30/09 & 01/10), this is their third year of having their diesel gala. The gala...
No. 44871 at Irwell Vale

Black 5 Set For Worth Valley Visit – UPDATED

Ian Riley's Black 5, No. 44871, is heading south from Scotland to visit the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway. UPDATE (As of 10:45am on 29/09/17) The...
61994 The Great Marquess arrives at Bo'ness

K4 Begins New Chapter At Bo’ness

K4 No. 61994 'The Great Marquess' has begun a new chapter of its life in Scotland at the Museum of Scottish Railways at the...
Lyn at Woody Bay, North Devon

The Worlds Newest Steam Locomotive Set To Steam In Devon

The worlds newest steam locomotive, Lyn, is set to steam at the steam gala. The locomotive will be haul passengers for the first time...
Visiting steam loco Sophie B at the sheds after being off loaded

7.25″ Gauge Society AGM at the Thompson Park Railway

This weekend is the 7.25 Inch Gauge Society AGM Gala, with this years venue being the Thompson Park Railway, located in Burnley, Lancashire. Locomotives from...

Bala Lake Railway – Steam Gala 2017 (4K)

Over the weekend of 25th-27th August 2017, the Bala Lake Railway held their annual steam gala, celebrating George B's return to steam. Unfortunately, George B...
Prince at Porthmadog

Severn Valley Railway – Autumn Steam Gala 2017 – Information

This weekend sees the Severn Valley Railway hold their annual Autumn Steam Gala, which sees 4 visitors join the home fleet in what should...

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