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4231 at Swindon Works // Credit Unknown

GWR 42XX, 5205, 5275 and 72XX Classes of steam locomotives – Class Information

Built for short-distance heavy coal trains, the 4200s and variations played a key part in the transport of Welsh coal. Once exploring the working careers of each class, we will then see how each preserved...
6435 Hauling the Auto Train // Credit Peter Zabek

Steam locomotive news from the Bodmin and Wenford Railway

The Bodmin and Wenford Railway has released a news update on their steam locomotives, diesel locomotives, and its coaches. Now that the main running season is finished, work has progressed with the boiler repairs to...
45157 "The Glasgow Highlander" // Credit RailAdvent

Steam railtours and special railway events this March

Halfway through March and there are still plenty of events to visit this month, we are pleased to announce that railway events and railtours have all been inputted into our events calendar. Along with the...
The Bug arriving at New Romney on the Romney, hythe and dymchurch railway

February Half Term Events at Preserved Railways – South East and South West

Looking for something to do this February Half Term? Whether with your family, friends or yourself, here are a few preserved railways in the south-east and south-west England open this February Half Term. Normal fares...
75178 // Credit Bodmin & Wenford Railway's website

Bodmin and Wenford Railway’s “Winter Steam Up” – Information

The Bodmin and Wenford Railway is running the perfect service for anyone looking for a day out in the Christmas holiday. The event runs for Saturday the 30th of December only and will feature three...
121020 // Credit: Bodmin & Wenford Railway

Bodmin and Wenford Railway Receives A Bubble Car

The Bodmin and Wenford Railway have announced that they have received an ex-BR Bubble Car DMU from Chiltern Railways. The Bubble Car is a first generation DMU which Chiltern Railways used on the Princes Risborough...
Santa is looking for a new helper // Credit: Bodmin & Wenford Railway

Find Santa’s Little Helper

The Bodmin & Wenford Railway are looking for a little helper to help out Father Christmas. The little helper will play the role of a child writing to Santa. The railway are looking for a...