Steam locomotive 7827 Lydham Manor to visit the Churnet Valley Railway...

The Churnet Valley Railway have announced that GWR 'Manor' No.7827 Lydham Manor will be visiting the line in February 2019. The visit is thanks to...

Churnet Valley Railway steam locomotive gala reduced to home fleet only

The Churnet Valley Railway has announced that their upcoming October steam gala will now be a home fleet only event now due to unavailability...

MR 3835 / LMS Fowler 4F Class steam locomotives – Class...

This week we turn to the Midland 3835 / LMS Fowler 4F Classes, 0-6-0 engines designed for freight work. Once looking at the background of...

Churnet Valley Railway announce details for Anything Goes and Cider Festival

The Churnet Valley Railway, in Staffordshire, has announced some details for the Anything Goes Gala and Cider Festival. Up to 20 ciders and 5 bands...

Oakamoor Wagon arrives at the Churnet Valley Railway

The North Staffordshire Railway Company (1978) Ltd have announced the acquisition of PAA covered sand hopper wagon No. WBB30025. The North Staffordshire Railway Company (1978) Ltd...

Job opportunity at the Churnet Valley Steam Railway

The Churnet Valley Railway have announced that they have a role available as a paid member of staff at the railway. The standard gauge line runs...

Churnet Valley Railway’s Planning Permission granted for Leek extension

The Churnet Valley Railway has announced that Staffordshire Moorlands District Council, or SMDC, has voted to grant planning permission for the railway to extend...

Guests so far for West Somerset Railway’s Spring Steam Gala

Two guests have been confirmed so far for the West Somerset Railway's (WSR) Spring Steam Gala. The first guest is USATC S160 No. 6046. The...

Churnet Valley Railway’s New Year’s Winter Warmer 2018 – Info

Churnet Valley Railway is holding a winter warmer event and is running three days of special trains over the last weekend of 2017 and the...

S160 to visit Epping Ongar Railway in 2018

S160 No. 5197, a member of the Churnet Valley Railway's (CVR) home fleet, is to visit the Epping Ongar Railway in June 2018. While at...

EXCLUSIVE: The Duke – The Impossible Dream – Past, Present and...

Following on from this, we are delighted to announce that we have been contacted by The BR Class 8 Steam Locomotive Trust and they have provided us with an exclusive update on the history of the project, written by Trevor Tuckley. The update below is in its original unedited version

RailAdvent – Great Western Pannier Tank Classes Book Giveaway

This month, we are giving you the chance to win our review copy of the Great Western Pannier Tank Classes Book by David Maidment, published by Pen & Sword.
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