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Steam locomotive hauled trains help remember the fallen in Leighton Buzzard

Sunday 11th November 2018 saw the Leighton Buzzard Railway hold a series of events to commemorate the fallen. Trains were hauled by steam locomotive No. 778 which is a World War One veteran that dates...
Leighton Buzzard Railway steam gala

Steam locomotives set to team up at the Leighton Buzzard Railway’s Annual Steam Gala

The Leighton Buzzard Railway is set to offer their most intensive timetable ever seen in recent years at their upcoming Annual Steam Gala. The gala, held over the weekend of 15th and 16th September 2018,...
Leighton Buzzard Railway whisky festival

Steam locomotive hauled trains pulls in the passengers for the Leighton Buzzard Railway

The Leighton Buzzard Railway has announced that two events in the last month have been record-breaking, helping towards the funds for the extension currently under construction. Father's Day saw the heritage railway hold Bedfordshire's first...
thirsty customers are served by volunteers in the Engine Shed Bar

Record numbers attend Leighton Buzzard Railway Ale Trail

The Leighton Buzzard Railway has announced that their annual Ale Trail saw a record number of visitors to the event. The annual event was held over the weekend of 2nd and 3rd June 2018 at...
Chaloner at Leighton Buzzard in 1968. Three of the four pictured are still members, and the child on the right will be driving her on the special train. Photo by Alf Fisher

Special steam train to run to commemorate 50 years of steam at the Leighton...

The Leighton Buzzard Railway has announced that a special train will run this July to commemorate 50 years of steam at the narrow gauge railway. Saturday 29th June 1968 saw the first steam train on...
Leighton Buzzard Railway to hold Rail Ale Festival

The Ale Trail returns to the Leighton Buzzard Railway

On the 2nd and 3rd, June will see the Leighton Buzzard Railway host their annual Ale Trail. This year, the event has been organised with help from the Leighton Buzzard Brewing Company and there...
No. 778 at Pages Park

Last call for pre-sales at the Whisky Festival at the Leighton Buzzard Railway

The Leighton Buzzard Railway is celebrating another first with the hosting of their whisky and spirits festival. The festival will be being held on Fathers Day, Sunday 17th June 2018 between 11 am and 4...
Chase from Paw Patrol to visit Leighton Buzzard Railway

Chase from Paw Patrol set to visit the Leighton Buzzard Railway

The Leighton Buzzard Railway has announced that Chase from Paw Patrol will be making a visit to the end of the line at Stonehenge Works. Chases visit follows on from last years visit of Paddington,...
Chaloner at the Penrhyn Quarry Railway

Weekend Delight At The Leighton Buzzard Railway

Next weekend, on the 28/29th October 2017, the Leighton Buzzard Railway are having a weekend full of two events. The narrow gauge railway in Bedfordshire, England, are putting two different and seperate events featuring both...
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 will be in operation with 9 departures to Stonehenge each...