Network Rail volunteers help heritage railway deter trespassers

At a heritage railway in Bedfordshire, volunteers from Network Rail have helped install modern safety features to a level crossing. The team who are usually...

Leighton Buzzard announces details of 2019 whisky festival

The Leighton Buzzard Railway has announced details of the 2019 Bedfordshire Whisky Festival. The 2019 Bedfordshire Whisky Festival will take place at the Leighton Buzzard...

Steam locomotive Gertrude arrives at the Leighton Buzzard Railway

The Leighton Buzzard Railway has announced that 0-6-0T 'Gertrude' has arrived at its Page's Park MPD. No. 1578 of 1918 joins long term resident sister...

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....

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

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,...

Steam locomotive hauled trains pulls in the passengers for the Leighton...

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...

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...

Special steam train to run to commemorate 50 years of steam...

The Leighton Buzzard Railway has announced that a special train will run this July to commemorate 50 years of steam at the narrow gauge...

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...

Last call for pre-sales at the Whisky Festival at the Leighton...

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...

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
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