Wadebridge at the Mid Hants Railway

Can you help the Mid Hants Railway and their steam locomotive Wadebridge project?

The Mid Hants Railway (MHR – The Watercress Line) have created a BT MyDonate page in order to raise funds for their Wadebridge project. Background Information Southern Railway West Country class No.34007 "Wadebridge" became part on the...
75079 // Credit Tim Beere MHR

Can you help the Mid Hants Railway and their steam locomotive No.75079 project

The Mid Hants Railway (MHR – The Watercress Line) have created a BT MyDonate page in order to raise funds for their Standard 4 Project. Background Information The Mid Hants Railway Preservation Society purchased BR Standard 4 (4-6-0) No.75079...
Eastleigh Railway Preservation Society No. 828 at the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway

Parts of steam locomotive boiler stolen from Ropley Works

On the night of the 17th April 2018, parts of a steam locomotive were stolen from the Ropley Works on the Mid Hants Railway (The Watercress Line). The parts were for locomotive number 828, and...
73096 // Credit Preserved British Steam Locomotives' website

Can you help the Mid Hants Railway and their steam locomotive No.73096 project?

The Mid Hants Railway (MHR - The Watercress Line) have created a BT MyDonate page in order to raise funds for their Standard 5 Project. Background Information November 2017 saw the MHR purchased BR Standard 5 No.73096...
Alton station on the Watercress Line

Watercress Line scrap accomodation coach to refresh volunteer accomodation

The Mid Hants Railway, also known as the Watercress Line, has announced that one of the accommodation carriages will be scrapped to provide the monies to refresh the remaining accommodation coach. This comes after the Trustees...
45379 on the Mid Hants Railway

Fancy working at a Steam Railway? The Mid Hants Railway are hiring!

The Mid Hants Railway, also known as the Watercress Line, has announced that they are looking to hire seasonal staff for work this year. The seasonal staff will be working in the railways West Country...
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...
Parts Collected for 35011 "General Steam Navigation" // GSNLRS

35011 “General Steam Navigation” Steam Locomotive – February 2018 Update

The General Steam Navigation Locomotive Restoration Society (GSNLRS) have released their February 2018 Update. Visits to railways The GSNLRS visited the Mid Hants Railway's Pre-Spring Gala with the sales stand set up in Ropley's Up Platform's New...
80150 // Credit Matthew Hurst

Can you help the raise funds to build a roof for steam locomotive No....

The Mid Hants Railway Preservation Society has set up a MyDonate page, in order to raise £4,000 to fabricate a new cab roof for their steam locomotive Standard 4 Tank No. 80150. Background to the fundraising...
Thomas the Tank Engine set to visit the Watercress Line

Thomas the Tank Engine is back at The Watercress Line in Hampshire!

The Mid Hants Railway (The Watercress Line), in Hampshire, has announced that Thomas the Tank Engine will return to the railway with 'A Day Out With Thomas'. The event will feature new funfair rides and...