No. 7822 Foxcote Manor and 34053 Sir Keith Park stand at Haworth Sheds on the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway at the Autumn Steam Gala

First steam locomotive announced for The Watercress Line’s Autumn Steam Gala

The Mid Hants Railway (The Watercress Line) have announced that Great Western Railway (GWR) 7800 'Manor' Class No.7822 "Foxcote Manor" as the first guest locomotive for their 2018 Autumn Steam Gala. About 7822 "Foxcote Manor" Built...
steam locomotive 80150

July 2018 update on the overhaul of steam locomotive No.80150

The Friends of 80150 have released an update on their project to overhaul steam locomotive No.80150, which is currently at the Mid Hants Railway. When the group took on the task of locomotives overhaul, one...
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...
Alton station on the Watercress Line

FREE tours around Ropley steam locomotive sheds this August

The Mid Hants Railway is allowing visitors to take a look behind the scenes at Ropley steam locomotive shed this August for free! Visitors who show their valid travel ticket on the valid Monday will be...
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...
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...
Class 26 No. 26043 // Credit Pin Dunn

Class 26 Joins Mid Hants Railway’s Diesel Gala 2018 Line-Up

The Mid Hants Railway (The Watercress Line) have announced that Class 26 No.D5343 (26043) will be joining the line-up for their Diesel Gala 2018 in Early June. About No.D5343 The Class 26 joins the gala thanks...
Passing the Liner up // Credit Watercress Line Website

Recent Progress carried out on Steam Locomotive 35005’s Overhaul – January 2018

It wasn't long into 2018 that the team overhauling steam locomotive 35005 "Canadian Pacific" picked up their tools and continued working on 'Can Pac'. Last Work to be Done in 2017 The last major work completed...
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...
Alton station on the Watercress Line

Work with steam locomotives as an apprentice at the Mid Hants Railway

The Mid Hants Railway have announced they have a position available for someone to join their team and work for the popular heritage railway. The position has become available for an apprentice to join the team and...
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