Care home residents raise £1,000 for the Mid Hants Railway

Care home residents raise nearly £1,000 for the steam railway

The Mid Hants Railway have announced that train enthusiasts at a nearby Hampshire care home have raised nearly £1,000 to help preserve it for future generations. The appreciative senior passengers of the Mid Hants Railway...
SR USA Tank No.300 "Frank S Ross" // Credit James Kindred

Second steam locomotive for Mid Hants Spring Steam Gala announced

No.300 "Frank S Ross" will join the line-up for this year's Mid Hants Railway (The Watercress Line) Spring Steam Gala. About No.300 "Frank S Ross" One of 15 USA designed tank engines brought by the Southern...
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...
Wagon Group 22nd May

Mid Hants Railway Wagon Group Update – 22nd May 2018

The Mid Hants Railway Wagon Group has given their latest update on the work they do to keep the wagons moving at the Mid Hants Railway (Watercress Line). The weather was great for a working...
506 Back in Steam // Credit MHR

Steam locomotive 506 returns to traffic in early June

The Watercress Line (Mid Hants Railway) and Urie Locomotive Society Ltd (ULS) are pleased to announce that Southern Railway S15 No.506 will formally re-enter revenue earning services on Sunday 2nd of June 2019. Overhaul Withdrawn from...
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...
Bulleid Carriage

Can you help raise £23,000 to put seats and tables in carriages for steam...

The Canadian Pacific Project is looking to raise £23,000 for seats and tables to go into two Bulleid carriages, which date back to the 1940s which are being restored at Ropley. The carriages are part...
Harry potter steam train rides at the Mid Hants Railway

Step aboard the Harry Potter steam train this Halloween at the Mid Hants Railway

Halloween is approaching, and you can ride on a steam train just like Harry Potter did at the Mid Hants Railway on the 27th and 28th October. An array of Harry Potter themed activities will be...
Dementia friendly railway

Mid Hants Railway becomes one of the only dementia friendly attraction in Hampshire

The Mid Hants Railway has announced that they are one of the only and largest dementia friendly attractions in Hampshire. The aim of this commitment is to raise the quality of the experience for visitors...
35005 Canadian Pacific

An update on steam locomotive 35005 Canadian Pacific

The Mid Hants Railway has released an update on the overhaul work being carried out on steam locomotive 35005 Canadian Pacific. The team of volunteers at Eastleigh Works have been progressing with the work to...
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