Ivatt 2 Tank No.41312 Returns Home to the Mid Hants Railway

Ivatt 2 Tank No.41312 is returning home to the Mid Hants Railway (MHR) (The Watercress Line) after spending roughly four months at the Swanage...

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

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...

Experience Christmas During World War 2 With The Watercress Line

This December, why not join the Watercress Line and experience what they did on a World War 2 railway during Christmas. Join the Mid-Hants line...

Latest Progress on 35005 “Canadian Pacific”‘s Overhaul

Following on from our last article, where 35005 Canadian Pacific had its Frame and Driving Wheels were reunited, work has continued on a few...

Icons of Steam’s Black 5 visits the Mid Hants Railway

Newly-overhauled Black 5 45231 "The Sherwood Forester" has traveled to the Mid Hants Railway (also known as "The Watercress Line"), where the locomotive will...

Santa Claus is coming to town on the Watercress Line

Families traveling on the Watercress Line this December will have the chance to meet Father Christmas on their Santa Steam Specials. The highly anticipated 'Santa...

Latest news on the overhaul of 35005 Canadian Pacific

Earlier this week, the group who is overhauling Bulleid Pacific 35005 Canadian Pacific released the latest news regarding the steam locomotive. History of 35005 Can Pac...

Mid Hants Railway – Diesel Gala 2017 – Information

Another weekend, another event, this time, its the Mid Hants Railway and their Diesel Gala for 2017, featuring 3 guests joining the three home...

4 Guests Announced For Mid Hants Gala

The Mid Hants Railway 'The Watercress Line' are celebrating 50 years since the end of Southern Railway Steam. To celebrate this, the railway is planning...

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Book Review: Block Bells, Buttons and Dusters

Block Bells, Buttons and Dusters was released a few months ago from publishers Chime Whistle Publishing and is a pictorial record of some of the signal boxes across the mainline network.