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...
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...
Watercress line to hold Boxing Day steam train event

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 for their annual 'Christmas Leave' which will be taking place...
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...
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 baby

Baby born at steam railway’s Thomas the Tank Engine event

A family who was visiting the Mid Hants Railway for their Thomas the Tank Engine event had a trip of a lifetime after their third child entered the world! The Hampshire Chronicle reported that Malali and...
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...
35005 "Canadian Pacific" // Credit: Mike Pike and 35005 Canadian Pacific Project FB Page

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 fronts. Trial fitting of the re-skinned cab has shown two minor...
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...
Alton station on the Watercress Line

The Mid Hants Railway are looking for a Steam Locomotive and Carriage Fitter

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 Mid Hants Railway is one of the leading heritage railway's in Britain...