New coaling stage

New coaling stage for steam locomotives at the Mid Suffolk Light Railway

The Mid Suffolk Light Railway has announced that a new coaling stage has been installed. In early January work started to remove the boards sitting on top of the existing coaling stage and its supporting...
Sirapite

Arrival date confirmed for steam locomotive Sirapite

The Mid Suffolk Light Railway has announced the planned arrival date for their visiting steam locomotive. Special visitor, Sirapite, will be arriving at Brockford on the 5th April 2019. The railway's plan is to have the...
Sirapite

Visiting steam locomotive announced for 2019 at the Mid Suffolk Light Railway

The Mid Suffolk Light Railway has announced that for 2019, they will have have a visiting locomotive. Visiting for the 2019 season, steam locomotive 'Sirapite' will be visiting the line. Sirapite is the near-legendary 1906 Aveling &...
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Mid Suffolk Light Railway hold service to remember MSLR staff in World War 1

On Monday 27th August, the Mid Suffolk Light Railway held a service to remember the MSLR staff who was killed whilst on active service during World War 1. 50 staff were working on the Middy...
First turf moved on extension of Mid Suffolk Light Railway

‘First Sod’ cut for Mid Suffolk Light Railway extension

The Mid Suffolk Light Railway have staged a small ceremony for the 'Cutting of the First Sod' on Sunday 26th August 2018. The railway's President, Mr. Tony Alston, and Mr. Rob Patton, from TES 2000...
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Steam locomotive hauled trains return to the Mid Suffolk Light Railway

The Mid Suffolk Light Railway has announced that steam locomotive hauled trains will return to the line this weekend, on Sunday 12th August 2018, following consultation with nearby farmers. As you will be aware, the...
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Diesel locomotives replace steam locomotives at the Mid Suffolk Light Railway

The Mid Suffolk Light Railway have announced that they have suspended steam trains until they have had some significant rainfall. The 'Middy' will continue to operate trains on the normal Sunday and Bank Holiday opening...
Restoration continues at the Mid Suffolk Light Railway on steam locomotive No.1604

Mid Suffolk Light Railway release update on steam locomotive 1604

The Mid Suffolk Light Railway has released a short update on the restoration of their steam locomotive No. 1604. The railway has made good progress on the rolling chassis of the locomotive. The railway should...

Middy In The War Years hailed a succcess by the Mid Suffolk Light Railway

The Mid Suffolk Light Railway has announced that their Middy in the War Years event, held on the 6th and 7th May 2018, has been hailed a great success. Record takings at the booking office...
Mid Suffolk Light Railway welcome Ruston No.294266

New locomotive arrives at the Mid Suffolk Light Railway

The Mid Suffolk Light Railway has announced that Ruston 48 No.294266 has arrived at the railway - a member of the only class of diesel to operate on the old MSLR. This locomotive was previously owned...