Fowler

Newly restored locomotive to become resident at the Mid Suffolk

Becoming a resident at the Middy, the newly restored 1934 Fowler Diesel Mechanical 40hp 0-4-0 will be staying from mid-June. The loco was built 85 years ago for the Shredded Wheat Company. Current owner, Tony...
Sirapite

Schedule for steam locomotive Sirapite

At the Mid Suffolk Light Railway, there is good news about the steaming programme. For enthusiasts who have only just heard about ‘Sirapite’ or just seen the loco cold at the Long Shop Museum this...
Sirapite

Steam locomotive Sirapite arrives at the Mid Suffolk Light Railway

The Mid Suffolk Light Railway has announced that their guest locomotive has arrived. Sirapite from the Long Shop Museum at Leiston arrived by low loader on Friday 26th April. It is now based at Brockford m.p.d....
Sirapite

Steam locomotive for Middy delayed

The Mid Suffolk Light Railway has announced that they have been a delay in the arrival of Sirapite for their 2019 season. Despite passing its recent boiler examination, the inspector has asked for extra preparation...
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 &...
Mid Suffolk Light Railway

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...
Mid Suffolk Light Railway

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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