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 &...
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....
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...
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...
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...
Hurricane to visit the Mid Suffolk Railway Middy in the War 2018

Mid-Suffolk Railway announce exciting attractions for Middy in the War 2018.

The Mid Suffolk Railway have announced some exciting new attractions for its 2018 edition of 'Middy in the War'. Weather permitting, the MSLR will be hosting a flypast of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Hawker...
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...
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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...

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...
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...