No. 6 Padarn at Snowdon Summit on the Snowdon Mountain Railway

Snowdon Mountain Railway appoints senior member of staff

The Snowdon Mountain Railway has announced that they have appointed a new Revenue Manager. Chris Jones, who was most recently Operations Manager for Premier Inn, joins the 28 member strong team and will be based in...
Corris Railway news

News on steam locomotive No.10 and other projects at the Corris Railway

The Corris Railway has released an update on their new steam locomotive, Falcon No.10. Progress has continued at the workshops of Alan Keef Ltd at Ross-on-Wye. Following the plan to use the remaining cab components...
Wendy

Steam locomotive Wendy set for Amberley visit

Wendy the Bagnall will be based at Amberley Museum in Sussex for their 2019 season. ‘Wendy’ is at Amberley to fill in for her classmate Bagnall ‘Peter’ while he goes for a full overhaul. ‘Wendy’...
Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway 1st class carriage

New railway carriage arrives in Cumbria

The Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway has announced that their brand new 1st class carriage has arrived from Wales. On Wednesday 2 January 2019, the builders of the carriage, the Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways bidded farewell...
Russellvideo

WATCH: Drone footage as steam locomotive Russell heads for Beddgelert

Drone footage has been released showing Russell heading for Beddgelert on the Welsh Highland Railway. The reason for Russell heading for Beddgelert was for a test run/gauging run ahead of its visit to the Welsh...
Earl of Merioneth at Porthmadog

12 Days Of Christmas Sales In The RailAdvent Shop

Christmas is here! To celebrate having over 2.5 million views in 2018, we have organised for a very special 12 days of deals. 2018 has been an absolute blast for the authors here at RailAdvent...
Russell near Beddgelert

Welsh Highland Railway set for top event in 2019

2019 is being set up to be a top year at the Welsh Highland Railway, with the announcement of a very special event. Following on from the popular 'Hunslet 125' gala in 2018, where examples...
War Department 303

Steam locomotive 303 set for Welsh Highland Railway visit in 2019

The Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways have announced that steam locomotive No.303 will be visiting them in 2019. The visit of 303 will be part of the Past, Present and Future event for the Welsh...
steam locomotive Jurassic on the Lincolnshire Coast Light Railway

Restoration of steam locomotive Jurassic up for award

The Lincolnshire Coast Light Railway, in the Skegness Water Leisure Park, has announced that their restoration of steam locomotive 'Jurassic' is up for an award at the Heritage Railway Association Awards. The restoration work by...
Corris Coach Appeal

Update on the Corris Coach Appeal

The Talyllyn Railway has released a small update on their appeal to restore the Corris Coach. This appeal has now reached an amazing £11,000, over half way to the complete £20,000. This now means that there...