Hythe Station on the Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway

RAIB to investigate serious operating incident at the Romney & Hythe Dymchurch Railway

The Rail Accident Investigation Branch has released information into a serious incident which happened in August 2019 at the Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway At 10:35 on 28 August 2019, a Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch...
Rishra

Two more steam locomotive visitors for Apedale Gala

The Apedale Valley Light Railway has announced two further visiting steam locos for their 50th anniversary gala. The gala will be held on September 21 & 22. Courtesy of Graham Lee and the team at Statfold,...
Cloister

Steam locomotive on the move! Hampshire railway set to close

After 55 years the Hampshire Narrow Gauge Railway Trust is set to close. This follows issues with its site at the Brickworks in Bursledon near Southampton. The site was given a rolling one year lease...
Whillan Beck

New manager for the Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway

The Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway has announced new managers in the Lake District. Switching tracks, Stuart Ross General Manager (Visitor Experience) joins the team alongside Martin Cookman General Manager (Operations) at the popular Ravenglass &...
Earl of Merioneth at Porthmadog

Round one of Ffestiniog training programme a huge success

Steaming back to January 2018 and The Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways were successful in securing a significant National Lottery Heritage Fund grant of £454,500. The grant was to support an ambitious training programme to...
Darent

Dinosaur Day set to be held at the Hampton & Kempton Waterworks Railway

The Hampton & Kempton Railway are set to hold their Dinosaur Day this weekend, taking place on the 8th September 2019. Attractions for this family fun day include a large model of a T-Rex head...

Fifth defibrillator installed at the Talyllyn Railway

A new defibrillator has been installed at Abergynolwyn railway station, thanks to a donation of £1000 from Abergynolwyn Show Committee towards to the life-saving device. The Talyllyn Railway has always been connected with the village...
Holy War

Latest news on steam locomotive Holy War

The Bala Lake Railway has released an update on the progress on Holy War, which is undergoing its 10-year overhaul. The locomotive is still undergoing its strip down, but her frames are now painted in...
SMR No 3 'Enid' takes the 09.30 'Mountain Goat' Heritage Steam service up to the summit on a rare clear-as-a-bell day in North Wales. Saturday 14th May 2016

Diesel hybrid locomotives are coming to the Snowdon Mountain Railway

Snowdon Mountain Railway has announced it has begun a programme of replacement for its existing diesel locomotives which began service in 1985. The 123-year-old railway began looking into replacement locomotives five years ago, after extensive...
No.10

An update on steam locomotive No.10 – Corris Update July 2019

The Corris Railway has released an update on their new build locomotive, Falcon No.10, and also other jobs around the site. The Falcon locomotives have an odd arrangement where the cylinders fit into large slots...
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