First train over the extension on the Lincolnshire Coast Light Railway

Extra day of trains this year at the Lincolnshire Coast Light Railway

The Lincolnshire Coast Light Railway has announced that it is to run an extra day's services this year – Bank Holiday Saturday, 25th May 2019. Trains will be operated by one of the line's fleet...
Indian Runner

An update on locomotive Indian Runner

North Ings Farm Museum has released a small update on work being completed on their locomotive, Indian Runner. The museum has obtained the required parts to complete the work. The new fuel filter has now been...
Corris Gala

Corris Railway to hold gala day this May

On Sunday, May 26th, the Corris Railway will be holding its annual Gala Day and the volunteer workforce is looking forward to welcoming enthusiasts and the wider public to the line along the beautiful...
Katie // Credit Kirklees Light Railway

Not one steam locomotive visitor… but two for Evesham Vale Light Railway

The Evesham Vale Light Railway has announced that two steam locomotives will be visitng for their upcoming gala. Katie and Owl will be visiting the line for their Railway Gala & Historic Transport Show on 6th...
'The Earl' awaits departure from Welshpool Raven Square on the Welshpool & Llanfair Railway

Steam locomotive 822 The Earl is off to the Vale of Rheidol Railway

The Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway has announced that 822 'The Earl' is to be sent to the Vale of Rheidol Railway for overhaul. This is to take the locomotive out of the long queue...
new cafe at the lappa valley railway

Lappa Valley invests £1.2m into new indoor play area

The Lappa Valley Railway has announced that work will start on a new £1.2m building to create a new cafe and indoor soft play area. The Engine Shed is a 7,000 square foot new building...
Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway 1st class carriage

An update on the new first class carriage for the Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway

Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway Operations Manager, Martin Cookman, has released an update on the new first-class carriage, set to enter service in 2019. Arrangements have been made for the 1st class carriage to return to...
Hugh Napier passes Chaloner - Penrhyn Quarry Railway

Steam locomotive footplate rides this weekend in Caernarfon

The Welsh Highland Railway has announced that they will be offering footplate rides at their Caernarfon terminus. This Saturday, 11th May 2019, the narrow gauge line will be using two of their smaller locomotives to...
Joffre

Steam locomotive Joffre to visit the Bala Lake Railway

The Bala Lake Railway has announced that Joffre will be visiting them for their first steam gala of 2019. Joffre will be visiting thanks to the Apedale Valley Light Railway and visits courtesy of the...
steam locomotive Jurassic on the Lincolnshire Coast Light Railway

Free train travel this July at the Lincolnshire Coast Light Railway

The Lincolnshire Coast Light Railway has announced that free tickets are up for grabs this July. You are eligible for free travel if you, or your children, or grandchildren, were born on Sunday 3rd May...