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

Summit building marks 10th anniversary as steam locomotives return to Snowdon

The Snowdon Mountain Railway has announced it is preparing to mark the 10th anniversary since the opening of its summit building as trains return to Wales’ highest peak this month. Hafod Eryri, which loosely translates...
Linda and Blanche ready for departure on the Ffestiniog Railway

Steam locomotive footplate rides at the Ffestiniog Railway

The Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways have announced that they will be running footplate rides this Easter. These are FREE and let you step on board and get a drivers eye view of the engine. The...
Graham Alexander prepares for departure from Willow Lawn on the Ruislip Lido Railway during our Half Term Visit

Easter operating times at the Ruislip Lido Railway

The Ruislip Lido Railway has released its running details for the Easter period. A variety of locomotives are expected to be hauling trains to and from 'The Beach'. Tickets do not need to be pre booked...
Watkin

Narrow gauge steam locomotive returns home

The Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railway have announced that a narrow gauge locomotive has been moved to Caernarfon. On March 31st 2019, De Winton locomotive, Watkin, was moved from its long-term home at Penrhyn Castle to...
No.2

Steam locomotive to be named at the Stradbally Woodland Railway

The Stradbally Woodland Railway has announced that their resident steam locomotive is to be named. The Stradbally Woodland Railway is the first volunteer-run heritage railway on the island of Ireland. This Andrew Barclay 0-4-0WT has been...
Leighton Buzzard Railway whisky festival

Leighton Buzzard announces details of 2019 whisky festival

The Leighton Buzzard Railway has announced details of the 2019 Bedfordshire Whisky Festival. The 2019 Bedfordshire Whisky Festival will take place at the Leighton Buzzard Railway on Father’s Day, Sunday 16th June. Following the success of...
Merddin Emrys and David Lloyd George at Porthmadog

Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways awarded major Heritage Lottery Fund grant

The Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways have announced that they have been successful in securing a major Heritage Lottery Fund grant, totalling £454,500, to support an ambitious training programme. The programme will introduce heritage skills...
The Bug

Steam locomotive The Bug to visit the Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway

The Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway has released details of their biggest train gala of the year. The gala will celebrate 355 years of birthdays and will take place in the Western Lake District from Saturday 4th May...
Whillan Beck

Steam locomotive Whillan Beck to visit the Romney Hythe and Dymchurch Railway

The Romney Hythe and Dymchurch Railway have announced that Whillan Beck will be visiting them in 2019. Whillan Beck will be visiting the line for their Steam and Diesel Gala, which is to be held...
7529

An update on steam locomotive 7529

The Golden Valley Light Railway has released an update on the overhaul work taking place to steam locomotive 7529. Boiler repairs were contracted out to an external organisation in 2019, and work is progressing well. The...