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...
Kidbrooke

Moseley Railway Trust to celebrate golden anniversary

The Moseley Railway Trust will be entering its second half century in 2019! Back in 1969, a school teacher had the idea of building a railway as an educational project. The school was at Cheadle,...
Chaloner at the Penrhyn Quarry Railway

Steam locomotive Chaloner to visit Shrewsbury Flower Show

The Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railway has announced that Chaloner will be visiting the Shrewsbury Flower Show. The Shrewsbury Flower Show is claimed to be the world’s longest-running flower show. It takes place on the...
'The Earl' awaits departure from Welshpool Raven Square on the Welshpool & Llanfair Railway

Welshpool & Llanfair Railway celebrate Disability First project

A celebration at the Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway’s Llanfair Caereinion station on Sunday 28th July marked the successful completion of the line’s ‘Disability First’ project. This was a major investment that has helped open...
New car park

Drone photos of new car park for Vale of Rheidol passengers

The Vale of Rheidol Railway has released new drone images of their new car park, which is taking shape slowly. Devils Bridge is the terminus of the Vale of Rheidol, trains stop here having arrived...
No. 2 ‘Zillertal’

Welshpool and Llanfair Railway to bring Austrian steam locomotive to the UK

The Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway has announced that they have signed a contract with the Zillertalbahn in Austria. This will see the line in Mid Wales hire newly overhauled U-class 0-6-2T locomotive, No. 2...
Corris Railway Steam Engine No 7 at Maespoeth

Corris Railway featured in Times of India

The Corris Railway has announced that it has been featured in the Times of India, a leading newspaper in the sub-continent. The railway isn't the best-known heritage railway in Britain by any stretch of the...
Kidbrooke

Steam locomotive Kidbrooke set for Apedale visit

The Apedale Valley Light Railway has announced that Kidbrooke will be visiting the railway for their 50th Anniversary Gala. Bagnall locomotive, Kidbrooke, was built in 1917 and is normally based at the Yaxham Light Railway...
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