Talyllyn at Abergynolwyn in 2008

Throwback Thursdays – Ep. 38 – Talyllyn on the Talyllyn Railway

In this weeks 'Throwback Thursday', we steam back to 2008 as we see resident Talyllyn Railway loco No. 1 'Talyllyn' (in Black Livery) taking a break at Abergynolwyn. Abergynolwyn is the middle station on the Talyllyn...
6023 "King Edward II" at Didcot Railway Centre // Credit Didcot Railway Centre

Steam locomotive ‘King Edward II’ confirmed for Severn Valley Railway Gala

Recently, we reported that Didcot Railway Centre was to let steam locomotive No. 6023 'King Edward II' see the rest of its boiler ticket out visiting other heritage railways. Today, the Severn Valley Railway has...
No. 778 at Pages Park

Leighton Buzzard Railway Awarded HRA Award

The Leighton Buzzard Railway has been awarded the award for 'Outstanding Contribution to Preservation' The award is the highest national award that the Heritage Railway Association give and will be given to the railway formally...
Winifred at the sheds

New Plan For The Bala Lake Railway

The Bala Lake Railway has released new plans for their planned extension into the town of Bala. This would see both trains and cars share a bridge in a tram style crossing. This is a...
Steam Locomotive Countess at Welshpool on the Welshpool and Llanfair Light Railway

Featured Fridays – 03/02/2017 – Welshpool and Llanfair Light Railway

This weeks featured Friday is a Flickr image, and comes from Philip Page. The picture was taken at the Steam Gala, held by the Welshpool and Llanfair Light Railway in 2013. Welshpool and Llanfair Light Railway The WLLR...
Fernilee at the Penrhyn Quarry Railway

Steam Loco for 2017 at the Penrhyn Quarry Railway

The Penrhyn Quarry Railway (PQR) has announced it is to receive a Steam Locomotive for the 2017 running season. Steam Locomotive Fernilee visited the railway back  in June 2016 for their Evolution of Transport event, where Fernilee...
Peter Sam

Peter Sam to Return to The Talyllyn Railway in June

On Thursday 2nd June, Peter Sam will be back at the Talyllyn Railway and a special party will be held to celebrate. From Skarloey Railway in the Revd. Awdry's books, Peter Sam will be at...
Palmerston and Taliesin at Porthmadog

Ffestiniog Railway – Info on the Victorian Weekend

This weekend (7th - 9th October), the Ffestiniog Railway will be holding its annual Victorian Weekend. This is an event which showcases what the railway used to look like in the Victorian Era. All available...
Winifred and Stanhope on the Penrhyn Quarry Railway during Penrhyn Redirected

Penrhyn Quarry Railway – New Station Building Funding

The Penrhyn Quarry Railway has previously raised £9000 towards their extension plan towards the quarry. The discussions between the railway and the land owner has gone on for longer than expected - the railway...
Hugh Napier passes Chaloner - Penrhyn Quarry Railwayvideo

Penrhyn Quarry Railway – Evolution of Transport Event

Last weekend, on Saturday/Sunday the 25th/26th June 2016, the Penrhyn Quarry Railway held its 'Evolution of Transport' event. This is one of two open day events the railway is holding over the course of...