Fernilee at the Penrhyn Quarry Railway

Bressingham Steam Museum Welcomes Fernilee

The Bressingham Steam Museum in Norfolk has welcomed 0-4-0 Vertical Boiler locomotive 'Fernilee'. Fernilee's moves comes after the sad closure of the Penrhyn Quarry Railway in North Wales, where Fernilee was set to be the...
No. 6 Padarn at Snowdon Summit on the Snowdon Mountain Railway

Snowdon Mountain Railway announces 2019 reopening date

The Snowdon Mountain Railway has announced that they will be reopening again on Friday 15th March (weather permitting) and will taking passengers up to Clogwyn. Clogwyn is 3/4 of the way up the mountain until...

Ffestiniog Railway 150 years of Passenger Trains

Last weekend's special event was the Ffestiniog Railway 150 years of Passenger Trains. Despite the bad weather, I have managed to record lots of footage which I am currently editing into 3 videos, one for...
Newly Overhauled No.7 // Credit Locomotive No.7 - Our Past Is Their Future FB Page

Steam locomotive No.7 moves after 20 years undergoing overhaul

The Vale of Rheidol Railway has announced that their engine No.7 has made its first movements under its own steam for the first time in 20 years. History of No.7 "Owain Glyndŵr" The tank dates back...
No.7 Tom Rolt work

Steam locomotive No.7 Tom Rolt bows out of service ahead of winter maintenance

The Talyllyn Railway has announced that No.7 Tom Rolt has bowed of service ahead of maintenance work taking place this winter. During three days in October, a team of volunteers have stripped No.7 down to...
thirsty customers are served by volunteers in the Engine Shed Bar

Record numbers attend Leighton Buzzard Railway Ale Trail

The Leighton Buzzard Railway has announced that their annual Ale Trail saw a record number of visitors to the event. The annual event was held over the weekend of 2nd and 3rd June 2018 at...
Leighton Buzzard Railway to hold Rail Ale Festival

The Ale Trail returns to the Leighton Buzzard Railway

On the 2nd and 3rd, June will see the Leighton Buzzard Railway host their annual Ale Trail. This year, the event has been organised with help from the Leighton Buzzard Brewing Company and there...
Apedale valley railway

Tickets now on sale for Tracks to the Trenches at Apedale Valley Railway

The Apedale Valley Railway, in Staffordshire, has announced that advanced tickets for Tracks to the Trenches, which is being held from 13th-15th July 2018, are now on sale. You can buy your advanced tickets by clicking...
Rough Pup

Talyllyn Railway

On the 31st July 2015 I visited the Talyllyn Railway, which is in Tywyn and runs through Stunning Scenery to Nant Gwernol. I arrived in just enough time to see Dolgoch depart with the first...
Hunslet 303

Steam locomotive No.303 proves popular with Apedale Valley passengers

The Apedale Valley Light Railway has announced that the bank holiday visitors were drawn to newly restored steam locomotive No.303. Unfortunately, the bank holiday weather wasn't too good for the classic car event (the railway...