Weymouth station

South Western Railway launch new trains to Weymouth this Summer

South Western Railway has announced that it will be launching new direct trains from Salisbury, Gillingham, and Sherborne to Weymouth this summer. There will be new South Western Railway summer Saturday train services to Weymouth...
Arriva Rail North 142053 at Blackburn with a Colne - Blackpool South Service

Network Rail and Northern commission independent report to the recent timetable

Network Rail and Northern Rail have announced that they are commissioning an independent report and recommendations into the preparations and processes taken in the lead up to the implementation of the new timetable, which...
Pamela

Old Kiln Light Railway launch appeal for steam locomotive No.920 ‘Pamela’

The Old Kiln Railway has launched a donation appeal to help fund the construction of the boiler for the railway's steam locomotive No. 920 'Pamela' 2018 sees the Ffestiniog Railway hold their Hunslet 125 celebrations in...
Pontypool and Blaenavon Railway

Steam trains cancelled at the Pontypool and Blaenavon Railway on 30th May 2018

The Pontypool and Blaenavon Railway have announced that on the 30th May 2018 there will be no steam trains in service. The cancellation is due to there being a shortage of train volunteers, which has...
Dame Shirley Bassey gets carriage named after her at the Snowdon MOuntain Railway

Dame Shirley Bassey DBE has train carriage named after her in Wales

The Snowdon Mountain Railway has announced that Dame Shirley Bassey has been honoured at the North Wales Railway after they named a train carriage after her. Dame Shirley travelled on the historic Welsh steam railway...

LMS Fowler Jinty steam locomotive class – Class Information

Following on from the last Class Information, which featured the GWR 2800s and 2884s (viewable here), this week, we turn our heads to the LMS Fowler Jinty class of steam locomotive. If you don't know...
David Lloyd George passes Campbells Platform

This house with its own steam train platform could be yours!

Over on the Carter Jonas website, a very special kind of home has come up for sale in Tanybwlch, North Wales. This Grade II listed building is set in approximately 5 acres in the North...
Credit: Avon Valley Railway

Want to work around steam trains? The Avon Valley Railway are hiring

The Avon Valley Railway have announced that they have a role available as a paid member of staff at the railway. The standard gauge line runs for 3 miles along the Gloucestershire countryside from Bitton station. The railway carries...
Great Western Railway Class 166 set to operate in Bristol

Visiting BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend? Plan ahead due to changes to Great Western...

Great Western Railway is urging its passengers to plan ahead for their journeys this Bank Holiday as Network Rail continues the electrification of the Great Western Mainline. From Saturday 26th May to Monday 28th May...
Kirkstall Forge gets extra train services

Northern responds to Department for Transport Announcement

Northern Rail has responded to the announcement that was made by the Department for Transport last night. If you did miss the announcement (it was quite late!), then you can click here to read more...