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...

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...
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...
6990 Witherslack Hall at Rawtenstall on the East Lancashire Railway

Full steam ahead for the East Lancashire Railways award winning 1940s weekend this Bank...

This weekend, the East Lancashire Railway will be holding their annual 1940s weekend from the 26th May until 28th May 2018. Dust off those dancing shoes and waltz down to Bury for a weekend of...
Spitfire set to visit the South Devon Railway

Spitfire to visit the South Devon Railway 1940s Festival

The South Devon Railway has announced that a full-size replica of a Spitfire will be visiting the line for their 1940s Festival. The Spitfire is modelled on EN398, which is the personal aircraft of W/Cdr Johnny...
Cavell Van to visit the Severn Valley Railway

The Cavell Van to visit the Severn Valley Railway

The Severn Valley Railway has announced that they will be welcoming the Cavell Van to Arley from May 26th to July 8th, 2018. This is to commemorate the 100th anniversary of World War I -...

Middy In The War Years hailed a succcess by the Mid Suffolk Light Railway

The Mid Suffolk Light Railway has announced that their Middy in the War Years event, held on the 6th and 7th May 2018, has been hailed a great success. Record takings at the booking office...
813 to visit the Elsecar Heritage Railway

Steam locomotive 813 to feature in major World War 1 event at the Elsecar...

University Campus Barnsley and Barnsley College Travel and Tourism students have partnered with Elsecar Heritage Railway and Centre to launch a major World War 1 event. The major living history project wants to help remember,...
Mid Suffolk Light Railway welcome Ruston No.294266

New locomotive arrives at the Mid Suffolk Light Railway

The Mid Suffolk Light Railway has announced that Ruston 48 No.294266 has arrived at the railway - a member of the only class of diesel to operate on the old MSLR. This locomotive was previously owned...
Wagon Group 22nd May

Mid Hants Railway Wagon Group Update – 22nd May 2018

The Mid Hants Railway Wagon Group has given their latest update on the work they do to keep the wagons moving at the Mid Hants Railway (Watercress Line). The weather was great for a working...