Bluebell Railway acquires bridge plaque

Bluebell Railway acquire bridge plaque

The Bluebell Railway has announced that it has acquired a London, Brighton and South Coast Railway (LB&SCR) bridge parapet plaque. The plaque has been acquired from the East Dulwich to Tulse Hill railway line...
73082 "Camelot" undergoing maintenance // Credit The 73082 Camelot Locomotive Society

Update on the work carried out on steam locomotive 73082 “Camelot”

BR Standard 5 No. 73082 "Camelot" has been undergoing maintenance work at the Bluebell Railway. The work is being carried out by the Bluebell Railway's Workshop team. What work has been done? Removal of the valves...
31271 // Credit A1A Locomotives Ltd

Diesels confirmed so far for Bluebell’s diesel gala

The Bluebell Railway has announced three diesel locomotives that are confirmed to attend their diesel gala. Which Diesels? The types of diesel confirmed to attend the gala are: Class 45 'Peak' No.45041 "Royal Tank Regiment" (BR...
813 at Severn Valley Railway Credit GWR 813 Preservation Fund FB Page

Great Western Railway Tank No. 813 joins line-up for Bluebell’s Branch Line Gala

The Bluebell Railway has confirmed that Great Western Railway Tank No. 813 (Port Talbot Railway No. 26) is set to visit the line for their Branch Line Gala in May. About 813 813 is owned by...
Tornado at Woking with British Belmond Pullman

Tornado planned to visit the Bluebell in May

The Bluebell Railway has announced that plans, which will see Peppercorn A1 No. 60163 "Tornado" visit the Line, are at an advanced stage. Tornado is planned to operate five days while at the Bluebell Railway....
Bluebell Railway steam home with top heritage awards

Bluebell Railway Wins Sussex Leisure and Tourism Award

The Bluebell Railway has announced that they have won a top award at the recent Sussex Business Awards. The Award Ceremony took place on the 30th November 2017. More than 400 people attended the event...
H2 No. 425 under LB&SCR ownership // Credit Dave Searle Collection

The Bluebell Atlantic Group (32424 “Beachy Head”) – Project Information

This week's Project Information comes from the Bluebell Railway, who are building a replica of a London, Brighton and South Coast Railway (LB&SCR) H2 Atlantic. First, we will explore the origins of the class,...
Bluebell win top award

Bluebell Steams Home With Heritage Awards

The Bluebell Railway has announced that they have won two awards at the recent National Railway Heritage Awards, held in London in December 2017. The railway took home the Siemens Signalling Award for the Horsted...
Carriages move into the new shed at the bluebell railway

Heritage Railway Carriages Go Undercover In East Sussex

The Bluebell Railway has reached a milestone for their Operation Undercover project as the first carriages move into a new shed at Horsted Keynes. Started in 2008, a campaign was started in 2014 after the...
Bluebell Railway bridge

Bluebell Bridges The Gap

The Bluebell Railway has almost completed work at Poleay Bridge after many days of busy activity by the Infrasture Team over the last three weeks. The last load of ballast was laid around the new...