34059 boiler and firebox

Bluebell Presses On With Firebox Building With The Help From The South Devon Railway

Bluebell Resident Locos 34059 and 21C123 are having their new fireboxes built. Six new inner fireboxes are currently under construction at the engineering section of the South Devon Railway with help of the Firebox...
No. 323 Bluebell // Credit: Bluebell Railway

Bluebell Release New-For-2018 Footplate Taster Days

The Bluebell Railway is offering a new Footplate Taster Day for 2018! The perfect gift for any Train Enthusiast or why not treat yourself?! This makes a perfect Christmas present if you are still looking...
H Class no. 263 and O1 Class no. 65 Credit Martin Lawrence and Bluebell Railway website

60th Anniversary Events Planned For 2018 At The Bluebell Railway

The Bluebell Railway has planned to put on a gala to celebrate the 60th since the closure of the line. It was on the 17th of March, 1958, that the Bluebell Branch line was finally...
813 at Severn Valley Railway Credit GWR 813 Preservation Fund FB Page

Tank No. 813 to visit Kent and East Sussex Railway and Bluebell Railway

Tank Engine No.813, built by the Port Talbot, is set to visit both the Kent and East Sussex Railway (K&SER) and Bluebell Railway. What will Tank No. 813 be involved in? No.813, based at the Severn Valley...
Bluebell Railway Track Trek Walkers

Track Trek At The Bluebell Railway

This weekend, 18th November 2017, the Bluebell Railway are holding their 'Track Trek' event. This walk is raising money for their Tr(ack) Action Appeal. This event provides a rare sight into the railway. Walkers get...
Bluebell Railway Pullman Car 54

Bluebell Railway Give Update On Pullman Car 54

The Bluebell Railway have released an update on their quest to restore Pullman Car 54. The railway hopes to use this on trains when it is finished. Last month, the railway lifted the wooden body...
Dukedog No. 3217 Earl of Berkeley steam locomotive

Earl of Berkeley ‘In The Queue’ For Overhaul At The Bluebell Railway

The Bluebell Railway have announced that Dukedog 4-4-0 No. 3217 'Earl of Berkeley' is in their overhaul queue to bring back to steam. Locomotive Director Chris Hunford said "The plan is for the overhaul to...

Hornby Make Huge Warley Model Railway Exhibition Announcement

Hornby have announced that steam locomotive SECR Wainwright H will be visiting the Warley Model Railway Exhibition from the Bluebell Railway. Yes that means that Hornby will be busy transporting this beautiful locomotive up the...
No. 323 Bluebell // Credit: Bluebell Railway

Bluebell Railway Launch Track Appeal

The Bluebell Railway have launched a Track Appeal to renew sections of track on the line which has become uneven due to track wear. The Bluebell Railway wants to make sure their ride is as...
Prince at Porthmadog

Severn Valley Railway – Autumn Steam Gala 2017 – Information

This weekend sees the Severn Valley Railway hold their annual Autumn Steam Gala, which sees 4 visitors join the home fleet in what should be a fun filled steamy weekend! The home fleet of 813,...