Challenging Restoration of Diesel Trains delays Wareham Service

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The Swanage Railway has announced that a challenging restoration of two heritage diesel trains will delay the second year of the pioneering train trials...

Locomotives taking part in Swanage Railway’s Spring Gala 2018

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The Swanage Railway has confirmed the list of locomotives which will be running at their Spring Gala 2018 in March. 34053 "Sir Keith Park" The Spring...

Swanage Railway – The Purbeck Explorer – Information

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The Swanage Railway have announced that their 'Purbeck Explorer' mainline charters will be returning for the 2018 season. The charters are in conjunction with this...

34028 Eddystone’s Rolling Chassis returns back to Herston

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34028 Eddystone's Rolling Chassis, which has been away at Tyseley undergoing an overhaul, has returned back to Herston. Whilst at Tyseley, a Bottom-End overhaul has...

SR Bulleid Pacifics steam locomotives – Class Information

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This week's Class Information will be looking at the Southern Railway Bulleid Pacifics, the Merchant Navy, West Country & Battle of Britain classes. After looking...

National Railway Museum Gift T3 To Swanage

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The National Railway Museum has gifted the Swanage Railway its T3 Steam Locomotive (the one that starred in the Railway Children). The 4-4-0 escaped scrap...

March 2018 update from Southern Locomotives Ltd on their steam locomotives

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Southern Locomotives Ltd has released their latest update, filled with news on their fleet of steam locomotives. 34010 "Sidmouth" Late 2017 saw Sidmouth's boiler move to...

BR Standard 4s (4-6-0, 2-6-0 and 2-6-4T) steam locomotives – Class...

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It's Friday which can only mean one thing... another Class Information is released, with this week's installment focusing on British Railway's (BR) Standard Class...

Swanage Railway Services Return To Wareham

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The Swanage Railway is set to make history next month when Swanage and Corfe Castle will once again be reconnected to the mainline at...

Heritage diesel to haul its first London to Corfe Castle and...

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A Swanage Railway resident diesel locomotive is set to haul its first passenger train from London to Corfe Castle and Swanage since 1966 this...

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Book Review: Block Bells, Buttons and Dusters

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Block Bells, Buttons and Dusters was released a few months ago from publishers Chime Whistle Publishing and is a pictorial record of some of the signal boxes across the mainline network.
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