South Western Railway Class 159 train runs onto the Swanage Railway

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The new partnership between South Western Railway and the Swanage Railway began at the weekend linking Somerset, Wiltshire and Dorset to Corfe Castle. Using a...

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...

Steam locomotive No. 31806 to make history in Dorset this week

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History will be made this week when Southern Railway 'Mogul' No. 31806 hauls a special excursion mainline passenger train between Yeovil and Weymouth for...

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...

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...

Steam locomotive No.6233 Duchess of Sutherland to visit the Swanage Railway

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The Swanage Railway has announced this afternoon that steam locomotive No.6233 Duchess of Sutherland will be visiting the line for their Autumn Steam Gala. The...

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...

Steam railtours and special railway events this March

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Halfway through March and there are still plenty of events to visit this month, we are pleased to announce that railway events and railtours...

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...

T3 Steam Locomotive Fundraising Reaches £40,000

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The T3 Team are over the moon with the fundraising so far, but can help them raise more to see No.563 steaming again? After receiving...

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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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