Newly Overhauled No.7 // Credit Locomotive No.7 - Our Past Is Their Future FB Page

Steam locomotive No.7 moves after 20 years undergoing overhaul

The Vale of Rheidol Railway has announced that their engine No.7 has made its first movements under its own steam for the first time in 20 years. History of No.7 "Owain Glyndŵr" The tank dates back...
Boiler of No.3 "Sir Haydn" // Credit Vale of Rheido

Talyllyn Railway steam locomotive No. 3 Sir Haydn’s boiler passes static steam test

The Vale of Rheidol, who are overhauling Talyllyn Railway No.3 "Sir Haydn", has announced that the engine's boiler has passed static steam tests. Next Steps? Now the boiler is steam tight, the next step is to...
Prince and David Lloyd George at Porthmadog

February Half Term Events at Preserved Railways – Wales and Scotland

Looking for something to do this February Half Term? Whether with your family, friends or by yourself, here are a few preserved railways in Wales and Scotland open this February Half Term. Wales Llangollen Railway If you fancy...

Talyllyn No. 3 passes Out Of Frame Hydraulics Test

The Vale of Rheidol Railway has announced that Talyllyn Railway steam locomotive No. 3 'Sir Haydn' has passed it's out of frames hydraulic test They have also finished the cladding and it has been fitted...
Margaret at Devils Bridge on the Vale of Rheidol Railway

Steam Locomotive ‘Margaret’ passes cold boiler exam

The Vale of Rheidol Railway has announced that Hunslet steam locomotive 'Margaret' has passed its annual cold boiler test during January. Margaret was built by the Hunslet Steam Co. in Leeds in 1894 and was...
Britomart getting ready for departure

Ffestiniog Hunslet Set For Aberystwyth Visit

Ffestiniog Railway Hunslet, Britomart, is set to visit the Vale of Rheidol Railway, in Aberystwyth, over their Roaring 20s/30s event on the 16/17th September 2017. Britomart was built by Hunslet Locomotive Co in Leeds in...
No. 9 at Devils Bridge

Locals Week at the Vale of Rheidol Railway

If you have been looking at the Events Calendar that we have, you will notice that the Vale of Rheidol Railway is having their annual 'Locals Week'. What is Locals Week at the Vale of...
400 Subscriber Special (Youtube : RailAdvent )video

400 Subscriber Special – Whistles & Two Tones (4K)

Here is our 400 Subscriber Special! We have recently reached 400 subscribers on our YouTube Channel. The video shows a number of locomotives celebrating by giving us a “Toot”. Thank you to all of our subscribers for watching...
Mad Bess at Woody Bay on the Ruislip Lido Railway

Events Calendar Updated – 5 New Railways Added!

We have added more events to our Events Calendar, the latest to be included are Vale of Rheidol Railway, Ruislip Lido Railway, Talyllyn Railway, Bala Lake Railway and Fairbourne Railway You can view the calendar...
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12 Days of Christmas – Day 12 – Vale of Rheidol Railway (4K)

Throughout 2016, we have had a lot of fun filming at various railways across the United Kingdom. Our highlights of 2016 video would be hours long... So instead, we are giving you our highlights of...