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Maid Marian

Steam locomotive Maid Marian hauls first trains since fitment of cab

The Bala Lake Railway has announced that steam locomotive, Maid Marian, has returned to regular passenger service this week. Maid Marian has returned to hauling...
Leighton Buzzard Railway whisky festival

Steam locomotive hauled trains pulls in the passengers for the Leighton...

The Leighton Buzzard Railway has announced that two events in the last month have been record-breaking, helping towards the funds for the extension currently...
Edward Thomas and Tom Rolt arrive at Abergynolwyn on the Talyllyn Railway

A new steam locomotive and carriage engineering works for the Talyllyn...

The Talyllyn Railway have announced that a report from a working group has been established to look at the provision of a new engineering...
Corris Railway Steam Engine No 7 at Maespoeth

Update on the extension of the Corris Railway

In the new edition of the Corris Railway magazine, The Corris-pondent, Chairman of the Society, Richard Hamilton-Foyn, has given an update on the extension of...
Talyllyn Railway

Diesel and steam locomotives team up at Talyllyn Railway Anything Goes...

It was all go at the Talyllyn Railway in June 2018 when they hosted their Anything Goes Gala. All six engines were in action, along...
Model Railway exhibition at the COrris Railway

Corris Railway Society – Model Railway Exhibition

The Corris Railway Society will be holding its Model Railway Exhibition at Y Plas in Machynlleth on the 25th and 26th August 2018. The exhibition...
Palmerston arrives at the Bala Lake Railway

Steam locomotive Palmerston arrives at the Bala Lake Railway

The Bala Lake Railway have announced that steam locomotive Palmerston has arrived Llanuwchllyn ahead of their 'visiting engines' event. Palmerston visits the narrow gauge railway...
"Jurassic" on a demonstration freight train made up of restored wagons from Lincolnshire narrow gauge railways

Steam locomotive hauled trains this Summer at the Lincolnshire Coast Light...

The Lincolnshire Coast Light Railway will be running a busy timetable over the Summer this year, with trains running over the newly completed extension...
Steam locomotive Sian

Steam locomotive Sian to visit the Cleethorpes Coast Light Railway

The Cleethorpes Coast Light Railway has announced that steam locomotive Sian will be visiting the line for their 70th Anniversary Weekend. Sian is owned by...
Beddgelert at Fairbourne Station

Steam locomotive Beddgelert to visit the Ffestiniog Railway’s Hunslet 125 Gala

The Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railway have announced that steam locomotive 'Beddgelert' will be visiting the line for their upcoming Hunslet 125 gala. Beddgelert, which...
Ellie

Lappa Valley Railway release update on diesel and steam locomotive fleet

The Lappa Valley Railway, and their Operation Manager Ben, have released a June update on their fleet of diesel and steam locomotives. Ellie Ellie is a steam...
Steam locomotive in Switzerland

Swiss steam locomotive to steam up Snowdon on the Snowdon Mountain...

The Switzerland Travel Centre has announced that a Swiss steam locomotive will be visiting the Snowdon Mountain Railway to celebrate 126 years since the...
thirsty customers are served by volunteers in the Engine Shed Bar

Record numbers attend Leighton Buzzard Railway Ale Trail

The Leighton Buzzard Railway has announced that their annual Ale Trail saw a record number of visitors to the event. The annual event was held...
Corris Railway hold successful gala day

Corris Railway hold success gala day with diesel and steam locomotives...

The Corris Railway has announced that it has held a successful gala day on Sunday 27th May 2018 with both diesel, battery electric and...
Blickling Hall passes No. 1

See your Dad drive a steam locomotive with this package from...

Wondering what to get your dad this Fathers Day? The Bure Valley Railway, in Norfolk, has got just the perfect idea for you, your dad,...
Palmerston & Lyd at Boston Lodge

Steam locomotive Palmerston to visit the Bala Lake Railway

The Bala Lake Railway have announced that steam locomotive Palmerston will be visiting the line in June 2018. The locomotive will be hauling trains on...
Chaloner at Leighton Buzzard in 1968. Three of the four pictured are still members, and the child on the right will be driving her on the special train. Photo by Alf Fisher

Special steam train to run to commemorate 50 years of steam...

The Leighton Buzzard Railway has announced that a special train will run this July to commemorate 50 years of steam at the narrow gauge...
Ffestiniog Railway team up with PCSO to urge public to be vigilant

Flashing red lights mean a steam train is coming… Ffestiniog Railway...

The Ffestiniog Railway is urging the public to be more vigilant when crossing over Britannia Bridge crossing. Britannia Bridge in Porthmadog sees regular use by...