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Steam locomotive No.7 ‘Typhoon’ arrives at the Severn Valley Railway

The Severn Valley Railway has announced that No.7 Typhoon has arrived at the Highley Visitor Centre. Typhoon can be found on display next to No.600...
Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway

Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway launch new steam tour

The Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway has announced details of a new tour for small groups wanting to experience the age of steam in the...
Doll and Gertrude

Steam locomotive Gertrude arrives at the Leighton Buzzard Railway

The Leighton Buzzard Railway has announced that 0-6-0T 'Gertrude' has arrived at its Page's Park MPD. No. 1578 of 1918 joins long term resident sister...
Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway prepare to welcome back steam locomotive Katie

Steam locomotive River Irt and Katie heading for Beamish

Beamish has announced that steam locomotives River Irt and Katie will be visiting hem for the Great North Steam Fair. River Irt is visiting from...
The Snowdonian at Boston Lodge

Steam locomotive No.19 to visit the Launceston Railway

The Launceston Railway have announced that Darjeeling No.19 will be visiting them in 2019. The narrow gauge locomotive will be visiting them for several months...
Gertrude and Moelwyn

Steam locomotive Gertrude leaves the Welsh Highland Heritage Railway

The Welsh Highland Heritage Railway has announced that one of their resident locomotives, Gertrude, has left the railway. Gertrude arrived at the Welsh Highland Heritage...
Lyd and Lyn at the Lynton and Barnstaple Railway

Clarkebond Rail Engineers to assist with Lynton and Barnstaple extension

The Lynton & Barnstaple Railway Trust has announced that Clarkebond Rail Engineers have been appointed to provide rail design services for the...
Garrett 87 collecting carriages

New colour for steam locomotive 87

The Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways have announced that No.87 will have a new colour when it reappears the following overhaul. The NG/G16 is currently...
Whillan Beck

Train from Spain steam locomotive wins top award

The Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway Preservation Society has announced that they have received the Coiley Locomotive Engineering Award at the Heritage Railway Association awards. The...
The Orchard

Talyllyn Railway acquires land and cottages for expansion

The Talyllyn Railway has announced that they have completed the purchase of a piece of land that is next to the railway. The land includes...
steam locomotive no. 6 douglas in its new RAF livery

2018 best year for a decade at the Talyllyn Railway

The Talyllyn Railway has announced that it has had the best year for passenger numbers in over a decade. 93,822 journeys, representing 48,857 passengers were...
Beeches Light Railway

Private steam railway set for closure

Adrian Shooter has announced that his private steam railway, the Beeches Light Railway, will be closing this year. The railway will be closing after 15...
No. 6 Padarn at Snowdon Summit on the Snowdon Mountain Railway

Snowdon Mountain Railway announces 2019 reopening date

The Snowdon Mountain Railway has announced that they will be reopening again on Friday 15th March (weather permitting) and will taking passengers up to...
Joan at Llanfair on the Welshpool & Llanfair Railway

Welshpool railway set to benefit from £89,000 grant

The Welshpool and Llanfair Light Railway has announced that they have been given an £89,000 grant by the Welsh Government to carry out a...
Velinheli on Footplate Rides at Dinas

Steam locomotives set to head to London!

The Ffestiniog Railway has announced that two locomotives will be heading to London this February to celebrate their heritage. 183 years ago, the Ffestiniog Railway...
David Lloyd George passes Campbells Platform

Camping and caravanning along the Ffestiniog Railway

Caravanning is a great way to explore North Wales, and we would really recommend visiting the Ffestiniog Railway if you end up in this...
Penrhyn Crossing

Crossing collision at the Ffestiniog Railway

The Rail Accident Investigation Branch has announced that they are currently looking into an incident which took place at the Ffestiniog Railway, in North...
No. 6 Padarn at Snowdon Summit on the Snowdon Mountain Railway

Snowdon Mountain Railway appoints senior member of staff

The Snowdon Mountain Railway has announced that they have appointed a new Revenue Manager. Chris Jones, who was most recently Operations Manager for Premier Inn,...