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First train over the extension on the Lincolnshire Coast Light Railway

Extra day of trains this year at the Lincolnshire Coast Light...

The Lincolnshire Coast Light Railway has announced that it is to run an extra day's services this year – Bank Holiday Saturday, 25th May...
Indian Runner

An update on locomotive Indian Runner

North Ings Farm Museum has released a small update on work being completed on their locomotive, Indian Runner. The museum has obtained the required parts...
Corris Gala

Corris Railway to hold gala day this May

On Sunday, May 26th, the Corris Railway will be holding its annual Gala Day and the volunteer workforce is looking forward to welcoming enthusiasts...
Katie // Credit Kirklees Light Railway

Not one steam locomotive visitor… but two for Evesham Vale Light...

The Evesham Vale Light Railway has announced that two steam locomotives will be visitng for their upcoming gala. Katie and Owl will be visiting the...
'The Earl' awaits departure from Welshpool Raven Square on the Welshpool & Llanfair Railway

Steam locomotive 822 The Earl is off to the Vale of...

The Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway has announced that 822 'The Earl' is to be sent to the Vale of Rheidol Railway for overhaul. This...
new cafe at the lappa valley railway

Lappa Valley invests £1.2m into new indoor play area

The Lappa Valley Railway has announced that work will start on a new £1.2m building to create a new cafe and indoor soft play...
Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway 1st class carriage

An update on the new first class carriage for the Ravenglass...

Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway Operations Manager, Martin Cookman, has released an update on the new first-class carriage, set to enter service in 2019. Arrangements have...
Hugh Napier passes Chaloner - Penrhyn Quarry Railway

Steam locomotive footplate rides this weekend in Caernarfon

The Welsh Highland Railway has announced that they will be offering footplate rides at their Caernarfon terminus. This Saturday, 11th May 2019, the narrow gauge...
Joffre

Steam locomotive Joffre to visit the Bala Lake Railway

The Bala Lake Railway has announced that Joffre will be visiting them for their first steam gala of 2019. Joffre will be visiting thanks to...
steam locomotive Jurassic on the Lincolnshire Coast Light Railway

Free train travel this July at the Lincolnshire Coast Light Railway

The Lincolnshire Coast Light Railway has announced that free tickets are up for grabs this July. You are eligible for free travel if you, or...
Zebedee and Muffin

An update on diesel and steam locomotives at the Lappa Valley

The Lappa Valley Railway has released an update on their diesel and steam locomotives. Each year, steam locomotives need to have a boiler exam, in...
Russell spark arrestor

Steam locomotive Russell gets spark arrestor fitted

The Welsh Highland Heritage Railway has announced that Russell has been in the sheds recently for an upcoming special event. At Gelert's Farm, the volunteers...
SMR No 3 'Enid' takes the 09.30 'Mountain Goat' Heritage Steam service up to the summit on a rare clear-as-a-bell day in North Wales. Saturday 14th May 2016

Summit building marks 10th anniversary as steam locomotives return to Snowdon

The Snowdon Mountain Railway has announced it is preparing to mark the 10th anniversary since the opening of its summit building as trains return...
Linda and Blanche ready for departure on the Ffestiniog Railway

Steam locomotive footplate rides at the Ffestiniog Railway

The Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways have announced that they will be running footplate rides this Easter. These are FREE and let you step on...
Graham Alexander prepares for departure from Willow Lawn on the Ruislip Lido Railway during our Half Term Visit

Easter operating times at the Ruislip Lido Railway

The Ruislip Lido Railway has released its running details for the Easter period. A variety of locomotives are expected to be hauling trains to and...
Watkin

Narrow gauge steam locomotive returns home

The Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railway have announced that a narrow gauge locomotive has been moved to Caernarfon. On March 31st 2019, De Winton locomotive,...
No.2

Steam locomotive to be named at the Stradbally Woodland Railway

The Stradbally Woodland Railway has announced that their resident steam locomotive is to be named. The Stradbally Woodland Railway is the first volunteer-run heritage railway...
Leighton Buzzard Railway whisky festival

Leighton Buzzard announces details of 2019 whisky festival

The Leighton Buzzard Railway has announced details of the 2019 Bedfordshire Whisky Festival. The 2019 Bedfordshire Whisky Festival will take place at the Leighton Buzzard...