Tag: Corfe Castle

‘Roads to Rail’ steam rally to take place in Dorset’s Isle of Purbeck

Up to fifty vehicles to take part in fundraising event

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Dorset heritage railway to welcome nine diesel locos to annual gala and beer festival

Dorset's Swanage Railway's annual Diesel Gala will feature nine classic diesel locomotives,…

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Swanage Railway to celebrate its heritage with a Victorian Weekend

An intensive steam train service will operator throughout the weekend

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Swanage Railway withdraws plans for Wareham train service

The Swanage Railway has withdrawn its plans for a train service to…

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Chance to go behind the scenes at the Swanage Railway

The Swanage Railway is to hold an open weekend when the public…

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Swanage Railway to host ‘Winter Warm Up’ steam and diesel weekend

This coming weekend, the Swanage Railway will host a ‘Winter Warm Up’…

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1950s DMU to haul Winter Explorer on Isle of Purbeck trips

A restored 1950s heritage diesel train is to operate a two-day Winter…

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Swanage Railway volunteers launch £450,000 survival appeal

The Swanage Railway Trust has launched an appeal to raise £450,000 to…

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Church Bells celebrate Victorian steam locomotive’s return to service

On 7 October, bells of a Swanage church rang out to celebrate…

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Swanage Railway welcomes locomotive 563’s return to steam

Swanage Railway is bringing locomotive 563 back into operation after seventy-five years.

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