Tag: Dorset

Book Review: Southern and Isle of Wight Railways, the late 1940s to late 1960s by Brian Reading and Ian Reading

3.8 out of 5

This is a portfolio of trains on the Southern Region from the…

Roger Smith avatar Roger Smith

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

Up to fifty vehicles to take part in fundraising event

Janine Booth avatar Janine Booth

Mechant Navy steam loco 35006 has Dorset stay extended

Swanage Railway has revealed that the Merchant Navy locomotive 35006 “Peninsular &…

Janine Booth avatar Janine Booth

D-Day Commemorative Plaque Unveiled in Dorset

Swanage mark the 80th Anniversary of D-Day with a plaque Commemorating fallen…

Mark Wilson avatar Mark Wilson

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,…

Janine Booth avatar Janine Booth

Swanage Railway to celebrate its heritage with a Victorian Weekend

An intensive steam train service will operator throughout the weekend

Roger Smith avatar Roger Smith

Services on Heart of Wessex Line to be disrupted by track renewal work

Later this month Great Western Railway services on the Dorchester-Weymouth Heart of…

Roger Smith avatar Roger Smith

Somerset & Dorset Railway Trust makes donation to Rail Trolley Trust

Three flat trolleys have been donated to the Rail Trolley Trust by…

Chloe White avatar Chloe White

Chance to go behind the scenes at the Swanage Railway

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

Roger Smith avatar Roger Smith

Steam locomotive Kilmersdon departs Midsomer Norton

Guest locomotive Kilmersdon got back on the road to the Mid Hants…

Glyn Mon Hughes avatar Glyn Mon Hughes