Tag: Dorset

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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Reliability improvements to take place between Yeovil Pen Mill and Weymouth this October

Great Western Railway will see rail replacement buses replacing trains during the…

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South Western Railway celebrates a century of station adopters

Staines station has recently adopted by local volunteers, marking more than 100…

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Swanage Railway to run The Purbeck Piddler this September

The Swanage Railway is offering visitors curry and drinks on board 'The…

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Steam locomotive Kilmersdon set to Winter return to Somerset

The Somerset and Dorset Railway has announced that the locomotive 'Kilmersdon' will…

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South Western Railway provides funding for 58 local community projects

Through its Customers and Communities Improvement Fund, South Western Railway is supporting…

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Rail Minister travels on Swanage Railway’s Wareham service

On 22 August, the Minister of State for Rail and HS2, Huw…

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Steam locomotive 45596 Bahamas set to visit Dorset this Wednesday

45596 Bahamas will be on the mainline this Wednesday, 2nd July 2023,…

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Pines Express to run from Leeds to Swanage in September

The Branch Line Society has announced that it will run the Pines…

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