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‘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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Swanage Railway to celebrate its heritage with a Victorian Weekend

An intensive steam train service will operator throughout the weekend

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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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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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Minor problem found with steam locomotive 563 during commissioning

Steam locomotive 563, which is in the final stages of its restoration,…

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130-year-old locomotive arrives at Swanage Railway after restoration

Adams T3 Class 563 which is being restored has arrived at the…

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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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Swanage Railway to hold ‘Roads to Rail’ event next weekend

Next weekend, Swanage Railway volunteers are holding a nostalgic fund-raising steam rally…

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