Hotham Valley railway train leaves from Dwellingup every weekend and public holiday. We purchased the tickets online as we were only down there for one day and didn’t want to miss out. The ca… Source: Hotham Valley Steam Train
The latest update from the Mid-Hants Railway’s carriage shop has been posted, that includes progress on Bulleid Open Third 1456 (part of the Heritage Lottery Funded Canadian Pacific project) – go to – http://preservation.watercressline.co.uk/blog/entry/carriage-shop-update-february-2016 to read more.
A new blog post detailing progress on the Heritage Lottery Funded Canadian Pacific project has been published. Please click on the following link to read more: http://preservation.watercressline.co.uk/blog/entry/canpac-overhaul-update-feb-2016
On a frosty, sunny February day I escaped to the Kent marshes for a day out on the Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway. Here’s Hurricane looking lovely in her blue livery. She hauled my train… Source: Sun, Steam and Steak – a Day on the RH&DR
Today, the world’s most famous steam locomotive, Flying Scotsman, has returned to Steam, at the tune of a £4.2m overhaul, taking 10 years in the process. While I was not able to attend today’s celebrations, as a railway enthusiast and historian, it is a remarkable achievement that the locomotive is finally operational. The locomotive was…
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L&MR was opened on 15 Sep 1830 between Liverpool and Manchester. It was first public transport system which did not use animal traction power and the first to provide a scheduled passenger service; although it could be argued that it was seen as even more crucial for goods…
This is the Watercress Line’s official video (produced by Nic Greene) that gives a brief history of Merchant Navy class 35005 Canadian Pacific. Enjoy!