Stansted Park Light Railway

Last weekend was going to be a couple of days without any railway action, simply to catch up on odds and ends in the garden.  After a glorious Saturday, Sunday afternoon proved to be rather wet and so not ideal for gardening, but a perfect time to go to a Garden Centre looking for inspiration. So…

Bankside Miniature Railway

Steam railways can be found in all shapes and sizes, but this one is unique in the UK, I believe.  Brambridge Garden Centre, Hampshire is home to the UK’s only 8 1/4 inch miniature railway.  Services are hauled by a delightful tank engine named Carolyn that was built in 1924.