Recreation Railways commemorate Erwood Station closure

September 26, 2012

Recreation Railways commemorate Erwood Station closure (All pictures courtesy of Andy Lunness/Recreation Railways) Recreation Railways were asked to run at Erwood Railway Station, formally part of the Cambrian Railways between Brecon and Builth Wells. This event saw RR run the second longest length of track than any of the previous events, only Charlton Road Viaduct […]

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Seaton No.8 goes Bristol

July 3, 2012

Seaton No.8 goes Bristol The Seaton Tramway have recently Re-launched their Tram No.8 in the Navy Blue & White Bristol Livery. The launch took place at the Riverside Depot on June 23rd, during the Trains, Trams & Buses Gala weekend. No.8 was the “Pink Tram” until 2011 when Car No.11 superseded it. She looks very smart, and […]

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Iconic and unique Turbine Steamer – TS Queen Mary

April 25, 2012

Iconic and unique Turbine Steamer – TS Queen Mary Picture: Used with kind permission  All rights reserved by Ian Murray The Queen Mary was the largest Clyde Steamer, capable of carrying 2086 passengers. Built in 1933 to replace the first Turbine steamer TS King Edward built in 1901. History TS Queen Mary was built by William Deny […]

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Bicton Woodland Railway

April 5, 2012

Bicton Woodland Railway (Picture: Courtesy of Michael Wadman Flickr) The Bicton Woodland Railway is located in the grounds of Bicton Park and Botanical Gardens in Budleigh Salterton, Devon. It was the first private 18 inch gauge passenger carrying railway in the UK and is today, the only line of it’s type left in the UK. History The line was […]

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PS Waverley will sail again in 2012!

December 20, 2011

PS Waverley will sail again in 2012! Picture: © Copyright Keith Edkins and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence. A public appeal launched in 2011 to raise money to keep the “Worlds last Ocean going Paddle Steamer” afloat has been successful! Waverleys future was in jeopardy at the beginning of 2011. After an extended period in drydock for repairs, the 1946 […]

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