Embsay and Bolton Abbey Steam Railway
Travel between Embsay station, built in 1888, and the new award-winning station at Bolton Abbey. Your journey takes you through picturesque Yorkshire Dales scenery.
Spa Valley Railway
The Spa Valley Railway runs for 3½ miles through the picturesque Kentish Weald countryside between the town of Royal Tunbridge Wells and the village of Groombridge, stopping off in between at High Rocks. Come and visit us and enjoy the delights of travelling behind a steam train, through Kent and Sussex.
South Tynedale Railway
The South Tynedale Railway operates narrow gauge passenger trains along a 2¼ mile line along the scenic South Tyne valley between Alston, in Cumbria and Kirkhaugh, in Northumberland. The track of the railway is built to the British two foot gauge or the metric equivalent of 610 mm. The narrow gauge line is built along part of the railway trackbed of the former 13 mile long standard gauge Haltwhistle to Alston branch, which was closed by British Rail on 1st May 1976. It is hoped to extend the line by another 2¼ miles from Kirkhaugh to Slaggyford.
KESR - Kent & East Sussex Railway
A journey back to a bygone age. Our line joins together the jewels of the Weald, Tenterden Town and Bodiam Castle, brushing past the quiet Sussex village of Northiam on the way.
Derbyshire Dales Narrow Gauge Railway
The railway’s eventual goal is to run from the peak-rail park, to the engine shed. At the moment, it only runs around half this length but this will change in the future. A new stock book, including all the information on the current stock of rolling stock, is obtainable from Peak Rail Matlock Shop, Peak Rail Rowsley Shop and Park side station. This line (around nine hundred yards in total) will pass through peak-rails bustling Rowsley site, through woodland, past wildlife, and will arrive at Rowsley shed. The railway is almost halfway to achieving its goal, and is now running passenger services.
VERA - Volk’s Electric Railway Association
In 1883 Magnus Volk opened an electric powered railway along the seafront at Brighton. Although not quite the first example of electric traction in the world it was certainly the first proper electric railway in Britain. Today it holds the deserved position of being the oldest remaining operating electric railway in the world.
GWR - Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway
The GWR is an all-volunteer steam and diesel heritage railway in the English Cotswolds. Since 1981, the volunteers have restored over 10 miles of line, together with platforms, buildings, steam and diesel locomotives and rolling stock. In addition to a scheduled service, the GWR hosts a number of galas and enthusiasts’ events throughout the year, including our popular Santa Specials.
Welcome to Dorset's premier standard gauge preserved steam railway. The award-winning Swanage Railway currently operates on the six miles of track between Swanage and Norden, through the beautiful Isle of Purbeck, passing the magnificent ruins of Corfe Castle. The goals of the Swanage Railway Trust (the controlling body of the Swanage Railway) are to restore the rail link between Swanage and Wareham, re-establishing a daily service to connect with main line trains, and to create a comprehensive historical record of steam railways and steam technology in Southern England. This goal was brought a step closer on 3rd January 2002 when the remaining sections of track were laid at Norden. A special service operated on 8th September 2002 when the first through train from the main line at Wareham visited Swanage.
SVR - Severn Valley Railway
In just over three decades, the Severn Valley Railway has graduated from relative obscurity to great prominence in British railway preservation. It is a full-size standard-gauge line running regular steam-hauled passenger trains for the benefit of tourists and enthusiasts alike between Kidderminster in Worcestershire and Bridgnorth in Shropshire, a distance of 16 miles.
RHDR - The Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway
First opened to traffic in July 1927 as the 'World's Smallest Public Railway' and now covering a distance of 13.5 miles from the picturesque Cinque Port of Hythe, near the channel tunnel, to the fishermans cottages and lighthouses at Dungeness.
Avon Valley Railway
Bristol & Bath's nearest and most-loved preserved railway, offering steam & diesel train & boat rides through the scenic River Avon Valley. Ideal for families and enthusiasts alike, this volunteer-run steam railway provides a great day out whatever the weather.
Bo'ness & Kinneil Railway
Central Scotland's Steam Railway by the Firth of Forth. Operated by the Scottish Railway Preservation Society
Brecon Mountain Railway
Travel in one of our all-weather observation coaches behind a vintage steam locomotive through beautiful scenery into the Brecon Beacons National Park along the full length of the Taf Fechan Reservoir to Dol-y-Gaer on one of the most popular railways in Wales. On your return to Pant, visit our workshop where old steam locomotives are repaired.
Great Central Railway
One of the few places in the world where scheduled full size steam trains pass in motion on double track. Main Line Steam trains - every weekend throughout the year. Re-creating the experience of famous expresses of the steam age. Passenger trains also on weekdays, June to August. See one of our classic demonstration freight or parcel trains. Relax in the comfort of our classic corridor trains - steam heated in Winter. Just like British Railways in the great years of steam.