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Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway
The Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway runs for seven-miles from the coastal village of Ravenglass in the Western Lake District through two of Lakeland's 'loveliest valleys' to Dalegarth station and visitor centre in Eskdale, nestling at the foot of England's highest mountains. Steam trains operate every month of the year.
Isle of Mull Railway
This is Scotland's original and only island passenger railway. The terminal at Craignure is reached by the 80 car/1000 passenger Isle of Mull ferry from Oban and the crossing is only 40 minutes. Oban lies just over 100 miles (160 km) from Glasgow on Scotland's west coast. The Railway Timetable links in with most ferry sailings. The railway is 1¼ miles (2 km) long and operates steam and diesel hauled trains to Torosay, where you can visit Scottish Baronial Torosay Castle. The train journey is one of great beauty and the 260 mm gauge trains potter slowly alongside the Sound of Mull with extensive views of Ben Nevis, the Glencoe hills, the island of Lismore and the mass of Ben Cruachan, and the journey is completed at Torosay station.
The Strathspey Railway
The Strathspey Railway, located in the Central Highlands of Scotland, runs between the communities of Aviemore, Boat-of-Garten and Broomhill. The Strathspey Railway aims to offer the visitor an experience of a Railway of the 1950s to 1960s period.
The Foxfield Railway
The Foxfield Railway is a preserved Steam Railway in North Staffordshire. Formerly built to carry coal, it now carries visitors on a five mile round journey through the picturesque Staffordshire Moorland scenery. The railway is home to some 28 Steam, Diesel and Electric locomotives along with a wide variety of Coaches and Freight vehicles many of which are on display at the Caverswall Road Station headquarters, Blythe Bridge, Stoke on Trent.
Launceston Steam Railway
The Launceston Steam Railway links the historic Cornish town of Launceston with the hamlet of Newmills. Trains are hauled by steam locomotives built to a famous design by the Hunslet Engineering Company in the late 1800's.
Isle of Wight Steam Railway
The Isle of Wight once boasted 54 miles of railway, most of which was closed between 1952 and 1966. However its unique atmosphere has been perfectly preserved by the largely volunteer-run Isle of Wight Steam Railway, which began operating trains in 1971. The Railway is truly a journey back in time - a living, breathing museum! All of our carriages and most of our locomotives have spent much of their working lives here on the Island. They have all been painstakingly restored to pristine condition and are the hallmark of our delightful railway. Our oldest locomotive was built in 1876 and carriages date back to 1864! The railway runs five miles from Wootton, through Havenstreet and Ashey, to Smallbrook Junction, which is the interchange with Island Line's electric trains that run from Shanklin to Ryde Pier Head (Connecting with the Wightlink high-speed catamaran service from Portsmouth Harbour).
Rheilffordd Ffestiniog Railway
The Ffestiniog Railway is the Oldest Independent Railway Company in the World. On our trains you can travel by steam through the spectacular scenery of the Snowdonia National Park, between Porthmadog and Blaenau Ffestiniog. Today the Company also operates trains on its sister railway, the Welsh Highland Railway, between Caernarfon and Rhyd Ddu - the halfway point of a major project to re-open the old line through to Porthmadog.
KDR - The Keith and Dufftown Railway
The whisky line. The Keith and Dufftown Railway is an eleven mile line linking the World's Malt Whisky Capital, Dufftown, to the market town of Keith. The line, which was reopened by volunteers during 2000 and 2001, passes through some of Scotland's most picturesque scenery, with forest and farmland, lochs and glens, castles and distilleries.
South Devon Railway Trust
We are a registered Charity who operate a Standard Gauge Railway between Buckfastleigh and Totnes in South Devon, England beside the fast flowing river Dart. The line was built by the South Devon Railway and first opened on 1st May 1872. It was taken over by the Great Western Railway in 1876. The line closed to all traffic on 7th September 1962 and was re-opened as a preserved steam line on 5th April 1969. The South Devon Railway Trust took over the running of the line on 1st January 1991.We have a number of steam locomotives and privately owned diesels, together with some historic rolling stock.
CVR - Churnet Valley Railway
The Churnet Valley Railway runs steam trains through the spectacular scenery of the Churnet Valley in North Staffordshire, from Leekbrook to Kingsley & Froghall, a round trip of 10.5 miles. It is one of the areas best preserved steam railways.
The Lavender Line
Preserved Railway. Our line is now just a mile long and starts at Isfield station. It heads northwards towards Little Horsted where the train pauses before returning to Isfield. There is no station at Little Horsted and train rides normally last about 15 minutes per trip with trains leaving every half hour. The village of Isfield lies off the A26, midway between Lewes and Uckfield.
The Railway operates passenger trains from is headquarters at Brownhills West (Staffordshire) to Chasetown (Church Street), with intermediate stations at Norton Lakeside and Chasewater Heaths (adjacent to the Burntwood Bypass). A round trip of nearly 4 miles takes about 45 minutes.
Llanberis Lake Railway
No visit to North Wales would be complete without a ride on one of the Great Little Trains of Wales. Starting at Gilfach Ddu station in the Padarn Country Park, the trip begins with a ride on the recently opened extension up to Llanberis Village, passing the Welsh Slate Museum and historic Dolbadarn Castle on the way. From here the train runs non-stop back through the Padarn Country Park and along the shore of Padarn Lake (Llyn Padarn) to the terminus at Penllyn.
Bo'ness & Kinneil Railway
This railway is Cornwall's only standard gauge railway still operated by steam locomotives and the trains run through some delightful Cornish scenery. The Railway is typical of a branch line in the 1950's. Great Western steam tank engines are the main locomotives to be seen here but diesel traction is also used. Come and a enjoy a 13 mile round trip on this steeply graded line through the beautiful countryside.
LWR - Lincolnshire Wolds Railway
We are the only standard gauge steam railway in Lincolnshire open to the public. The East Lincolnshire Railway ran between Boston and Grimsby, via Firsby, Willoughby and Louth. The East Lincolnshire Railway company was incorporated in 1846, and the line opened in 1848, whereupon it was leased by the by Great Northern Railway. The Louth to Grimsby section of the line sadly closed in 1980. We have now continued our resoration efforts, rebuilt the station and are extending the line towards North Thoresby as well as restoring classic steam locomotives.
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