The Polar Express Train Ride – Tickets Now Available!

We are very pleased (and relieved!) that we can now announce that tickets for The Polar Express Train Ride are once again available to purchase. The root of the problem was that the payment processing company we use wasn’t expecting us to sell so many tickets in such a short space of time (and to be honest we were very …

Father’s Day Flyer…..Places still available.

Hello everyone. To celebrate Father’s Day on Sun 19th June this year we at the Telford Steam Railway are offering our very special Father’s Day Flyer package. We still have places available for our special package program and full details of the package can be found here; Father’s Day Flyer And what better way to celebrate that special day with …

Service update: brakevan rides no longer available this weekend

Due to operational constraints the Toad brakevan has had to be removed from passenger service as it could not fit into Lawley Village station due to it’s width. We apologise for any disappointment this may cause and we will try to offer this again in the future if the situation allows.

Jamo on duty this weekend

Rocket is having a rest this weekend to allow some routine maintenance to be completed (and have a rest, she gets tired if she is busy all the time!), so Jamo is being used to haul passenger services. Jamo is an industrial diesel engine and designed and build for use shunting in and around factories, she weighs 28 tonnes and …

Ever ridden a Toad? Brake van rides now available this weekend!

Due to our current train configuration requirements the TOAD brake van has been coupled to the end of the passenger train. For a limited time Telford Steam Railway is offering the fantastic opportunity for visitors to have a trip in the GWR Toad brake van, for a £1 charge per person per trip on top of normal admission charges. The Toad brake …

End of an era? not if we can help it!

  Paul Hughes, Chairman of Telford Steam Railway, was saddened to read in the Daily Telegraph this week that mainline rail companies were not going to be clipping tickets anymore. Clipping of tickets is a tradition that goes back 150 years and was brought in to indicate that a ticket had been used. The article in the Telegraph explained that …

Wow – What a scorcher!

Well it looks like we are heading for a scorcher of a day in Telford! Telford Steam Railway is open as usual, so why not pop down for a ride on the train or tram and then an ice cream in the Cafe?