Rocket

Merry Christmas

On behalf of all of us here at the Telford Steam Railway we would like to wish all our volunteers, supporters, friends and visitors a very merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year. Here’s to making 2015 as succesful as 2014 has been!

Rocket Steam Train

Merry Christmas

On behalf of all of us at the Telford Steam Railway we would like to wish all our volunteers, supporters, friends and visitors a very merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year. Here’s to making 2015 as successful as 2014 has been.

Telford Steam Railway Santa

Santa Specials – Final day update

Sunday 21st December is our final running day of 2014 and the last day of our ever popular Santa Special trains. There are only 42 seats remaining and all will be sold on a first come first served basis. If you are planning on visiting then time is running out for you to buy your tickets. Tickets can only be …

Lawley extension – Planned works

Well the weekend for the next Lawley work party has been fixed (weather permitting). It’s the 17th and 18th of Jan 2015. As per normal Saturday will be for preparation and loading of wagons and Sunday will be the main push. Estimates are that there is about another 100 feet to complete but this does include a set of points …

Telford Steam Railway Santa

Santa Specials – Final weekend update

As we approach our final running weekend of 2014 we would like to extend one final invitation for people to come and experience our ever popular Santa Special train. Tickets are selling fast for what we are predicting could be a complete sellout. Saturday 20th December has seen a quarter of all available seats sold and Sunday 21st December has …

Telford Steam Railway Santa

Santa Specials – Sunday 14th December – Update

Due to the expected high turnout of visitors on Sunday 14th December we will be unable to process any new telephone bookings for Santa trains on that day. New bookings can only be made at the times stated on our general Santa Special information page. The phone line will be staffed for general enquiries and urgent matters only. Also due …

Two wheels meet many!

The Telford Steam Railway are proud to announce our support for the Shropshire and Staffordshire Blood Bikes. We have extended an invitation for them to attend our Santa running days and to have a display stand to showcase the excellent and life saving work that they carry out. Like ourselves, they are fully staffed by passionate volunteers who give up …

Lawley extension – progress update!

Sunday 23rd November saw a works team of TSR members assemble at Lawley to continue progressing the required works to enable us to run to Lawley from next Easter. A better than expected turnout enabled the railway to level, jack and pack 70ft of track from the bufferstop to the tunnel mouth. The only thing stopping us achieving more was …

New arrivals for Christmas

We are glad to announce that our ever popular gift shop has taken delivery of a large order of gifts in time for Christmas. We now stock a large range of the Thomas the Tank Engine toys from the extremely popular locomotives with track packs and accessory sets to Thomas branded clothing including bodywarmers, pyjama’s, tee shirts, socks and much …

Launching to Lawley! A Telford Steam Railway appeal!

As mentioned in previous press releases we at the Telford Steam Railway are  working towards commencing services to our northern terminus at Lawley Common from Easter 2015. The bulk of the resources and funding are in place to enable us to commence running trains. Like many heritage projects though so much more can be done in one go and on …