Easter opening, big preparations and general musings.

With our attention rightly focused on completing preparations for the opening of Lawlay station this Easter and the start of our 2015 season it was a welcome diversion to see our efforts recognised again in print. The March 2015 edition of Steam Railway has a news feature on our current progress and a brief review of what has gone in …

Lawley extension – Works update 22/03/15, The final straight…..

A glorious weekend saw a large turnout of our stalwart volunteers to finally break the back of our construction works at Lawley. As of today, Sunday 22nd March, we can finally say that we have a station at Lawley! This statement is not to be sniffed at as the works that we have had to undertake, in sometimes horrendous weather, …

Iron Bridge

TSR update – Springtime stirrings and driving experiences

The more recent news updates have focussed on our efforts to get our new station at Lawley ready in time for re-opening at Easter. Whilst the bulk of our efforts have rightly been allocated to this important task we have still been active in other areas. A small team have been busy with the manufacture and installation of new fencing …

Lawley extension – Works update 15/03/15, The next train departing…..

An overdue update sees major changes undertaken at Lawley where volunteers from the Telford Steam Railway have been working hard irrespective of the weather. At one point it looked as if the planned re-opening may be delayed as the site had turned in to a veritable quagmire. But through sheer determination and hard graft we have been able to stay …