Barney visits Telford Steam Railway

Tuesday 17th November saw the second of the United Kingdom’s named storms “Barney” batter the Telford area with gusting wind speeds of upto 70mph! In a similar manner to the public rail network the Telford Steam Railway is also impacted by severe weather.  While we don’t have to worry about getting people home from work, we still have great pride …

‘Rocket’ Fighting Fund…..And the Winner is! Update 22/11/15

On Fri 20th Nov 2015 our Peckett 0-4-0 saddle tank loco ‘Rocket’ succesfully passed her steam test after its recent overhaul. This was an amazing achievement as at one point it looked as if we would have to either substitute services with a diesel loco or to hire in a standby loco. Thanks to the herculean efforts of Kevin Jones, …

Visit Santa on a Steam Train? Christmas at Telford Steam Railway

With Halloween becoming a distant memory and Fireworks coming to a close, it’s just 6 weeks until Christmas and what better way to kick off the festive season than booking tickets to ride a Steam Train to Father Christmas’ Grotto? This year Telford Steam Railway sees the return of our Santa Specials event each weekend in December up until Christmas. Tickets …

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‘Rocket’ Fighting Fund…..Counting the Coins! Update 06/11/15

After the recent boiler exam on our loco ‘Rocket’ revealed that a number of repairs needed to be carried out to some broken ‘stays’ before it could return to steam so a ‘Fighting Fund’ was set up to finance this work. The work is expected to be finished in time for our Santa Specials. We still have a way to …

Book Your Santa Special Tickets Now!

Tickets are selling quick! Click Here To Book Santa Special Tickets We have had a tremendous first couple of days with our online ticket sales for our fantastic 2015 Santa Specials Season so we recommend you to book your seats now to avoid disappointment! Our most popular days are the weekend closest to Christmas but I would like to remind …

Online ticket sales – Opening day glitch! Problem solved!

Today Mon 2nd Nov saw our online ticket sales of Santa tickets go live. It quickly became apparent that there was a system glitch randomly affecting ticket sales. It was quickly traced to a problem within PayPal’s own systems which was affecting our online ordering facility. The decision was taken to close down all online sales and to cancel all …