2016 Driver Experience courses now available

Our 2016 Driver Experience schedule has now been finalised and it is looking to be a busy year. With Christmas fast approaching why not treat a loved one with a gift of a chance to drive a locomotive here at the Telford Steam Railway. You can choose from Full and Half Day, steam or diesel, standard gauge or narrow gauge …

It Lives…..5619 steaming to the future!

Our flagship loco, GWR 0-6-2T 5619, left the Flour Mill recently after a heavy overhaul and found its way to a new, albeit temporary, home at the Bodmin & Wenford Railway. They needed a heavy haul loco for their summer timetable and 5619 fitted the bill perfectly. Since its arrival a few weeks ago 5619 has performed faultlessly and has …

2015 Summer Season Finale…..Last Chance Saloon!

Our hugely succesful 2015 Summer Season comes to an end this coming Sunday 27th Sept. So the race is on for those of you who have yet to sample the delights of our railway. Not only will all our attractions be in operation but also the Telford & District Amateur Radio Society (TDARS) will be in attendance presenting a unique …

Join our volunteer force!

Why not work with us to preserve our heritage for future generations and have some fun along the way! Telford Steam Railway is 100% manned by our extremely dedicated volunteer force. We are always on the lookout for new members whether your great at DIY, have a passion for trains or are great at admin we are sure we can …

Bank Holiday Monday 31st August 2015

We are running our normal timetable of steam services this Bank Holiday Monday 31st August 2015 after a very successful 1940’s day. First departure is 11am from Spring Village and our friends from the Phoenix Miniature Railway are open too. Along with a fully serviceable steam tram, model railway exjibition and a fully stocked cafe then why not come along …

Telford Town Tramway

Telford Steam Railway urgent operational update Sun 16th & 23rd Aug

Unfortunately the tram is still out of commission for this coming Sun 23rd Aug. The decision was taken so as to ensure its serviceability for the Bank Holiday weekend and the 1940’s event. Thank you for your continued understanding. Urgent update! Due to a mechanical issue our narrow gauge tram has been withdrawn from service this coming Sun 16th Aug.  …

Service announcement

There was a temporary glitch with our server today which meant that the service update panel on the home page was displaying a steam service instead of the timetabled diesel service. The timetable page was, however, displaying the correct diesel service. The TSR would like to apologise for any disruption caused to your plans and can assure our visitors that …

Bank a Book!

As railway enthusiasts a lot of us collect books of all shapes and sizes so that we can devour, with relish, as much information as possible about our interest and passion. For quite a few of us our collection of books soon builds up until we have so many we don’t know what to do with them. We obviously keep …

Furnaces Tearoom…..Great food, great prices and 5 great ratings!

We have always strived to provide quality, wholesome food and drink in our Furnaces Tearoom. Since the launch of the 2015 season we have vastly expanded our menu to include for the first time in a very long time hot food and desserts. Such has been the popularity we regularly see people visiting on a running day to dine out …

Telford Calling…..You have mail!

We at the Telford Steam Railway are always looking at ways that we can improve our website and delivery of information to our supporters and visitors alike. We are proud to announce that we have a new electronic newsletter which you can sign up to when you visit our site. Whilst it is not intended for this newsletter to replace …