Want to drive a steam train?…..Last chance for an April course!

Our driver experience courses, especially our half day steam ones, have proven to be once again immensely popular. They are in fact so popular that we only have eight half day slots remaining for 2016 with five of those for the first two weeks of April. We also only have three full day slots available for April as well. So …

The Polar Express™ comes to Telford Steam Railway

Do you believe? We do at Telford Steam Railway and that is why we are proud to be hosting an exciting magical experience like no other. THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride is coming to Telford Steam Railway this December, where families will experience the magic of the 2004 motion picture. Once on board, families will indulge in hot chocolate and …

Easter Eggs

Easter Trail – 26-28th March 2016

This weekend visitors with children will have the chance to take part in our free Easter trail. Pickup an answer sheet with your tickets and as you walk or ride around our stations keep a look out for pictures of Easter eggs, fill in the letters next to the corresponding numbers and find the hidden words. When you have finished …

New courses for our Train Experience Days in 2016

Whilst our Train Experience courses continue to be extremely popular we at the Telford Steam Railway are continuously striving to provide better and different courses for the public to enjoy. We are glad to announce two new additions to our available Experience Days. The first is a Diesel Full Day which is an extension of our Half Day course. This …

Rocket

Telford Steam Railway 2016 Season ready to open this Easter

The 2016 Season will soon be upon us here at the Telford Steam Railway. After an amazingly successful Christmas period followed by an intense period of work behind the scenes on a multitude of projects we are busy putting the final touches in place to once again welcome visitors and supporters alike. We are aiming to achieve big things this …

Website Downtime – Server Upgrade

Well I have some good news and bad news. TSR is becoming more and more popular which also means our website gets more visits now than ever before.  Last year the website had around 75,000 more visitors than the previous year and last Christmas so many people visited to get their hands on our prized Santa Special tickets that the …

The Telford Steam Railway 2016 Annual General Meeting

The Telford Steam Railway Board of Directors has decided to defer this year’s Annual General Meeting to Friday 22nd April, 2016 from its usual date in March. The decision was taken after careful consideration owing to exceptional circumstances. As always we would encourage as many members to attend for what promises to be an informative meeting. The meeting will be …

Lawley Revisited!

Whilst our intrepid team were busy getting soaked relaying the 2ft narrow gauge track our other team were just as busy getting soaked on the big boys track, particulary the turnout at Lawley that is the entrance to the loop. It was only after the initial installation of the turnout that it became apparent that one of the rails needed …

Trams and Tribulations…..

After the hectic seasonal whirlwind that was Santa we turned our attention to those winter jobs that had been waiting quietly in the background. One of these jobs was the replacement and relaying of the tram track nearest to Horsehay Pool. When it was first installed it more resembled trainset set track with a curve then a straight then another …

TSR Running Season 2016 – Dates Announced

Just a quick update to let everyone know, Telford Steam Railway reopens this Easter, Saturday 26th March 2016. We will be open all Easter weekend including Bank Holiday Monday. Throughout the 2016 Season we will be announcing special events so be sure to keep checking the website, and sign up to our newsletter to keep up to speed with the …