1940’s Weekend – This Weekend at Telford Steam Railway!

The 1940’s returns to Telford Steam Railway! After the allies were successful in the capture of a German operative last year in the German occupied Lawley Lines, they are back with a vengeance. This year the Allies will have to battle through as the outcome of the war hangs in the balance! Intrigue, espionage, chases, gun battles, tension, drama; all will …

Enemy Operative Active in Horsehay! Air Raid warning heard over Dawley!

26th August 1943 We heard some bad news during the day that an enemy operative has been very active today and has been linked to an explosion in Horsehay, The Explosion unfortunately decimated a company of Red Caps from 245 Provost Company who were patrolling the area for deserters. We are asking locals and visitors to be aware and let …

German Artillery spotted! New Menu for Cafe!

23rd August 1943 – France Aerial reconnaissance photo’s are showing that the Axis troops currently holding the village of Lawley appear to have received reinforcements by train, it is unclear currently but it appears that they may have received some field artillery. More news to follow. The villages of H’Orsehay and D’Awley have still largely remained unscathed by local German …

Blitz spirit in full effect in Spring Village!

22nd August 1943. Spring Village Update. Spring Village residents have decided that they have no fear of the impending air raids that have been forecast this week. Community leaders have decided to host a Market adjacent to the station where vendors will be selling off-ration goods. Entertainers will also be present singing all the latest hits. Local forces will be …

Important Announcement!!!

21st August 1943 Somewhere in Europe. We are receiving images from the French Resistance that German forces have entrenched themselves on a ridge just outside the occupied French village of Lawley, German scouts have been spotted approaching the French villages of H’Orshay and D’Awley. We will keep you informed of any updates as they happen . Meanwhile on the home …

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TRAINY MCRACE FACE – 5KM FUN RUN 25th August AT TELFORD STEAM RAILWAY

We are excited to introduce in partnership with Telford Athletic Club a New 5km fun run around Telford Steam Railway. This multi terrain 5km (approx) run around the lanes and footpaths of Horsehay and Spring Village starts and finishes at Telford Steam Railway Horsehay.  Don’t forget there’s even prizes for best train themed fancy dress! When? 25th August at 6:30pm …

TSR Website Update!

It has been a while since I posted an update of the changes made to the website. Often I make little changes here and there hoping that all the subtle changes are for the good of helping our members and visitors get the most out of the “TSR online experience”. This year a lot of my focus has been of …

Operational Update – 7th August 2016

Today is looking to be a beautiful sunny day and we shall be running our Steam Service provided by our wonderful loco, Rocket! Also pop into the Furnaces Tea Room for hot refreshments and homemade cake, along with a visit to our prestigious Model Railway! So why not come along for a great family day out and visit the Railway this weekend. …

Shropshire Star – Craze gives town attraction a welcome holiday visitor boost

Publication: The Shropshire Star – Deborah Hardiman Date: Saturday, 6th August 2016 Title: Fans making tracks to railway – Craze gives town attraction a welcome holiday visitor boost. Description: Deborah Hardiman of the Shropshire Star wrote a story regarding recent visitors coming to the railway to catch the latest smartphone craze “Pokemon”. Photo / Video: Transcript: Visitor numbers have more than …

CASTING CALL Today at Telford Steam Railway!

“Well, ya comin’?” Telford Steam Railway are proud to introduce THE POLAR EXPRESS TM to their Santa schedule. We need actors/ dancers to aid in this magical experience. The Conductor and Dancing Chefs play an important role within the film and we want you to create this. This is purely a theatrical role with no technical theater or railway knowledge …