Jamo on duty this weekend

Rocket is having a rest this weekend to allow some routine maintenance to be completed (and have a rest, she gets tired if she is busy all the time!), so Jamo is being used to haul passenger services. Jamo is an industrial diesel engine and designed and build for use shunting in and around factories, she weighs 28 tonnes and …

Ever ridden a Toad? Brake van rides now available this weekend!

Due to our current train configuration requirements the TOAD brake van has been coupled to the end of the passenger train. For a limited time Telford Steam Railway is offering the fantastic opportunity for visitors to have a trip in the GWR Toad brake van, for a £1 charge per person per trip on top of normal admission charges. The Toad brake …

End of an era? not if we can help it!

  Paul Hughes, Chairman of Telford Steam Railway, was saddened to read in the Daily Telegraph this week that mainline rail companies were not going to be clipping tickets anymore. Clipping of tickets is a tradition that goes back 150 years and was brought in to indicate that a ticket had been used. The article in the Telegraph explained that …

Wow – What a scorcher!

Well it looks like we are heading for a scorcher of a day in Telford! Telford Steam Railway is open as usual, so why not pop down for a ride on the train or tram and then an ice cream in the Cafe?

May Bank Holiday weekend

Hello to everyone. With a glorious weather forecast on the horizon it is looking to be a busy weekend here at the Telford Steam Railway. With our heritage DMU running on Sunday and ‘Rocket’ in light steam to make sure it is fully fixed after being poorly, and not to forget our ever-present steam tram and model railway exhibition, then …

Calling all stall holders and charity sellers!

This Bank Holiday weekend we have a number of spaces available for anyone who would like a stall to tout their wares or charity items. Each space will be £5 and you should contact Jacky McCusker at catering@telfordsteamrailway.co.uk to book.  

TELFORD STEAM RAILWAY EARNS 2016 TRIPADVISOR CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE

We were pleased to find out that today our the hard work and the dedication of our volunteers has been recognised by receiving a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence. Now in its sixth year, the achievement celebrates hospitality businesses that have earned great traveller reviews on TripAdvisor over the past year. Certificate of Excellence recipients include accommodations, eateries and attractions located …

A springtime chill…..or Rocket has come down poorly!

After working extremely hard this season and after an especially hectic weekend with driving courses and passenger trains a plenty our stalwart steam loco, Rocket, seems to have come down poorly. A problem was found during the day today and despite the heroic efforts of our crew of Dave Angell, Andrew Fox, Phil McIver and ably assisted by Alan Binns …

Steam service today 22/05/2016

Please be advised that we are running steam services today Sunday 22/05/2016 despite our service status saying diesel. We are experiencing a few glitches on our website so please be assured that we are running our ever popular steam train ‘Rocket’.

Browse a book, new titles now in stock.

Here at the Telford Steam Railway we like a good read, especially when it comes to trains and railways. We are glad to announce a new range of titles are now in stock in our Gift Shop which should give the keen preservationist, rail historian and general enthusiast a wide selection to choose from. Retailing at £14.99 each these are …