New Volunteer Liaison Officer – Phil McIver

We are pleased to announce that Phil McIver is stepping into a new role as our Volunteer Liaison Officer (along with all the many other roles Phil currently undertakes). Phil will be assisted by Jacky McCusker and Ian Loffman. The role will ensure each of our new volunteers follow all the necessary procedures and requirements when becoming a volunteer. When volunteers …

Coming Soon! Sleeper coach available for overnight stays!

New for the 2016 Season! We are working hard to get the Mk3 Sleeper coach, that resides in the center of the tram track, ready for use by visitors. We hope to be ready from April onwards!     A bit of history: A total of 208 vehicles were built at Derby Carriage and Wagon Works by British Rail Engineering Limited between …

January working parties

Closed season means that we can do some of the work that just isn’t possible when we have visitors, here is a selection of photo’s from January’s working parties. Photo’s by Jacky Mccusker. All new volunteers must undergo a PTS (Personal Track Safety) course before being allowed to go track side unsupervised, this must also be renewed every two years, …

Rocket

2016 Driver Experience courses, places now selling fast.

Our 2016 Driver Experience schedule has now been finalised and it is looking to be a busy year. With the new year now in full swing places are being snapped up so why not treat a loved one with a gift to drive a locomotive here at the Telford Steam Railway. You can choose from Full and Half Day, steam …

Rocket Fighting Fund…..and Rudolph put his feet up!

After the excitement and hard work that went in to running our Santa Specials in 2015 the Board of Directors of the Telford Steam Railway would like to place on record our sincerest thanks to all those generous people who donated so freely to the ‘Fighting Fund’. The total sum raised was exactly enough to cover the repair costs and …

A year in review and a look to the future.

  Review of 2015 2015 was a major milestone for the railway with the opening of the new Lawley village station on Saturday 4th April. The work was initiated in the early 2000’s, and what followed was a extensive civil engineering exercise to clear about 40,000 cubic meters of spoil from inside the Heath Hill Tunnel, and a further 15,000 …