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Driving Experience Update – New Dates to be announced shortly.

We know many of you are eagerly awaiting booking driving experiences. We are just in the process of confirming our dates for 2019.   Once we have the dates, times & pricing available we will, of course, update you all. Many thanks for your continued interest. Telford Steam Railway

End of the Season

It’s been a busy season at Telford Steam Railway. A huge thanks to everyone for their support this year. We have seen lots of visitors this year and we hope to see you all again next year.  It is amazing how often people tell us they didn’t realise we run our railway completely with volunteers, but that is exactly what …

Issue 3 – The Diary of a Volunteer

Allan Oliver – Edits Mark Haynes Today at the railway …. Work continues on the TSO coaches with a window fixed and now operating, toilet door fixed so that it now opens correctly and the floor covering that was catching has been solved. The water leak has been solved I believe. We continue to lay paving, with blocks and a …

A New Siding

When the directors were discussing what it would take to ‘unlock’ the work in the yard at Spring Village last year the Chairman (I am led to believe) remarked ‘the 3 way point’. Some of us followed Nick Aston down the yard the following weekend and had a play with what point shoes we could lay our hands on to …

Dunlop at Telford Steam Railway

Service Announcement

Our amazing engineers have been working extremely hard and we are pleased to say that Dunlop No6 will be pulling passengers tomorrow. We must admit it was nice to dust off the DMU today!

Track Maintenance – WC 29th Oct 2018

During the coming week we will have contractors onsite doing track maintenance ready for the upcoming festive season.   We know that we have a few people, on the naughty list, who use our track as short cuts in the week. If this applies to you it would be wise to find an alternate route, or you are likely to …

3 weeks left to respond to the Ironbridge Power Station Consultation

Quick reminder!   The developer that has bought the Ironbridge Power Station (Harworth Group) has a website with details on how to give your views on their proposals. Our favorite is currently option 2 as it has less housing around the railway track.   The Website is open until 9th November and is located here Ironbridge Regeneration   Our website with …

Steaming to Ironbridge website! Powerstation public consultation this week!

In preparation for the public consultation over the future use of the former Ironbridge powerstation site, Telford Steam Railway is pleased to announce a new website detailing our proposals for running heritage trains into the Ironbridge Gorge.   The website is located at https://steamingtoironbridge.co.uk/   Telford Steam Railway will have representatives available during the consultation, which is being held on Thursday …

Food Standards Agency Success

A short but (very) sweet update today.. Telford Steam Railway would like to share the recent success of achieving 5 stars once again with the Food Standards Agency within our tearoom.   The Furnances Tearoom provides an array of delicious foods from teacakes to sausage sandwiches, to fuel your body when riding along the heritage railway!   All of the volunteers within …

Travelling on the Polar Express Train Ride? – Need a hotel?

This year we have again partnered up with the Telford Whitehouse Hotel (No Donald Trump doesn’t live there!) to offer a convenient hotel for guests. The hotel is a short drive from our park and ride and has full leisure facilities.   Prices are £65 for a double/twin room (up to 2 guests) or £75 for a family room (up to 4 …