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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 2020.   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 …

Issue 2 – The Diary of a Volunteer

Allan Oliver – Edits Mark Haynes Another busy day at Telford Steam Railway. Here are some of the highlights of the work our volunteers have carried out.  Carried out Track walk / inspection Some scrap metal has been sorted and moved.  Prepared some more wood and stacked it ready for use by the Tram Ongoing work to the Class 37 …

Dunlop at Telford Steam Railway

Issue 1 – The Diary of a Volunteer

Allan Oliver – Edits Mark Haynes Here is a insight to just a selection of the tasks our volunteers have undertaken over the past few weeks at Telford Steam Railway.  We have had Youth group sleep overs with track walks and camp fire. They have enjoyed their visit and we look forward to seeing them again shortly. General maintainance work …

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 …

UPDATE – Ironbridge Power Station Redevelopment

Telford Steam Railwaay has a meeting with network rail next week to discuss ways forward including accessing the redundant ‘Up’ line meaning both Telford Steam Railway and Network Rail trains could operate, an option Harworth are very keen to see happen. The railway from the Albert Edward bridge to the coal drops will be retained. The coal drops will be …

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 …