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January 2017 work updates
14th February 2017
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January 2017 work updates

We might be closed to the public but January can be a very busy time at Telford Steam Railway. It is during the closed season that all those jobs get done that we can’t do while we have visitors, after all you wouldn’t decorate your house while you have family staying would you? During Winter/Spring […]

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Merry Christmas and Thank You!
24th December 2016
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Merry Christmas and Thank You!

The Trustees, Volunteers and Staff at Telford Steam Railway would like to thank you all for Believing, and choosing to ride on The Polar Express Train Ride with us. Your support, patience, photographs, videos and reviews have really made it a great event for us too! We would like to wish you all the Merriest […]

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Jingle Bells? NO – It’s Wedding Bells!!!
17th December 2016
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Jingle Bells? NO – It’s Wedding Bells!!!

Telford Steam Railway staff on the Polar Express Train Ride had the great pleasure of seeing a marriage proposal on Thursday 15th December. Julie and Allen had travelled from Lincolnshire, after Julie’s daughter had bought them the tickets. We wish Julie and Allen all the best for the future!

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They’re Coming!
3rd November 2016
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They’re Coming!

We are very (VERY!) pleased to announce that the tickets for The Polar Express Train Ride are on their way! Due to the volume of tickets we have posted it may take up to 14 days for them to reach you, so we would appreciate it if you could wait until after the 21st November […]

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Summer 2016 Photo Competition Results
4th October 2016
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Summer 2016 Photo Competition Results

Many thanks for all the entries to the photo competition that we ran over the summer, we loved seeing them all! The board met on Friday 30th September and voted on the entries and the results are listed below. Winners will also be notified by email and arrangements made for the prizes to be sent […]

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Telford Steam Railway from the Air
7th September 2016
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Telford Steam Railway from the Air

One of our Volunteers has recently “invested” in a drone for taking video and photographs. Here are some of his first shots of the railway around Spring Village. We expect more to come and future updates on YouTube! Loco Shed, Spring Village and the pool A glimpse of the future, eyeing up the and our […]

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German Artillery spotted! New Menu for Cafe!
23rd August 2016
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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 […]

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Blitz spirit in full effect in Spring Village!
22nd August 2016
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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 […]

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Important Announcement!!!
21st August 2016
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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 […]

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