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55 Years ago today!
21st July 2017
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55 Years ago today!

On the 21st July 1962 the Wellington to Craven Arms branch saw it’s last passenger service out of preservation, the line official closed on 22nd July but as it was a Sunday no passenger services ran. As a preserved railway we only open to the public on Sundays so it’s all turned around now! Loving […]

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Sleeper Coach – open for bookings!
23rd June 2017
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Sleeper Coach – open for bookings!

New for this year! After some delays to progress we are pleased to announce that the Mk3 Sleeper coach, that resides in the center of the tram track, is ready for use by visitors. We recommend visiting during the running season (Easter to September) but can make accommodation available outside of these date.     A […]

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Volunteer Open Day – 15th July
23rd June 2017
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Volunteer Open Day – 15th July

Ever thought of Volunteering? Telford Steam Railway is entirely run and managed by volunteers. Our volunteers come from all walks of life and have a wide of variety of different skills, but we all work together to make Telford Steam Railway what it is. As we start to think about extending our operations, make site […]

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Do you want to be part of The Polar Express?
24th April 2017
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Do you want to be part of The Polar Express?

Are you looking for evening (15:00 to 21:00 approx) paid theatrical work in December? Why not join us and be part of a dedicated team of memory makers for our showcase event! Auditions are being held 6 & 7th May 2017 at Telford Steam Railway. 4 types of roles are available (chef/ hobo/ conductors/ hero) Chef/Hobo and […]

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Vandalism 12 April 2017
13th April 2017
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Vandalism 12 April 2017

Normally we only like to post good news, this time we are very disappointed to be sharing bad news. On the evening of Wednesday 12th April 2017 Telford Steam Railway was struck with some mindless vandalism and on the 13th. And as volunteers were cleaning up, the perpetrators who are believed to be 3 children […]

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28th March 2017
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Polar Express : Why do we do it? Three days into selling Polar Express Tickets for 2017, and with nearly 50% of available tickets bought, we thought it would be a good time to explain a bit about why a small, 100% volunteer run Steam Railway, decided to take on such a mammoth event. Who […]

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Telford Steam Railway – 2016 in review
9th March 2017
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Telford Steam Railway – 2016 in review

  It is at this time of year, as we head towards the AGM, that we like to think about what we accomplished over the past year and what we are hoping for the next. 2016 was an exceptionally successful year for Telford Steam Railway. Easter saw an increase in visitor numbers over 2015, and […]

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All set for Easter Weekend!
9th March 2017
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All set for Easter Weekend!

Easter weekend is the first weekend of the running season at Telford Steam Railway. This Easter we will have a free to enter raffle and Easter egg hunt. We look forward to welcoming you to the railway, lets hope the weather is good! Our first train departs from Spring Village at 11am and our last […]

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