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A New Siding
5th June 2019
Author: Shaun Owen

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 …

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UPDATE – Ironbridge Power Station Redevelopment
22nd May 2019
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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 …

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Service Announcement
4th May 2019
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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!

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Track Maintenance – WC 29th Oct 2018
28th October 2018
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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 …

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Steaming to Ironbridge website! Powerstation public consultation this week!
8th October 2018
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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 …

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Food Standards Agency Success
8th October 2018
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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 …

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Shrewsbury Model Railway Show October 2018
29th September 2018
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Shrewsbury Model Railway Show October 2018

Telford Steam Railway will be attending the Shrewsbury Model Railway Show at The United Reformed Church, Coleham Head, Shrewsbury, SY3 7BJ on Saturday 20th October 2018.    This is a very exciting event as this will be the first model railway show in Shrewsbury for quite some time. There will be a variety of display layouts in various gauges, trade stands and the chance to interact …

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Sunday 30th September – Service Announcement
26th September 2018
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Sunday 30th September – Service Announcement

*This will be the last service announcement of the season*   Telford Steam Railway will be open this Sunday as our last rnning service of the season with the Diesel Loco Class 08 08757 pulling passenger trains on the standard gauge line. In addition to this, we have the fantastic model and miniature railways open for business. The Steam Tram …

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