UK & Ireland Heritage Railways

22: Woody Bay on Lynton Barnstable Railway 11: Pway train on Pontypool and Blaenavon Railway. Photo supplied by Alistair Grieve 15: Passenger train on the Talyllyn Railway 57: Ransomes & Rapier 45t Steam Crane No RS1097/45 built for the GWR in 1940. Now at GCR. Photo by Malcolm Brown 46: Exterior & interior views of the sole surviving coach No 30 from the City & South London Railway. Photo by Malcolm Brown


Apologies if you were trying to access this website on Thursday or Friday last week. A fault with one of my ISP's servers meant that everything had to be restored from backup, a process that apparently took them 2 days to complete.

An independent guide to the entire heritage railway scene (including tramways and preserved steam trains) in the UK and Ireland. Whether you are a knowledgeable railway enthusiast or someone with a more casual interest looking for somewhere to visit, I hope you will find this website useful.



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