UK & Ireland Heritage Railways

56: Belfast and County Down Railway carriage (interior and exterior) preserved at Downpatrick. Photo by Mark Dewell 53: Restored wagons on Talyllyn Railway. Photo by Malcolm Brown 5: Haverthwaite Station on Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway. Photo by Mark Dewell 32: DMUs at Wirksworth on Ecclesbourne Valley Railway. Photo by Mark Dewell 10: Steam train at night on Old Kiln Light Railway. Photo supplied by Matt Bentley


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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