UK & Ireland Heritage Railways

16: China Clay wagon and Fruit Van at Didcot. Photo supplied by Pete Speller 57: Ransomes & Rapier 45t Steam Crane No RS1097/45 built for the GWR in 1940. Now at GCR. Photo by Malcolm Brown 18: Freight on the Tanfield Railway. Photo supplied by Graham and Fiona Wilkinson 43: Freight train at Chatham Historic Dockyard. Photo by Tony Page 12: Exhibition hall at National Tramway Museum, Crich. Photo by Mark Dewell


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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