Category Archives: “Other” railways

7¼” Gauge Society AGM at Echills Wood Railway, 25/09/10

We spent a few hours at Kingsbury Water Park during the day watching the locos running on the 7¼” gauge railway. Good variety of locos in action and the first time I have seen trains running on the extension to … Continue reading

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Had a week in Cornwall, that’s why no posts recently.

It’s never a good idea to let people know you’re away from home, but if you wondered why there were no postings, that was the reason. A few items of railway interest – saw “Lyd” at the Launceston Railway on … Continue reading

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GWR Toddington 02/09/10

Called in for a train ride today. The 4-2-2 “Iron Duke” replica was on temporary track in the car park. Our train was hauled by 2-8-0 no. 2807 & D8137. As the train could only run as far as Gotherington, … Continue reading

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Half price London Midland tickets.

http://www.londonmidland.com/tickets-and-fares/summer-rail-sale/ Make the most of it, valid until 5th September.

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Visit to Statfold Barn Railway, 27/03/10

Spent an enjoyable day at the above railway. 11 locos were in steam, and a Land Rover converted to run on narrow gauge track was also running. Plenty of photos to upload over the next few days

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Echills Wood Railway at Kingsbury Water Park

Instead of heading west today (towards Arley) I struggled with the car to make it go in an easterly direction, destination Kingsbury Water Park. Intention was to meet up with grandson, whose parents were visiting the park with their jet … Continue reading

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