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Battlefield Line During its heyday Shackerstone was a busy junction station. In 1922, no fewer than five trains a day in each direction passed through between Ashby and Nuneaton. Motor trains worked by the LNWR also operated from Shackerstone.
Bluebell Railway The volunteer run Bluebell Line was the UK’s first preserved standard gauge passenger railway, re-opening part of the Lewes to East Grinstead line of the old London Brighton & South Coast Railway in 1960. Whilst noted for its Southern rolling stock, the Bluebell is also home to two operational LNWR carriages, and owns the sole surviving locomotive from the North London Railway (later part of the LNWR).
Buckinghamshire Railway Society Our Centre is based around the Victorian built Quainton Road railway station located 6 miles north of Aylesbury. There is an extensive passenger carrying miniature railway as well as a 25,000 square foot museum to visit.
Carnforth Station Carnforth Station and the nearby railways. Carnforth Railway Station was opened in 1846 by the Lancaster and Carlisle Railway Company as a roadside “second class” station, and was originally just a single platform.
East Lancashire Railway It was opened in 1846 to link the Manchester to Bolton line with Radcliffe and was a popular passenger and freight route which served the Irwell Valley from Bury, via Ramsbottom, to Rawtenstall and beyond.
The Furness Railway As the name implies, the Trust has an affinity with the old Furness Railway, which operated in part of what is now Cumbria between 1846 and 1923. But our activities go wider than this…
Nene Valley Railway Britain’s number one International Steam Railway which is home for a wide range of British and European engines and carriages situated near Peterborough, UK.
Northampton & Lamport Railway A classic steam and heritage diesel operated railway set in the Northamptonshire countryside.
Pontypool & Bleanavon Railway Located high on bleak mountain moorland in the county of Torfae and is well worth a visit not only for its setting; the steepest gradients on a preserved railway in Great Britain – but also for the wide variety of stock located there.
The Railway Age A family destination, including LNWR Steam Locomotive CORNWALL.
Welsh Highland Railway Opened in 1923, the Welsh Highland Railway was formed by the merger of several much older railways: the Croesor Tramway, the North Wales Narrow Gauge Railways, and the Portmadoc, Beddgelert and South Snowdon Railway.