London Transport Miniature Railway Latest News

March 2020

NB: This update has been written towards the end of March 2020. With the developing situation regarding Coronavirus, the team were acutely aware this could potentially be the last get together for a while....

February 2020

February was an interesting month with storms most weekends. Luckily these didn’t fall on our working weekends, although our fences were blown over. Inspections revealed very little damage was done. The ticket office received...

January 2020

January was a busy month for our volunteers. During our December event, it was found that our mess room roof was leaking. January’s job was to replace the felt before too much damage was...

Christmas 2019

Volunteers met in December for the annual “Mince Pie Run”. We ran a train or two to relax at the end of a year of hard work. The relaxed nature of the day also...

November 2019 work party

The weather was with the team today, as a manner of tidy up jobs were done. The ground was sodden but there was a mass leaf clearance (there really were leaves on the line…...

October 2019 Update

Our team of volunteers continued maintenance on the railway in the rain. This time the work included the installation of insulation to the carriage shed to help protect our rolling stock and a start...

September 2019 Open Weekend

Thanks for visiting us for the September open weekend! It was a challenging weekend but we still managed to run a good service, carrying 1705 passengers. We welcomed back our Sarah Siddons Locomotive after...

September 2019 work party

As we ready ourselves for the September open weekend, work was undertaken to ready our most popular loco, Sarah Siddons for running. Andrew Janes explains. Sarahs ‘A’ motor worked but the pinion gear detached...