Category: Volunteers

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...

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...

Levelling track at WH

July 2019 Update

After recovering from the open weekend, volunteers met at the end of July to continue with maintenance. Track work involved removing some twist from the track at Wesleys’ Halt and fixing the track movement...

June 2019 Work Party

June saw a lot of progress on the railway. The crossing panel was lifted and its rotten sleepers replaced with new ones which provide the correct cant for the area. For now, it is...

April 2019 Work Party

Preparations were made for the open weekend at the end of the month, along with the grand unveiling of our brand new coaches. These are unlikely to be commissioned in time for the open...