Winter maintenance

Now we’re closed for the winter, the focus is very much on winter maintenance and other projects. Two track gangs made good progress with changing sleepers and the ever-necessary, but […]


Saturday 6th November was the annual Member’s Day at Apedale. As an adjunct to proceedings, we were delighted to welcome Joan Howe, the last chairman (her word) of Newcastle-under-Lyme Civic […]


Many thanks to all who braved the weather to come and participate in the Apedale Halloween.

Alumni Day

We have been honoured to host some rather special guests today; as many know, the Moseley Railway Trust has its roots in a school project at Cheadle, near Stockport. A […]

Santa Specials – Update

Please note that the second weekend (December 18 & 19) is now sold out. Sunday 12 December is almost sold out – there are a very few compartments available on […]

Network Rail

We have welcomed a group from Network Rail for a corporate volunteering day. A small but effective team split to deliver two tasks. One team was tasked with removing 30 […]

Santa Claus is coming to town

We are delighted to announce that, after a year’s enforced absence, the Santa Special returns to Apedale. Bookings are now open for these very popular trains, which will run on […]

Another busy weekend…

Busy weekend at Apedale. The mini-digger hired in to support the Atkins event continued to re-shape the landscape, and it was good to see narrow gauge railway being used as […]

The Trojan Army

We have hosted a team from Atkins today. The team was made of of permanent way and overhead electrification engineers, and they put their collective knowledge to good work by […]