Hot Track

A bit hot for heavy track work this weekend. But we have an important and exciting arrival this week, so we must press on and get the job done. Triple […]

Stanhope Returns

Today saw Kerr, Stuart steam loco “Stanhope” haul it first trains since its ten-year overhaul – its second since rebuild from scrap condition. Driven by the owner and fired by […]

Welcome Back Stanhope

Just a quick reminder that this coming weekend will see the return to traffic of Kerr, Stuart steam loco “Stanhope” following its recent overhaul. Trains will run Saturday, Sunday and […]

Family re-union

We have had the honour of hosting a visit from the family of the late Mr David Jeffcoat. Mr Jeffcoat, who lived in Haslemere, was a life-long railway enthusiast. Amongst […]

Mission Possible

The defined objective for the Saturday Team at Apedale was to reach the point where a loco could drive from the existing railway network and into the new shed. As […]

Launching the Ark Royal

Good to see lots of smiling faces during the Teddy Bear’s Outing event. Despite the terrible Monday weather, a number of other tasks were undertaken. The three-way point which will […]

Site progress

Lots of activity during a very pleasant sunny spring day at Apedale. In no particular order…. Stanhope was receiving finishing touches after its ten-year overhaul. Hunslet 1215 was being re-assembled […]

We’re Back….

We are pleased to confirm that we will re-open to the public from Saturday 17th April. We will be running a steam loco on that day to mark the start […]

Getting ready to welcome you back

Sadly, we cannot re-open to the public until April 17th – a real shame, as the Easter weekend weather has been unseasonally sunny thus far. However, we have been able […]