Diesel Gala – roster

We have published the roster for the Diesel Gala – June 25 & 26. Please click on the Events tab for more information, or go direct from here.

Dinorwic Refresher

In preparation for the Welsh Slate Day event, the three Dinorwic wagons have been receiving a rather overdue rub down and repaint. These wagons were pretty much the last project […]

Orenstein Arrival

We are delighted to announce an addition to the steam loco fleet at Apedale. Orenstein and Koppel number 5662 was constructed at O&K’s works at Potsdam, and was new in […]

Hunslet Training Day

A crew training day on the War Office Locomotive Trust’s Hunslet 1215 today meant two locos in steam and lots of diesels buzzing around the site. It felt like a […]

World Wickham Day

Today is World Wickham Day. 100 years ago, on this very day in 1922, the first Wickham rail trolley was despatched from Ware, Hertfordshire. Within the Moseley Railway Trust collection […]

Easter Eggs and Engineering

Wonderful to see so many visitors enjoying a train ride (and spotting the Easter Eggs) at Apedale over the weekend. The Hudswell steam loco did the duty. Behind the scenes, […]

e-coal on trial

First steam day of the 2022 season, with Hudswell Clarke 1238 doing the duty. And a trial of the “e-coal” product. This is a product claimed to be more sustainable […]

First day of the season

First day of the 2022 operating season, and gratifying to see plenty of people getting out and having a ride on the train. Plenty going on in the workshops as […]

Welcome home…

We are pleased to announce that Baguley 1695 of 1928 has returned to Apedale. This loco has been on extended loan to Perrygrove whilst we were very short of shed […]