Steam training day or gala?

Two “new” steam locos have recently arrived at the Apedale site. They are Orenstein & Koppel 5662, and Avonside 2066 “Ogwen”. “Ogwen” is a return visitor, having previously been with […]

Driver Experience

We have hosted one of our Footplate Experience Days for Mike and Jason. I think it’s fair to say that both enjoyed the experience enormously. The afternoon Steam Experience starts […]


We are delighted to announce that our volunteer team has been recognised by a Commendation at the Newcastle under Lyme Support Staffordshire Volunteer Star Awards. Three of the team – […]

Diesel Gala Roster

We are pleased to provide details of the loco roster for the Diesel Gala – June 25 & 26. Full details for the event can be found on the Events […]

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 […]