Service Guide

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The project to restore the Brighton Belle was launched at the National Railway Museum in June 2009. Since then, the dilapidated motor cars and trailers – more than 80 years old – have been progressively restored by the professional rail engineering firms, Rampart Engineering and Pindari, in the Brighton Belle Shed at Barrow Hill, near Chesterfield.

A1 Steam Locomotive Trust
The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, a registered charity, built Peppercorn class A1 Pacific No. 60163 Tornado. After 18 years of construction and fundraising the £3m locomotive was completed in August 2008. Tornado is now fulfilling the dream, hauling specials on the main line and giving joy to thousands of passengers and linesiders who want to witness the legend in action. You can be part of this by travelling with us or by becoming a covenantor, helping us to raise the funds to keep the dream alive.

200x90-acmodelA C Models
Stockists of Bachmann, Graham Farish, Hornby, Peco, Scalextric, HPi R/C cars and much much more

200x90-arrowfilesArrow File
One of the UK’s foremost companies specialising in collectable archival storage. It has developed an unrivalled reputation for providing Unique Storage, Organising and Presentation Solutions – from Photographic images, CDs/ DVDs to a wide range of Collectables and Memorabilia including historical documents, stamps, coins, postcards, medals, rail and bus tickets, the list is endless. Quote HRWEB10 for your introductory 10% discount

Bodmin & Wenford Railway Plc.
Welcome aboard Cornwall’s premier steam railway.

Calders & Grandidge
Calders & Grandidge is one of the oldest and most well respected names in the UK pressure treated timber sector.  We have over 100 years’ experience providing timber poles, railway sleepers, gates and fencing to the UK and European markets. As holders of an ISO 9001 certificate, we are committed to ensuring only the finest quality goods and services are offered to our customers.

Chasewater Railway
Chasewater Railway operates heritage steam and diesel trains on Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays March to November, most Saturdays from Easter to October and certain weekdays throughout the summer. The Railway operates passenger trains from  Brownhills West and Chasewater Heaths stations to Chasetown Church Street, with an intermediate halt at Norton Lakeside . A round trip of nearly 4 miles. Take a look at our special events page by clicking the link.

Corris Railway
The Corris Railway was the first Narrow Gauge railway in Mid-Wales. Built originally in 1859 as a 2’ 3″ gauge horse-hauled tram road, steam locomotives arrived in 1878 and passengers were carried from 1883 to 1930 closing in 1948. The Corris Railway Museum opened in 1970 and passenger services recommenced in 2002, with regular steam-hauled services returning in 2005, operated by volunteer members of the Corris Railway Society.

Great Central Railwayana Auctions
We are the leading specialist auctioneers for all items of Railwayana, from a Luggage Label to a Locomotive Nameplate. Great Central Railwayana Limited holds live Great Central Railwayana Auctions at The Royal Show Ground, Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire, Sheffield Railwayana Postal Auctions, bi-monthly Railway Ticket Postal Auctions, occasional live Railway Ticket Auctions at the Charing Cross Hotel, Strand, London and two further live Sales of General Railwayana at Bloxham each year. If you have any hardware items such as nameplates, cabsides, smokeboxes, shedplates, totems, targets, signalling items, clocks, railway lamps or paperwork items such as tickets, posters, carriage prints, pre-grouping timetables, notices etc. that you wish to sell, please contact us.

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Head of Steam is located on the 1825 route of the Stockton & Darlington Railway. The museum is devoted to the area formerly served by the North Eastern Railway, and the railway industry of Darlington. Exhibits include Stephenson’s ‘Locomotion No 1’, and ‘Derwent’, the earliest surviving Darlington built locomotive, on loan from the National Railway Museum. Open all year round, please see our website for more details.

IntoTheBlue is a UK based family run experience days company that has been at the forefront of the industry since 1996. With experiences for every occasion – including train driving and gourmet train dining days – you’ll be sure to make a memory that will last a life time.

The LMS Patriot Company Ltd.
Our project aims: • To build a new ‘Patriot’ steam locomotive to the original Sir Henry Fowler parallel boiler design, capable of running on the mainline. • To create the new Royal British Legion Endorsed National Memorial engine, named ‘The Unknown Warrior’. • To be complete in time for the 100th Anniversary of the Armistice in 2018. – Help us achieve our aim with a donation, sponsorship, or a loan. The new National Memorial Engine will be a unique contribution to the 2018 Armistice Day Centenary commemorations, and a permanent memorial to all fallen servicemen and women.

Locomotion Books
Pocket guides to the preserved steam locomotives of Great Britain • Ex Mainline Standard Gauge Steam Locomotives • Ex Industrial Standard Gauge Steam Locomotives • Non Standard Gauge (15″ to Broad Gauge) Steam Locomotives. Each book contains full listings including locations and is illustrated with full colour photographs. Only £6.99 each (plus P+P). Available direct from the publisher.

200x90-meridienneMeridienne Exhibitions
Meridienne Exhibitions have been presenting leading exhibitions for modellers and hobbyists since 1978. Our portfolio includes a range of six successful events attracting over 40,000 visitors annually.
• International N Gauge Show – 10th & 11th September 2016 • Midlands Model Engineering Exhibition 13th – 16th October 2016 • International Model Boat Show – 11th – 13th November 2016 • London Model Engineering Exhibition – 20th – 22nd January 2017 • Model Tractor Show – 12th February 2017 • Midlands Garden Rail Show – 18th & 19th March 2017. We look forward to welcoming you to one of our exhibitions.

Railway Employees & Public Transport Association
Not for Profit Benefits Organisation-Membership open to all rail & transport industry staff, active or retired, including immediate family. TFL staff & families eligible to join.-Only £4 per year- Click to join now!! Pages of benefits & discounts eg High Street stores via Love2Shop or vouchers.- New for 2016- Haven Holidays, Forest Holidays, Fred Olsen Cruises, Phoenix Artist Club.”

Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway
For the past 90 years the Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway has been an integral part of the landscape of the Romney Marsh. Known as “Kent’s Mainline in Miniature”, our World Famous one-third full size Steam & Diesel locomotives have powered their way along the 13½ miles of track from the Cinque Port town of Hythe, terminating in Dungeness; a National Nature Reserve and one of the largest shingle landscapes in the world. With 4 stations in between, all within walking distance of a beach, our railway provides you with an opportunity to explore this unique corner of Kent. Coast & country walks, with all manner of wildlife & flora to be seen, cycle rides, medieval churches and iconic Lighthouses are all on our doorstep.

P2 Steam Locomotive Company Ltd.
The P2 Steam Locomotive Company has been established to build a new Gresley class P2 Mikado, No. 2007 Prince of Wales, at its Darlington Locomotive Works. We will use the latest computer aided design and modelling techniques to realise the potential of the original design and estimate that No. 2007 Prince of Wales will cost around £5m to build over a 7-10 year period. As with Tornado, funds will be raised through regular monthly donations, dedicated donations, The Boiler Club, The Mikado Club, commercial sponsorship and other methods as the project proceeds.

Surplus & Outdoors
For Railway Clothing, Hats and Accessories. 38 CombertonHill, Kidderminster, Worcestershire DY10 1QN. See our website or pay us a visit (closed Wednesday & Sunday) 01562 863464

Welbeck Appartments
Whether visiting the Isle of Man for business or pleasure, with a range of spacious hotel rooms and Self Catering Apartments the George family welcome you to the award winning Welbeck Hotel Isle of Man. The hotel is open throughout the year to help ensure your stay in the beautiful Isle of Man is both enjoyable and successful. Located in the centre of Douglas this 3 star hotel offers a great choice of holiday accommodation in the Isle of Man.

The Ecclesbourne Valley is one of Derbyshire’s most lovely and unspoilt valleys, stretching from the northern outskirts of Derby, at Duffield, to Wirksworth, an ancient market town known as the Gem of the Peak. The delightful town of Wirksworth offers a variety of cosy pubs, bistros, cafes and traditional shops, with a regular market on Tuesdays, a Farmer’s Market on the first Saturday of each month. The Ecclesbourne Valley Railway has a reputation for a friendly welcome to all and we very much hope you will enjoy your visit to us and to this lovely corner of Derbyshire.