Kings Cross Footbridge Moving to Watercress Line

Kings Cross Footbridge Moving to Watercress Line

A famous wrought iron bridge at King’s Cross station which appeared on cinema and television screens worldwide, featuring in the Harry Potter films, is retiring to Hampshire this Christmas as part of the £500m redevelopment of the station. Network Rail … Continue reading

Sittingbourne & Kemsley Will Be Back in ’10

Following doubts about whether the Sittingbourne and Kemsley Light Railway will be in operation this year, it has been confirmed that trains will run in the last week of October. After two years of nail biting, hundreds of hours of … Continue reading

Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Page Added

A page on the Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway has been added to British Heritage Railways. This terrific little railway has a fascinating history. The idea of building a 15” gauge miniature main line with double track was the brainchild … Continue reading

Lavender Line Footplate Courses Resumed

Footplate training is an enjoyable and educational experience and now there are more of these popular courses available. Now that RSH 0-4-0 ST “Birkenhead” is in traffic on the Lavender Line they have been able to recommence their Saturday footplate … Continue reading