Appleby Frodingham Railway - Appleby Frodingham Railway Preservation Society are based on the Scunthorpe site of Corus one of the worlds major metals companies.
Astley Green Colliery Museum - On the edge of Chat Moss, in an area once full of collieries, lies the picturesque village of Astley Green.
Avon Valley Railway - The Avon Valley Railway is more than just a train ride, offering a whole new experience for some or a nostalgic memory for others.
Barrow Hill Roundhouse Railway Centre - We hope you will find something to interest you during your visit to the site of Britain's last operational roundhouse.
Bideford & Instow Railway Group - Situated along the southern banks of the Taw and Torridge Rivers in scenic North Devon, the branch was closed to passengers in 1965 and to freight in 1982. The trackbed now forms part of the Tarka Trail.
The Bodmin & Wenford Railway - The Bodmin & Wenford Railway is a Standard Gauge Railway that operates mainly steam locomotives over a distance of 6˝ miles (10.4 km) in the County of Cornwall.
The Caledonian Railway Association - The Caledonian Railway Association
The Caledonian Railway - A visit to the Caledonian Railway is a wonderful day out for all the family, whatever the weather, with a wide variety of things to do and see. The unique Victorian terminus at Brechin has lots of period charm and atmosphere, and having boarded your train you will journey back in time as you travel the falling grade to Bridge of Dun.
Carnforth Station - Carnforth Railway Station was opened in 1846 by the Lancaster and Carlisle Railway Company as a roadside "second class" station, and was originally just a single platform. It is now thought that the original Lancaster and Carlisle station building, is the building that in later years became the Carnforth station refreshment room.
Class 50 - Welcome to the largest online collection of Class 50 photographs! This site contains a total of over 1,300 photo's featuring all fifty 50's, contributed by more than 45 photographers.
The Cumbrian Railways Association - The Cumbrian Railways Association was formed in 1976 in order to foster a widening interest in the fascinating history of the railways of Cumbria.
Industrial History of Cumbria - A guide to industrial activity in Cumbria during the centuries up to the present day.
The Dean Forest Railway - The Dean Forest Railway Society (DFRS) was formed in 1970 to become the volunteer support organisation for the Dean Forest Railway (DFR), whose objective was to preserve the last remaining section of the Severn & Wye Railway.
Devon Railway Centre - Devon Railway Centre is primarily the work of Matthew Giquel with help from a small, but dedicated, group of volunteers. The site was taken over from Devon County Council in February 1997 after 34 years of dereliction and decay.
Didcot Railway Centre - Didcot Railway Centre, home of the Great Western Society and its unique collection of Great Western Railway steam engines, coaches, wagons, buildings and small relics.
The Downpatrick & Co. Down Railway - The railway was founded in 1985 and is the only Irish-standard gauge (5'3") heritage railway in Ireland.
Derwent Railway Society - The Derwent Railway Society is based in Cockermouth, Cumbria, England. It was formed in 1979 and is dedicated to the preservation of local railway artifacts and railway heritage in Cumbria.
East Lancashire Railway - East Lancashire Railway from Heywood to Rawtenstall
East Anglian Railway Museum - The Museum is a registered charity. We have a comprehensive collection of period railway architecture and engineering in East Anglia, which will interest both the young and young at heart.
East Somerset Railway - The East Somerset Railway is an ex-Great Western Railway branchline running through the Mendip hills near Shepton Mallet, Somerset, UK. Steam trains run all year, with a 5-mile round trip through the rolling countryside.
Eden Valley Railway Trust - Eden Valley Railway Trust a Member of the Heritage Railway Association
Embsay & Bolton Abbey Steam Railway - Travel between Embsay station, built in 1888, and the new award-winning station at Bolton Abbey. Your journey takes you through picturesque Yorkshire Dales scenery.
Fairbourne & Barmouth Steam Railway - The Little Railway with a Big Heart is situated on the Mid-Wales coast on the South side of the Mawddach Estuary. Fairbourne village is located halfway between Tywyn and Dolgellau, just off the A493. It is served by both the Cambrian Coast railway, operated by Arriva, and by Arriva Cymru's No 28 bus service.
The Furness Railway Trust - The Furness Railway Trust with assets like 1863-built Furness Railway Number 20 and the ex Furness and North London Railway coach - is also working to keep the memory of the Furness Railway alive.
Funicular Railways - There are many funicular railways, which are commonly known as cliff railways, this website has detailed descriptions about the ones that I know about in the UK and the Isle of Man.
The Glyn Valley Tramway online - Running through the ancient Welsh county of Denbigh, close to the border with England, the narrow-gauge Glyn Valley Tramway served the Ceiriog Valley from 1873 until 1935, carrying granite from Hendre and slate from Glyn Ceiriog to the Shropshire Union Canal and the Great Western Railway at Chirk.
Great Central Railway - One of the few places in the world where scheduled full size steam trains pass in motion on double track.
The Gwili Railway - The Gwili Railway is a living reminder of a Great Western Railway branch line set in the breathtaking Carmarthenshire hills.
Rheilffordd Ffestiniog Railway - The Ffestiniog Railway is the Oldest Independent Railway Company in the World.
Isle of Wight Steam Railway - The Isle of Wight once boasted 54 miles of railway, most of which was closed between 1952 and 1966. However its unique atmosphere has been perfectly preserved by the largely volunteer-run Isle of Wight Steam Railway, which began operating trains in 1971.
Heritage Railway Association - The Heritage Railway Association represents the majority of heritage and tourist railways and railway preservation groups within both the U.K, and Ireland.
Industrial Narrow Gauge Railways - The home of industrial narrow gauge railways. This web site has been built to record information regarding current industrial and commercial narrow gauge railways operating throughout Europe.
The Industrial Railway Society - The Industrial Railway Society was founded in 1949 as the Birmingham Locomotive Club - Industrial Locomotive Information Section. The Society is the leading organization in the United Kingdom devoted to the study of all aspects, and all gauges, of privately owned industrial railways and locomotives, both at home and overseas. Collieries, opencast coal pits, steel works, gas works, peat bogs, Ministry of Defence depots, engineering works, docks, electric power stations are all covered by the Society.
Launceston Steam Railway - The Launceston Steam Railway links the historic town of Launceston with the hamlet of Newmills. The line runs for two and a half miles through the glorious Kensey Valley along the trackbed of the old North Cornwall Railway.
Llanberis Lake Railway - The Llanberis Lake Railway will be the highlight of your visit to Snowdonia. From your seat in the comfortable enclosed coaches you can enjoy spectacular views of Snowdon and the surrounding high mountains.
Lynton & Barnstaple Railway - The Lynton & Barnstaple Railway in North Devon, is one of the world's most famous and picturesque narrow gauge railways. Passengers can now travel along part of the original route within the Exmoor National Park above the Heddon Valley near Parracombe.
The Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway Society - The L&YR Society is devoted to the research and dissemination of information about the Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway throughout its 75 years of existence and beyond.
London and North Western Railway Society - A friendly Society that aims to collect and disseminate information about the London and North Western Railway, its constituents and its successors
Mid Hants Railway - Watercress Line - The railway runs 10 miles from Alresford to Alton, on the way visiting Ropley and Medstead & Four Marks.
Middleton Railway - The Middleton Railway Trust is a registered museum (with re:SOURCE registration number RD2114) whose aim is to preserve the historic Middleton Railway and the products of the Leeds locomotive building industry.
Isle of Mull Railway - This is Scotland's original and only island passenger railway. The terminal at Craignure is reached by the 80 car/1000 passenger Isle of Mull ferry from Oban and the crossing is only 40 minutes. Oban lies just over 100 miles (160 km) from Glasgow on Scotland's west coast. The Railway Timetable links in with most ferry sailings.
North Norfolk Railway - The North Norfolk Railway offers a 10.5 mile round trip by steam train (vintage diesel trains on some journeys) through a delightful area of North Norfolk designated as being of outstanding natural beauty.
Midland Railway - Midland Railway Website
Mid-Norfolk Railway - The Mid-Norfolk Railway Preservation Trust was established in 1995 with the aim of buying and restoring the then-disused line between the Norfolk market towns of Dereham and Wymondham. We currently own 28km (17.5 miles) of track and trackbed through central Norfolk's most attractive countryside, making us one of the largest preserved railways in the UK today.
Northampton & Lamport Railway - The Northampton & Lamport Railway is a steam and heritage diesel operated tourist railway located in the Northamptonshire countryside just 5 miles from Northampton, within easy reach of the motorway network.
The Penrith-Keswick Railway Reinstatement Project - The project to reopen the Penrith-Keswick Railway as a modern Railway
Rail Centre - Age of Steam - STOCKTON & DARLINGTON RAILWAY
Cambrian Railways Museum - Owned & operated by the Cambrian Railways Society, Oswestry, Shropshire.
Peak Rail - PEAK RAIL on the Web
Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway - The Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway was started in 1980, and is operated exclusively by volunteers who form the Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway Company (1983) Ltd. and its support group the Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway Society.
Railscot - This website presents a history of Scotland's railways.
Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway - The Railway carries in the region of 120,000 visitors per year, making it the most popular privately owned attraction in the Western Lake District. At least 7-trains per day run between mid-March and the end of October, while in the high summer this increases to an intensive 16-trains on the busier days of each week.
Ribble Steam Railway - Here you will find information from our latest news to the railway's history - a stock list detailing our exhibits details of how to join the railway as a member and information about planned events.
Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway - First opened to traffic in July 1927 as the 'World's Smallest Public Railway' and now covering a distance of 13.5 miles from the picturesque Cinque Port of Hythe, near the channel tunnel, to the fishermans cottages and lighthouses at Dungeness.
The Settle-Carlisle Railway - This web site celebrates the diverse and varied attractions of the Settle-Carlisle Railway – a line steeped in history but with a regular scheduled service, forming part of the National Rail Network, allowing access to the area and views of some of the finest scenery in Britain.
The Settle - Carlisle Railway - Site giving information on the Carlisle - Settle Railway
Sittingbourne & Kemsley Light Railway - The Sittingbourne & Kemsley Light Railway, is the preserved southern half of the former Bowater's Industrial Railway, which, until 1969, was used to convey both raw materials and finished paper products between the mills at Sittingbourne and Kemsley, and the docks at Ridham. The railway was a 24 hour a day operation, and an integral part of the production process. Today things move at a more leisurely pace, and the SKLR is the perfect place to unwind and relax—with or without the kids!
Somerset & Dorset Railway - The Somerset & Dorset Railway Trust is dedicated to all matters relating to the Somerset & Dorset Joint Railway and its associated undertakings.
Spa Valley Railway - The Spa Valley Railway runs for 3˝ miles through the picturesque Kentish Weald countryside between the town of Royal Tunbridge Wells and the village of Groombridge, stopping off in between at High Rocks.
Stainmore Railway Company - Stainmore Railway Company at Kirkby Stephen East. In 1996, the building and site were purchased by Stainmore Properties Ltd (SPL) for use as the eastern terminus of a proposed preserved railway from Appleby East.
Swansea Vale Railway - The Swansea Vale Railway, situated in the Lower Swansea Valley, is a relic
of the industrial revolution. Its origins lie in 1816 when Scott's Tramroad was constructed to transport coal from Scott's Pit, near Birchgrove, to wharves on the River Tawe nearly four miles to the South. The engine house of Scott's Pit (pictured left), can still be seen next to the M4 between junctions 44 and 45.
Swindon & Cricklade Railway - Based on the site of Blunsdon Station between Swindon and Cirencester, the line uses part of the trackbed of the former Midland & South Western Junction Railway.
The South Devon Railway Trust - The South Devon Railway Trust
South Tynedale Railway - The official internet pages of the South Tynedale Railway Preservation Society, which operates and maintains the railway.
Stately Trains - Stately Trains comprises a selection fine Victorian carriages that have been restored by Stephen Middleton. Some being donated in poor condition by museums and preserved railways to Stephen for rapid restoration and return to service. Since 1996 he has won four awards from the Heritage Railway Association and the Transport Trust for his restoration and outstanding contribution to railway preservation.
Tom Jenkin's Personal Web Pages - This site shows the topics that interest me in the world of model & prototype railways. There are pages on historic items, photographic, technical and engineering aspects, also on this site are pages on scale railway modelling and the layouts and model projects I am or have been involved with.
Trackbed - The aim of this site is to provide the most comprehensive historical database on the web of everything that made Britain's Railways so unique & special.
Talyllyn Railway - The Talyllyn Railway is a historic narrow-gauge steam railway, set in the beautiful Mid-Wales countryside. Running from Tywyn to Abergynolwyn and Nant Gwernol, the line passes the delightful Dolgoch Falls and there are excellent forest walks at Nant Gwernol.
Telford Steam Railway - Located in the West Midlands, 20 miles west of Wolverhampton, Telford Steam Railway is a preserved railway operated by a small and friendly team of volunteers on Sundays and Bank Holidays from Easter to the end of September, and at Christmas.
Wensleydale Railway - Wensleydale Railway was formed in 2000 following a pre-development phase instigated by members of the local community in North Yorkshire who wanted to see the return of passenger services on the Railway passing through their towns and villages.
Welsh Highland Railway - Opened in 1923, the Welsh Highland Railway was formed by the merger of several much older railways: the Croesor Tramway, the North Wales Narrow Gauge Railways, and the Portmadoc, Beddgelert and South Snowdon Railway.
Yeovil Railway Centre - Operated by the South West Main Line Steam Company