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 Locomotives raising steam. April 2023.
We opened the 2023 running season at the Easter weekend in April, although the previous week our members were occcupied testing locomotives on the track. Here is a busy scene "on shed" with engines raising steam.

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Running Dates and Meetings for 2023

Running Dates

We started running trains again over the Easter weekend, with a good turnout of passengers. Our thanks to all our patrons who came along to support. We hope to be operating again most weekends. Trains operate from around 11:00 a.m until about 16:00, weather and staffing permitting. For updated information about train running, please see our Facebook Page

Dates for July 2023.

  • Saturday July 1st 11.00 to 16.00.

  • Saturday July 8th 11.00 to 16.00.

  • Sunday July 9th. Club Day. No public passenger rides.

  • Saturday July 15th 11.00 to 16.00. (provisional)

  • Saturday July 22nd 11.00 to 16.00. (provisional)

  • Saturday July 29th 11.00 to 16.00.

  • Meetings

    The group meets at the Park Track on Thursdays to carry out maintenance from around 10:30. Any assistance is greatly welcomed. If the weather is bad the meeting is held in Severn Park Cafe, adjacent to Newtown Bus Station.
 P-way team at work. March 2023
Throughout the winter the Permanent Way team have been busy maintaining the line. Here they are installing a new dual gauge turnout on the track in March 2023. As of late May, the gang are involved with weed clearance

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