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updated 16/04/14

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Railtour of the Year award for 2013

Vintage Trains wins Steam Railway/ Mike Notley 2013 Railtour of the Year award for Welsh Marches tour.

Why not travel on the 2014 repeat of this tour?

 

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Train & Open Day News

• 17/03/14 - Shakespeare Express 2014 Season times & leaflet now available

• 19/02/14 - Devonian - no Cheltenham pu/sd

 

• 12/11/13 - Tyseley Open Days Sat/Sun 5/6 July 2014

 

• 09/11/13 - Devonian - rescheduled to 26 April 2014 due to engineering works

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tyseley News

PRESS RELEASE - 5 Nov 2013

(issued by The Bahamas Locomotive Society)

The Bahamas Locomotive Society is pleased to announce that the contract for 45596 “Bahamas” to be overhauled at Tyseley Locomotive Works was signed on Thursday 31 October. It is anticipated that the ‘Jubilee’ 4-6-0, the overhaul for which has attracted Heritage Lottery Fund support, will reach TLW by the end of November.

 

 

Next Tyseley Open Day >>

 

Web Updates

• 16/04/14 - First photographs of Berks Hans & Aquae Sulis

 

• 07/04/14 - First photographs of The Italian Job

 

• 06/04/14 - First photographs of Canterbury Explorer

 

• 24/03/14 - Further photographs of Cumbrian Ranger

 

• 12/02/14 - Further photographs of Chiltern Champion

 

• 03/02/14 - First photograph of Curry Train

 

• 08/01/14 - Further photographs of Cotswold Explorer

 

 

 

Steam Railway
Mike Notley Award Wins

• 10/01/14 - Vintage Trains wins Railtour of the Year award for 2013 to add to previous awards.

Railtour of the Year 2013 >

Railtour of the Year 2012 >

Railtour of the Year 2010 >

Performance of the Year 2012 >

Performance of the Year 2010 >

Locomotive of the Year 2012 >

Locomotive of the Year 2010 >

 

7029 Clun Castle Appeal

Please help return 'Clun' to the mainline (by charity giving). The prospect of 2 double-chimneyed Tyseley Castles is very exciting. See 7029 Appeal page >>

 

The following items will raise funds for the 7029 Clun Castle Appeal (available NOW from Vintage Trains) :

 

• 22/09/12 - Third volume of photographs of VT tours "Steam In Focus"

 

• 19/09/12 - "Building A Castle" DVD

 

• 19/09/12 - "5043 - The Return Of A Legend" book

 

Web Notices

• 29/03/12 - Link to National Rail Guidelines for Rail Enthusiasts

 

• 22/09/10 - A plea for all photographers to act responsibly and respect the property and livelihood of the railway's neighbours.

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