TBT - Black 5 on the Bristol Harbour Railway

It’s been a while since the last Throwback Thursday post, so here’s an extra special event from the BHR’s history.

In 1983, for the Bristol Wine Fair, some special trains were run from Bristol Temple Meads on to the harbour line. 63 more words

Bristol Harbour Railway

Destination Stations at the National Railway Museum (Exhibition Review)

So ‘Playing Trains’ has moved on and the gallery space at the National Railway Museum is home to the new exhibition – Destination Stations. A mix of 3d models, paintings, plans, drawings and artefacts the exhibition takes you on a journey from the early days of stations – from the early shed like structures in which passengers clambered from ground level into carriages to the latest station designs including the ongoing upgrade to London Bridge station – shown in video and model form. 364 more words


Bulleids at the NRM

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In July I visited the National Railway Museum with my family and tonight we are looking at some of the various photos of Bulleids I took. 114 more words

Brookes Castle

Scotsman 2016

The National Railway Museum have published details of plans for the world’s most famous steam locomotive’s first year of operation after completion of its major overhaul.  366 more words

News - Preserved Railway

Stunning York!

Richard and I are spoilt for choice when it comes to travelling at the moment. Once you open the doors (or rather, browser windows) to cheap flights or train journeys, it becomes a challenge to choose where to go next. 1,648 more words

Week 5: Bridesmaids!

I was actually really nervous before meeting up with my friends – nervous yet excited. My friends and I are really close but we don’t get to see each other that often. 217 more words


Severn Valley Railway August 2015

Last week, for my Birthday, I visited the Severn Valley Railway. I have wanted to go to the line for such a long time, and I was finally able to visit the line, which is noted to be one of the best and most popular in the country. 266 more words