BOURNEMOUTH RAILWAY CLUB TRUST

Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway

At Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway travel back in time when you climb aboard our train. A distant memory of bygone years for some and new experience for others, it’s a unique day out for all.Jump aboard our train at Haverthwaite Station. Enjoy views from your carriage up to Lakeside; the southern tip of Lake Windermere. Then if you fancy, combine the trip with a visit to The Lakes Aquarium or continue your journey aboard a Windermere Steamer to Bowness or Ambleside. The Station welcomes dogs and friendly owners.

RHD Railway

For the past 90 years the Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway has been an integral part of the landscape of the Romney Marsh. Known as “Kent’s Mainline in Miniature”, our World Famous one-third full size Steam & Diesel locomotives have powered their way along the 13½ miles of track from the Cinque Port town of Hythe, terminating in Dungeness; a National Nature Reserve and one of the largest shingle landscapes in the world. With 4 stations in between.

Bodmin & Wenford Railway

The Bodmin Railway Preservation Society (BRPS) is the principal volunteer support organisation of the Railway. The BRPS was formed in 1984 by local businessmen and railway enthusiasts keen to preserve Bodmin's railway heritage and to see the Bodmin branch re- opened as a tourist and leisure attraction.  The Society has approximately 1,000 members. Membership brings a number of excellent benefits, including an excellent magazine published three times a year, travel concessions on the Railway, and the chance to become an active volunteer on the line.

Severn Valley Railway

The Severn Valley Railway is a full-size standard-gauge railway line, running regular, mainly steam-hauled, passenger trains between Kidderminster in Worcestershire and Bridgnorth in Shropshire, a distance of approximately sixteen miles. Continental Railway Circle The CRC is a UK based group catering for enthusiasts interested in railways outside the British Isles, whether they be main-line, industrial or preserved. It was started in 1960 by the late Lance King who was actively involved until 2013. It holds regular meetings both in London and Stafford. These usually take the form of a slide or video show, as well as affording members the opportunity to exchange news and gossip. The emphasis tends to be on steam although more modern forms of traction also find a place in the programme. Swanage Railway The Swanage Railway offers a more intensive heritage steam and diesel timetable train service than virtually any other preserved railway. Eastleigh Lakeside Railway Eastleigh Lakeside Steam Railway is a popular attraction near to Southampton, perfect for a day out with the kids at the weekend or during school holidays. Our steam trains run from the main station at Eastleigh Parkway to Monks Brook Halt, offering the opportunity to visit the lakes, children’s playground and use the picnic tables for refreshments. The steam train returns back to the main station from Monks Brook Halt, with the entire trip totalling 15-20 minutes. Furness Railway The FRT owns Britain's oldest working standard gauge steam locomotive, Furness Railway Number 20, GWR duo 0-6-2T 5643 and 4979 Wootton Hall, Austerity Cumbria and our vintage train. We have our engineering base in Preston at the Ribble Steam Railway but our locomotives and carriages are found at heritage railway sites nationwide. Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway The Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway is one of the oldest and longest narrow gauge railways in England, known affectionately as La’al Ratty meaning “little railway in olde Cumbrian dialect. It was 104 years ago in April 1913 that the original 3ft line closed and in 1915 the new 15in La’al Ratty was born. The heritage steam engines transport passengers from Ravenglass, the only coastal village in the Lake District National Park and of huge significance in Roman times, being an important last defence point of the infamous Hadrians Wall, to Dalegarth for Boot some 210ft above sea level. Looe Valley Line The Looe Valley Line is an 8 3/4 miles community railway from Liskeard to Looe in Cornwall, United Kingdom, that follows the valley of the East Looe River for much of its course. It is operated by Great Western Didcot Railway Centre See their unique collection of Great Western Railway steam engines, coaches, wagons, buildings and small relics; and a recreation of Brunel's broad-gauge railway.
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