Volunteers urged to get on board at Swanage Railway There’s a new man blowing the whistle for recruits and volunteers to help run the award-winning Swanage Railway.
Future for Swanage loco uncertain as it faces costly overhaul Much-loved loco 80104 has been withdrawn from service at Swanage Railway and now it needs a full service costing more than £200,000.
Newly restored 1940s steam loco surprises Swanage shoppers Spotting a steam train in Swanage isn’t unusual but it was unexpected to see a 1940s locomotive on the road, rather than in the train station.
Full steam ahead as Swanage Railway emerges from lockdown Services on Swanage Railway are set to resume following the easing of Covid restrictions, having stoically survived a turbulent year.
Swanage Railway puts fundraiser back on track with new behind the scenes video Volunteers from Swanage Railway are aiming to raise £65,000 by the summer to help fund a new carriage storage shed, and have released a new video offering trackside footage of ...
Swanage attractions receive Easter gift from government A welcome cash boost of over £200,000 has been awarded to Swanage Railway and Durlston Country Park from the UK Government’s Culture Recovery Fund.
Work to restart on new Swanage Railway rolling stock shed Construction of a new carriage storage shed had to be halted at the start of lockdown but now volunteers are hoping to raise £65,000 to get the project back on ...
Green light for Swanage Railway as lockdown lifts The sound of the steam train whistle will reverberate through the town again soon, as Swanage Railway prepares to resume services as lockdown eases.
Swanage Railway “delighted” as it hits fundraising SOS target Closed down by Covid, the heritage railway launched an ambitious appeal in March 2020 to raise £360,000 and it’s just announced it’s surpassed its goal.
Hopes rise for steam loco to return to service Moves to help get a hundred year old steam locomotive back into operation have been agreed by Swanage Railway and the National Railway Museum.
Swanage Railway’s carriages vandalised by graffiti While Swanage Railway was fundraising to prevent financial ruin due to COVID-19, vandals broke in and damaged two of its heritage carriages.
Sound of steam train whistle returns to Swanage again Swanage Railway was finally able to offer a steam train service to its first paying passengers this weekend, following lockdown - SEE PHOTOS.
First train leaves Swanage Railway Station after lockdown After 15 long weeks of closure due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Swanage Railway has finally reopened - SEE TRAIN VIDEO.
Swanage Railway is back on track! The heritage railway, that’s been facing a funding crisis due to the pandemic, is to reopen soon but it won’t be back to normal yet.
Swanage Railway’s SOS appeal steams passed the £200k mark Boosted by its videos and media attention, Swanage Railway says it’s closer to securing the railway’s future but still not out of the woods - WATCH NEW VIDEO.
Swanage Railway’s plans to join mainline in “state of limbo” due to coronavirus A new film about Swanage Railway says the pandemic has left its finances in a dire state and plans to link to Wareham are on hold.
Royal Highland Fusilier and Great Gable locos to visit Swanage Railway The first details have just been revealed about Swanage Railway’s Annual Diesel Gala and Dorset Beer Festival.