UK & Ireland Heritage Railways

36: Ffestiniog Railway. Photo supplied by Paul Lewin 16: China Clay wagon and Fruit Van at Didcot. Photo supplied by Pete Speller 20: Freight train on Middleton Railway 34: Class 20 diesel locomotive. Photo supplied by Alistair Grieve 44: Steam Elephant replica at Beamish. Photo by Malcolm Brown


An independent guide to the entire heritage railway scene (including tramways and preserved steam trains) in the UK and Ireland. Whether you are a knowledgeable railway enthusiast or someone with a more casual interest looking for somewhere to visit, I hope you will find this website useful.



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If you are looking for the Heritage Railway Association website, you will find it at