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Heritage Railway Websites Database

A searchable database of 793 links to Websites about Railways and Tramways in the United Kingdom and Ireland, both past and present.

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The database was last updated on 10 August 2018 and is checked regularly for broken links. If you do find a broken link then please do
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MOD Kineton and its Railway History
The MOD site at Kineton extends over several hundred acres and is linked to the main railway network by a branch-line. This site details the history of the line.

Picnic Saloon Trust
These pages give some detail of the carriage history, preservation and restoration of LNWR Picnic Saloon No.182.

Leiston Works Railway
Aiming to restore most of the line from the Long Shop Museum up to Leiston Station (and run Aveling Porter locomotive 'Sirapite' on it).

Sybil Locomotive Trust
The Sybil Locomotive Trust's website. The trust owns the ex Dinorwic Slate Quarries Bagnall 0-4-0ST steam locomotive 'SYBIL' no. 1760 of 1906 which is based at the West Lancashire light Railway,

North Cornwall Railway
Website about the North Cornwall Railway which opened in 1886 and ran until 1967.

Norwegian Locomotive Trust
The website of the Norwegian Locomotive Trust, owners of Norwegian State Railways (NSB) Type 21c locomotive No.376 'Norwegian' which is based on the Kent & East Sussex Railway

Blood and Custard
A comprehensive site about BR rolling stock and liveries.

The Train From Spain Appeal
The Train from Spain appeal is about a locomotive, Whillan Beck, that is being brought from Spain for use on the Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway. Works are needed to bring the locomotive into working order.Quarry Hunslet Web Site
The aim is to capture all these wonderful narrow gauge locomotives that were produced for the slate quarries of North Wales.

Rhiw Valley Light Railway
A privately owned 15in gauge miniature railway located near Welshpool. The railway is not open to the public on a daily basis but does have occasional Open Days.