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    Churnet Valley Railway- thank you

    On Tuesday 4th July I visited the Churnet Valley and arrived at Kingsley and Froghall station to find that whilst closed for public services they were running a special service for schools groups. The staff allowed a friend and myself to travel on these services to Leekbrook Junction and return...
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    Allerwash and Warden stations

    In the Wikipedia article on the Newcastle and Carlisle Railway it states there were two stations between Haydon Bridge and Hexham which were named Allerwash and Warden with both closing in 1837. Can anyone have any other information confirming the opening and closing dates in reference books...
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    St Pancras renamed St.Patricks

    On a trip on the Southeastern today (St.Patricks Day) it was noted that the passenger information services had renamed St.Pancras International to St.Patricks International. It confused a number of foreign visitors as well as a few local "normals". (Apologies if the attached picture has been...
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    North Pembrokeshire and Fishguard Railway

    I am trying to find information on the North Pembrokeshire and Fishguard Railway between Clynderwen and Fishguard via Rosebush which closed to passengers in 1937. I would like to know the sequence of stations and in particular confirm the existence (including opening dates) of the following...
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    Haywood and Nettleham Well

    Can you help..? I am undertaking some updates for Wikipedia and have found references to two stations in the Doncaster area called Haywood and Nettleham Well. I have undertaken extensive searches on the internet and reference books but have been unable to find any information on their...
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    Uckfield to Lewes-new report into proposed reopening

    Hidden away in the small print of the Government "Budget 2015" was that £100,000 has been allocated for another report into the reopening of the Uckfield- Lewes railway line. There have been several reports in the past into this scheme but so far it was proved uneconomic but with rising...
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    Southern Heights Light Railway (proposed)

    I am trying to research information on the proposed Southern Heights Light Railway which was planned to be built in 1930s around the outer suburbs of South East London. Its planned route was Sanderstead to Orpington with stations at Chelsham, Tatsfield, Cudham, Downe and Green Street Green. It...
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    Shenfield- Engineering works diversion today

    I today caught the 1213 Norwich to Liverpool Street which terminated Colchester. Then caught the 1326 Colchester to Liverpool Street ( started about 10 mins. late and gradually got later- but that is another story). I have travelled the GE line many, many times but we took the an unusual...
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    Southern Railway- December 2012

    Amongst changes to the Southern timetable starting in December 2012 will be an additional train at 0517 Uckfield-London Bridge. Sounds good to have a much earlier train to meet the rapidly growing passenger numbers on this line. But here are a few points to consider- The unit to form this...
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    Spa Valley Railway extension to Eridge

    The Spa Valley Railway have announced that their line between Groombridge and Eridge will open to the public on Friday 25th March. Due to Network Rail Engineering Works their next day of operating to Eridge will be on Saturday 2nd April. Further details are on their web site...

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