News

Mark Found to open the Steam Gala

We are very pleased to announce that TV presenter and noted sound recordist Mark Found will be joining us at Amerton on Saturday 20th June to formally open the Steam Gala weekend. Mark’s work includes the Discovery Channel series “Garden…
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Steam Gala 2015 Free Bus Service

On Saturday 20th June ONLY, a free vintage Leyland Leopard bus shuttle service will operate from Stafford to the Amerton Railway for visitors to the Steam Gala . The bus will leave from the lay-by opposite Stafford Station, near the…
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S&U Success

The Amerton Railway team are pleased with the success of our joint Stafford & Uttoxeter Railway book signing/25th “Cutting the First Sod” anniversary event held on 23rd May. We welcomed many visitors to the railway, including residents of villages along…
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The Industrial Railway advances

Much hard work by a small group of volunteers has seen the Industrial Railway project make very rapid progress. By Friday evening 15th May the track bed for much of the line had been excavated and backfilled with reclaimed ballast,…
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Industrial Railway underway

May 11th saw building of the new industrial railway get off to a good start. This project will see the old rail at Stump Siding lifted and replaced with refurbished track panels recovered from last Winter’s mainline relaying programme. The…
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In steam at the Summer Steam Gala 20th & 21st June

The acclaimed Amerton Railway Summer Steam Gala will take place on Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st June 2015. In steam this year Amerton resident locos W G Bagnall “Isabel” and Hunslet “Jennie” will be joined by Kerr Stuart “Peter Pan”…
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Film – Bagnall “No. 1” at work, Beeston Sleeper Depot

In 2008 Staffordshire Narrow Gauge Railway was very fortunate to purchase W.G. Bagnall “Mercedes” class locomotive “No. 1” as a long-term restoration project. Built in 1911 she worked at Judkins Quarry, Nuneaton, along with her sister engine “No.2” until around…
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AGM Advance Notice

We are looking to try something different for the AGM arrangements this year. The AGM will be held at Amerton on the evening of Saturday 11th July 2015, this is the first day of the “Gambia Weekend” with both “Isabel”…
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Friday finale for the Ticket Office

After the Cream gloss topcoat was applied to the front and end walls of the Ticket Office on Wednesday, Friday 24th April saw the external repainting substantially completed when the dark red “Monarch” was applied and the rear wall painted….
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