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Ticket Office Tuesday

Tuesday 21st April saw another day of sunny and warm spring weather at Amerton, which really helped the Ticket Office external painting along. By the end of the afternoon the whole building had received the undercoats for the cream colour…
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Monday makeover for the Ticket Office

On Monday 20th April a team of Amerton Railway members started on the external repair and redecoration of our wooden Ticket Office. The woodwork has been washed and rubbed down, filled and primed where necessary and some new sealing strips…
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Golspie’s cousin

In March Mr Bob Watson came to Amerton to see “Golspie”, Bob drove Golspie’s cousin “Altonia” at Alton Towers when Golspie was in store there. Altonia is now running at the Old Kiln Light Railway in Surrey and Bob has…
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Golspie has a visitor

On Saturday 21st March we were pleased to have a visit from Mr Bob Watson, who came to see Golspie, our Baguley steam outline diesel locomotive built for the Trentham Gardens railway and later at Alton Towers (although not in…
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Weekend Services Resume Saturday 21st March

Our Weekend Services start again on Saturday 21st March, the railway will then be open every weekend until 1st November, as well as during the school holidays. We will be running diesel trains on Saturday 21st & Sunday 22nd March…
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“Minnow” ballast wagon arrives at Amerton

Our newly built ballast wagon – the “Minnow” – arrived at the Railway on 21st July 2014. Since then we have done various minor finishing jobs, tested the wagon, written operating instruction manuals and trained the authorised operators. The wagon…
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2015 February Half-Term Trains

Gordon Approaching Amerton

We are happy to announce the first running dates of the season at Amerton Railway. We will be running diesel trains every day between the 14th and 22nd of February. We look forward to seeing you there!

Motor Rail Simplex 7471 – Cab and Repaint

The now privately-owned Motor Rail Simplex has received a new Motor Rail style cab and a repaint, as the paint was almost 22 years old! The locomotive has received a lot of attention recently as it has been neglected for…
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