BR Class 03 diesel No. D2051/03051
This locomotive arrived at the railway on Thursday 2nd November. It is privately owned, and any plans for the locomotive going forward (including livery!) have not yet been finialised.
GWR 56XX No. 5619
This locomotive is now available for hauling the Polar Express trains starting on 24th November. The headlight, cowcatcher and bell have all been fitted.
2ft Narrow gauge steam tram.
Some maintenance and restoration has begun on the tram body and coach. They have been covered to protect them from the worst of the winter weather.
Our appeal to raise money to pay for a new boiler continues.
2ft Ruston & Hornsby 20dl
Restoration is continuing with side grilles for the body being fabricated.
Permanent Way and Infrastructure
A buffer stop has been added to the relaid track south of Horsehay and Dawley station in preparation for the Polar Express trains.
Sleepers have been moved from the siding at Lawley to enable stock to be shunted into the space.
Work continues on the North Pole set, which will be erected at Lawley.
Spring Village and Horsehay and Dawley stations are being decorated for the Polar Express.
First aid training for six volunteers took place on Saturday 4th November. Congratulations to them all for passing their basic first aid course.
Thanks to Mark, Doug and Sean for the additional information used in this update.
We are now closed until Friday 24th November, when we start running our Polar Express trains. Please see
For more information and booking details
Our online shop has been revamped and enlarged to include railway books, take n play Thomas and Friends, soft toys and other items for sale.
Please visit http://www.telfordsteamrailway.co.uk/store/c44/Freight_Stop_Gift_Shop.html
We currently have an appeal to buy a new boiler for our narrow gauge steam tram. You can help us greatly by donating at
As a thank you, we are offering rewards for certain levels of donations, although every single one is gratefully received and will help put our tram back into operation.
Please also consider supporting Telford Steam Railway through the Telford and Wrekin Community Lottery, which is open to anyone in the UK over 16 years old. This weekly draw gives you the opportunity to win prizes up to £25,000. Tickets cost £1 per week and 50p from each ticket sale goes directly to the railway.
Sign up at