Full Steam Ahead 2022

Full Steam Ahead 2022

Would you like to see steam services return to Wensleydale Railway? We know that many of you miss the magic and beauty of steam! We do too, and we would love to run some steam services in the near future. However, there are a number of obstacles to making this dream a...
Hertford East Signal Box

Hertford East Signal Box

There has been great progress with the Hertford East signal box relocation. Over the last few weeks, the box has been carefully dismantled and its wooden panels have been shipped to a work site where remedial work on some of the panels will be carried out before the...
A Signal Box for Leyburn

A Signal Box for Leyburn

The Wensleydale Railway has been awarded a grant of £80,000 by The Railway Heritage Trust to relocate and restore the Grade II listed Hertford East signal box to Leyburn where it will control the recently installed passing loop. The box which is currently in the way...
AGM 2021

AGM 2021

Both the Wensleydale Railway Association (Trust) and the Wensleydale Railway PLC will be holding their AGM on Saturday 2nd October at Chantry Hall, Bedale. This will be a hybrid event welcoming both face to face and online attendees. The Trust event will start at 11...
Eggborough Track Recovery

Eggborough Track Recovery

Thanks to EP Investments UK the railway has been donated over a mile of track from the now closed Eggborough powerstation, the one small catch is that we need to recover the track and move to Wensleydale as soon as possible. A small team has been on site at Eggborough...
First steps back to Redmire

First steps back to Redmire

The evening of the 17th July 2021 may have been just another hot summer evening for most, but for the directors and trustees of the railway it was the first step in getting trains running back to Redmire. A special inspection train was organised to allow our...