Network Rail Biodiversity Visit

Network Rail Biodiversity Visit

Wensleydale Railway were last week delighted to welcome a group of 11 guests from Network Rail for a day. They joined us for a trip up and down the line and experienced the heritage offer at both Leeming Bar and Scruton. Following a sandwich lunch at Platform One at...
Bring 143623 to Leeming

Bring 143623 to Leeming

Hugh Llewelyn - 143 612Uploaded by Oxyman, CC BY-SA 2.0, Link 143623 at Hall Dene, August 1991, Graeme9022/Wikimedia Commons. Help urgently needed! The WR have been successful in acquiring a class 143 unit to complete the set of those which lasted over 35 years in...
Return of the Bubble

Return of the Bubble

We are pleased to announce the return of the class 121 bubble car from body repairs at Nemesis Rail in Burton-on-Trent.  Its been away from the railway for most of lockdown, so it was a good time to have it out of service while we couldn’t run trains. Nemesis...
Good To Go

Good To Go

COVID SAFE TRAINS RESUME BETWEEN BEDALE, LEEMING BAR, SCRUTON STATIONS From Saturday 29th May the Wensleydale Railway will open for business   After a lot of planning refresher training and Covid safe preparation the Wensleydale Railway is ready to give visitors...
Ham Hall Back in action

Ham Hall Back in action

Over the weekend of the 17th & 18th April, volunteers from the Wensleydale railway along with assistance from certified engineers were able to complete the longstanding aim of upgrading Ham Hall level crossing to modern standards. This is the culmination of server...
Traction & Rolling Stock

Traction & Rolling Stock

Traction and Rolling Stock  There have been a large number of movements of locos and rolling stock to and from the railway in recent months with the departure of some long-standing residents and the arrival of new pacer units fresh from the main line.  A number of...