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Record-Breaking ‘Flying Scotsman’ to Visit Swanage and Run With Rare Pullman Carriage for First Time in Almost 50 Years

January 18, 2019

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October 8, 2019

The 2019 Swanage Railway Trust Annual General Meeting takes place on Saturday 19th October in the Mowlem Theatre, Swanage.  All current Trust Members are invited to attend.  Please remember to bring your valid Membership Card with you as this will be checked on the doo...

January 18, 2019

Record-breaking ‘Flying Scotsman’ – the most famous steam locomotive in the world – is to visit the Swanage Railway and be reunited with a rare Devon Belle Pullman observation carriage for the first time in almost 50 years.

Owned by the National Railway Museum in York,...

June 11, 2018

More than 40 years of determined endeavour by several generations of dedicated volunteers has been officially recognised with the Duke of Gloucester presenting the Queen’s Golden Jubilee Award for Voluntary Service to the Swanage Railway

A first cousin to Her Majesty th...

April 28, 2018

History has been made with a Southern Railway 1920s ‘mogul’ steam locomotive hauling a main line passenger train – a special excursion – between Yeovil, Dorchester and Weymouth for the first time in more than 50 years.

Swanage Railway ‘U’ class steam locomotive No. 3180...

April 23, 2018

History is to be made this week with a Southern Railway 1920s ‘mogul’ steam locomotive hauling a main line passenger train – a special excursion – between Yeovil, Dorchester and Weymouth for the first time in more than 50 years.

Swanage Railway ‘U’ class steam locomotiv...

April 16, 2018

History has been made with a 1920s Southern Railway ‘Mogul’ steam locomotive hauling a train on a Dorset main line for the first time in 52 years – thanks to the Swanage Railway.


Included in the test run were two challenging five-mile climbs between Weymouth and Dorche...

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