Hampshire Narrow Gauge Railway Trust

  • Final trains operate at Bursledon Brickworks

    Final trains operate at Bursledon Brickworks

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    HAMPSHIRE Narrow Gauge Railway Trust (HNGRT) operated public trains for the final time at Bursledon Brickworks museum, near Southampton, on October 27.  After being actively involved in preservation for 58 years the organisation is now being wound up and its assets distributed to other narrow gauge lines (RM Nov). Operations featured Simplex 8694/1942 Ashby and…

  • Manx Heritage Transport Festival highlights

    Manx Heritage Transport Festival highlights

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    MARKING of the 125th anniversary of Manx Electric Railway (MER) services to Laxey during the July 24-28 Manx Heritage Transport Festival included trams running ‘as’ Nos. 3, 4, 8 and 24 – four original trams destroyed in the 1930 Laxey shed fire.  The event also featured the return to service of trailers Nos. 37 and 49, following…

  • Hampshire trust to leave Bursledon Brickworks

    Hampshire trust to leave Bursledon Brickworks

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    HAMPSHIRE Narrow Gauge Railway Trust (HNGRT) is leaving its base at Bursledon Brickworks Museum at the end of this year.   HNGRT has run a railway at this site, which includes a short passenger carrying line, for 22 years.   The group says it doesn’t know if it will continue elsewhere, with further announcements to…

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