Launceston Steam Railway

  • The Lasting Legacy of Preservation’s ‘Mystery’ Man

    The Lasting Legacy of Preservation’s ‘Mystery’ Man

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    Peter Rampton – a man who spent a lifetime saving locomotives and reviving railways, but who remained an enigma to many.

  • Summer season at Launceston for Darjeeling engine 10 years on

    Summer season at Launceston for Darjeeling engine 10 years on

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    DARJEELING Himalayan Railway Sharp Stewart 0-4-0STT No. 19B is to return to the Launceston Steam Railway after 10 years for a summer visit hauling passenger trains. The only DHR locomotive outside India, and owned by former Chiltern Railways chairman Adrian Shooter, No. 19B ran on the Cornish line in August and September 2009. At Launceston,…

  • King’s Cross to go narrow gauge for spring half-term

    King’s Cross to go narrow gauge for spring half-term

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    TWO narrow gauge locomotives that once worked on slate mines in Snowdonia are to take pride of place at King’s Cross station. The Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways will be bringing Quarry Hunslet 0-4-0ST Velinheli and de Winton vertical-boilered locomotive Chaloner for display at the station’s ticket hall from February 16-24. The railway has previously…

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