Diesel Replacement Service

We are sorry to announce that due to the ongoing dry conditions and a series of lineside fires on Saturday 7th July, we have had to take the decision to suspend steam operations Sunday (8th), Wednesday (11th) and the following weekend (14th & 15th), in light of the weather forecast and current lineside conditions. The service will still run, but instead will be hauled by the resident Class 08 diesel, 08769 "Gladys" to the planned timetable.

We will review the situation next weekend once the ongoing weather forecast is clearer.

This was not an easy decision to make but as we're sure you will understand, this is the best choice to ensure the safety of our passengers and volunteers, and to protect our lineside and surrounding forest from any serious damage.

We apologise for an inconvenience caused.

Written By : James Graham

Published: 8th Jul

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