main interest in railways has been with standard gauge lines,
there is much to interest the enthusiast on the smaller gauge
Ride at what seems like express train speed, on a double track mainline, behind the houses of Hythe and Dymchurch to Romney Marsh
pulled by scaled down versions of Gresleys LNER pacifics - step back in time on a Welsh slate railway with original motive power, and travel
through scenery unparalleled in the world - or ride a traditional seaside miniature railway.
Click on links for galleries
Pictures from this Welsh narrow gauge line in 2011 & 1990
Ffestiniog Railway - Boston Lodge Works
Photos from the works in September 2011
Pics from this pioneer in railway preservation in 2011 and 1990
Welsh Highland Railway - 2003
Pictures of this superb narrow gauge line in Snowdonia featuring freight trains to newly opened Rhyd Ddu in 2003
Welsh Highland Railway - 2011
Another visit to Snowdonia for the full line from Caernarfon to Porthmadog in 2011
Llanberis Lake Railway
Pics of the newly extended Llyn Padarn railway.
The superb 12.25 inch gauge Welsh railway with replica locos.
The Corris Railway
The rebuilt railway which was the first narrow gauge line in Mid Wales
Rhyl Miniature Railway
A fine seaside miniature railway on the North Wales coast.
Teifi Valley Railway
A 2ft gauge line in West Wales offering great value for young families
Bala Lake Railway
A 2ft gauge line on a closed std gauge formation
Welshpool & Llanfair Railway
A superbly restored 2ft 6in gauge line
Vale of Rheidol Railway
The 2ft. gauge railway to Devils Bridge
Snowdon Mountain Railway
The rack and pinion railway from Llanberis to the summit of Britains second highest mountain
Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway
A miniature mainline railway on the south coast
Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway
15 inch gauge railway in Englands Lake District
Bure Valley Railway
Aylsham to Wroxham for the Norfolk Broads
Threlkeld Quarry Railway & Vintage Excavator Trust
A 2ft gauge quarry steam railway close to Keswick - with vintage excavators!
Cleethorpes Coast Light Railway
A large gallery of pics from this 15 inch line in Lincolnshire
Wells and Walsingham Light Railway
A delightful 10.25 inch gauge railway in Norfolk
Kirkby Green Light Railway
Another 10.25 inch gem of a railway in South Lincolnshire
Scarborough North Bay Miniature Railway
The 20 inch gauge line opened in 1931 - Now open weekends from Dec 2006!
Crowle Peatland Railway
The railway formed to preserve history & heritage of peat extraction in N. Lincs.
Hatfield Moor Peat Workings Railway
Pictures of the now closed peat workings railway in Sth Yorkshire
East Suffolk Light Railway
A 2ft gauge railway at the East Anglian Transport Museum in Lowestoft
of Man Railways
Groudle Glen Railway
A superb 2ft gauge railway which runs "Uphill to the Sea".
Isle of Man Steam Railway
The superb IOM steam hauled railway from Douglas to Port Erin
Great Laxey Mine Railway
An unusual 19 inch gauge line