Watercress Line

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JOB VACANCY - MACHINIST

8th Nov 2017

The Mid Hants Railway is offering an exciting opportunity for a Machinist to join our small, but dedicated team, restoring steam locomotives and heritage rolling stock. The successful applicant will ...

GRAND DRAW 2017 WINNERS

2nd Nov 2017

MID-HANTS RAILWAY PRESERVATION SOCIETY IN AID OF THE 35005 CANADIAN PACIFIC APPEAL The draw took place at Alresford on Sunday 29th October 2017. The winning tickets were: £1,000 Mrs. C.Hamilton, Reigate, ...

Mid Hants Railway seeks General Manager

8th Oct 2017

The Mid-Hants Railway ‘Watercress Line’ is one of the country’s leading heritage steam railways running through the heart of the Hampshire countryside. As a result of ...

Douglas Reborn

30th Sep 2017

A former Mid hants railway resident steam locomotive Hunslet 2890 'Douglas' recently returned to active service following a very extensive overhaul completed at the Ribble Steam Railway in Preston. Having done ...

Hastings Diesel Tour - Saturday 30th September

25th Sep 2017

60 years ago this year, on 4th November 1957 British Railways introduced new Diesel Electric Multiple Units (DEMU) on many lines in Hampshire to replace steam services. The units became known as "...

John Bird book signing on Saturday 2nd September

29th Aug 2017

On Saturday 2nd September John Bird will be signing copies of his book 'Southern Sunset '67' from 10am in the shop at Alresford.  Grab youself a copy to comemorate 50 years ...

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