Watercress Line

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Urie Locomotive Society Open Day

6th Jun 2017

We have replaced the front frame sections on 2 steam locomotives and fully rebuilt the front end of one of them.  Come along, meet the team who have achieved this ...

BBC Archive Video Released

5th Jun 2017

BBC Archive recently posted this video filmed in 1977 where Diane Harron met some of the volunteers and steam enthusiasts working to keep the re-opened Watercress Line in business. 40 years on ...

Vacancy for Volunteer Machinist

6th Feb 2017

Volunteering Opportunity – Machinist(s) At Ropley the Mid Hants Railway has one of the best equipped Machine Shops in the railway preservation movement. Our staff and volunteers make components ...

Memories of Steam

17th Jan 2017

A request for stories from the age of steam in Hampshire 1940-1967

‘Christmas Leave’ went with a swing!

3rd Jan 2017 in Buildings

Hundreds of reenactors, volunteers and visitors thronged to the Watercress Line to recreate Christmas for the troops 1940s-style. Boxing Day and the Tuesday Bank Holiday saw Christmas continue in style ...

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