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What is the longest steam railway in UK?

What is the longest steam railway in UK?

The Welsh Highland Railway
The Welsh Highland Railway runs for 25 miles between Porthmadog and Caernarvon and is the longest in Britain.

Where does the Bodmin steam train go?

Our Railway track is 6½ miles long and runs from Bodmin Parkway through to Boscarne Junction via the line’s principal station at Bodmin General where all trains reverse.

Where is the Bodmin Railway?

The Bodmin & Wenford Railway (BWR) is a heritage railway, based at Bodmin in Cornwall, England. It has an interchange with the national rail network at Bodmin Parkway railway station, the southern terminus of the line.

How many steam trains are left in the UK?

There are currently over 400 former BR steam locomotives preserved in Britain (not including many additional former industrial examples).

What is the South Devon Railway?

The multi-award winning South Devon Railway is one of Devon’s and the West Country’s best loved tourist attractions and is the longest established steam railway in the south west.

Is there a steam locomotive in Cornwall?

As the heat of summer gives way to balmier days, join us on this spectacular trip to Devon and Cornwall as our very own steam locomotive B1 Mayflower hauls us double-headed along this picturesque route with spectacular views all the way west.

Why visit Devon and Cornwall by train?

Explore Devon and Cornwall by train and enjoy stunning coastal views, rolling green countryside, wooded valleys and fine river crossings. Our branch lines will take you to picturesque villages, fabulous beaches, historic market towns and bustling cities.

What is the North Devon and Cornwall Junction Light Railway?

The North Devon and Cornwall Junction Light Railway was a railway built to serve numerous ball clay pits that lay in the space between the London and South Western Railway’s Torrington branch, an extension of the North Devon Railway group, and Halwill,