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Stars of the Show

Welcome to the first in an occasional series showcasing layouts that have been to the Stafford Show over the years. We start with the...

The Llangollen Railway

From David Hughes. This was my first visit to a preserved railway since March 2020!  The Llangollen Railway turned out 7822 Foxcote Manor for...

A Swiss Holiday

From Cliff Homer: In 2017 I was on holiday in Switzerland, staying in the town of Montreux. I was told about the ‘Swiss Steam...

Bescot Open Day May 1990

Bescot A visit to the Bescot Open Day on 6 May 1990 produced a good gathering of diesel locomotives, both current and preserved. Being...

Elford

For this week’s feature we visit Elford between Tamworth and Burton. A good train watching spot from the bridge although parking is a bit...

Stenson Junction

Stenson Junction: from David Hughes Interesting afternoon at Stenson Junction near Willington on 1st July 2020 watching the freight go past. It is surprising...

Peak Forest

Peak Forest, situated on the former Midland line from Manchester to Derby and London has always been a favourite spot for train watching, mainly...

Mill Stream Lane, Burton

We go back to 2004, to Mill Stream Lane, Burton. It is located north of Burton, off the road into Burton just after the...