TopRail: Tourism Potential of Railways group met from 13 – 14 September in Athens

  • Posted On: 18 September 2018

The members of TopRail, the UIC working group created to help raise awareness around Tourism Potential of Railways, had the chance to meet again, this time in Athens.

The meeting, effectively organised by our colleagues from Trainose, was attended by railway representatives from the railway operators of Austria, Hungary and Spain as well as representatives from the European and the World Tourist Trains and Tram associations (Fedecrail and Wattrain).

Collie’s Heritage site now open for lease interest.

  • Posted On: 8 September 2018
The National Trust of Western Australia is seeking expressions of interest for the first time to lease the former railway Roundhouse in Collie and to find possible tourism and community options for the building.


The V4 Steam Locomotive Company Limited formed and review of original drawings underway.

  • Posted On: 6 September 2018
The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust (A1SLT), the registered charity behind famous new 100mph steam locomotive No. 60163 Tornado and Britain’s most powerful steam locomotive No. 2007 Prince of Wales, today announced that it had formed a new subsidiary, The V4 Steam Locomotive Company Limited, to carry out the building of its third new steam locomotive – the yet-to-be-named new Gresley class V4 No. 3403 –  as part of its preparations for the formal launch of the project

Deccan Odyssey Titled Asia's Leading Luxury Train for the 5th Time in Row

  • Posted On: 5 September 2018
Deccan Odyssey, India's leading luxury train made history at the World Travel Awards (WTA), after being named as Asia's Leading Luxury Train for the 5th time in a row. The country's premier luxury train is known for its majestic journeys and exemplary service. 

Sandstone Steam Trips 2018-2019

  • Posted On: 3 September 2018
Sandstone has a number of upcoming events in 2018 and 2019.  We do hope you will be able to join us.

To view details of upcoming events at Sandstone in 2018 & 2019 please click here.

VOLUNTEERS DAY- RPSI (Saturday 29th September 2018)

  • Posted On: 3 September 2018

VOLUNTEERS DAY- Railway Preservation Society of Ireland. (Saturday 29th September 2018)

We are always seeking new volunteers to keep our trains on the track. Have you go what it takes?

There are opportunities in a myriad of disciplines, so why not come along and see what we are all about?

A new transport museum at Newport, Melbourne,Australia?

  • Posted On: 2 September 2018
Melbourne's historic trams, trains and buses would be the centrepiece of a new transport museum at Newport, under plans unveiled by Opposition Leader .