The Mid-Suffolk Light Railway’s popular Santa Specials are returning this December.
The MSLR has recently won funding to enable it to build its first purpose-built, permanent maintenance shed. Construction has since started on the project which will allow the railway’s restoration team to carry out almost all loco overhaul-related tasks under one roof with the specialist tools it requires. Key to building the shed was a £64,200 grant…
The MSLR is pleased to announce the former-London and North Eastern Railway Y7 locomotive has arrived at the railway for the 2016 operating season.
The MSLR is to have four resident steam locomotives for the main season next year – with the addition to the fleet of a main line engine. In 2016 former LNER class Y7 No. 985 will be based at Brockford and be available for steam operating days throughout the year. The privately owned 0-4-0T is currently…
A third steam loco has been added to the ‘Middy’s’ 2015 roster.
We are delighted to announce Cockerill-designed tram engine no. 2525 is to be based at the MSLR this year and will be in action alongside the rest of the home fleet on operating days.
The MSLR is pleased to announce Bagnall 0-4-0ST w/no. 2565, a visitor at our Light Railway Gala in September, will now be staying on the railway for the foreseeable future.
The Mid-Suffolk Light Railway is delighted to announce it was named Suffolk’s best museum at an awards ceremony in Ipswich last night (October 27).
The Mid-Suffolk Light Railway is restoring an 0-6-0ST locomotive built by Hudswell, Clarke of Leeds in 1928.