News from March 2013

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March 2013 - Spring Outdoor Week – 5 March 2013

March 2013 - Photographic Charter Train – 6 March 2013

Coronation Train Re-Enactment – 8 March 2013

Going Dutch – 10 March 2013

Southwold Railway Trust

The Southwold Railway Trust is hosting its second model railway show on the weekend of 4th and 5th May 2013. The venue is St Edmunds Hall, Cumberland Road, Southwold Suffolk IP18 6JP. There will be 12+ layouts, many featuring scenes from the Southwold Railway. The show will be open on Sat 4th May 10.20 – 17.00 and on Saturday 5th May 10.30 – 16.00 Adults £3 Children £1.50 Under 3 years free. Society and sales support

Posted by Simon Pitcher on 11 March 2013

Southwold Railway Trust

Having had its application to develop a heritage centre and restored stretch of the Southwold Railway rejected last October by the planning authorities, the Southwold Railway Trust has taken on board the views of planners and of residents in the village of Wenhaston. Revised and simplified proposals are being considered by the Southwold Railway Trust with a view to making a fresh planning application during 2013. Meanwhile work continues on the construction of replica Sharp Stewart 2-4-0 Blyth, with latest components incluiding the chimney and smokebox door. Design work is currently focussed on the boiler. Donations for the new loco can be made via the Southwold Rauilway Trust website, where the details of our 2-4-0 club are explained.

Posted by Simon Pitcher on 11 March 2013

Southwold Railway Trust

As a new attraction this summer the Southwold Railway Trust is to launch a number of tours by vintage bus of the sites of interest that remain along the route of the Southwold Railway. Bus tours will depart from the Railway Shop in Southwold on 28th March, 4th July, 18th July, 1st, 15th and 29th August. These tours will be designed to connect with Liverpool St trains at Halesworth. A conductor will explain to visitors the scenic attractions of the route, and on return to Southwold there will be an opportunity to watch a film show of the Southwold Railway in the town’s famous picture palace. Details of the bus tours can be found on the website or via the Railway Shop, 27 High Street Southwold IP18 6AD 01502 725422

Posted by Simon Pitcher on 11 March 2013

Next stops on No.3 'Sir Haydn' Tour announced! – 15 March 2013

Baby Refreshed – 17 March 2013

The Sir Haydn Appeal launched – 19 March 2013

Girl power on the track gang – 21 March 2013

March 2013 - Snow! – 24 March 2013

The start of the new season – 30 March 2013

New Build Project Announced – 31 March 2013

C&TSRR TV SPECIAL – 6 March 2013

March, 2013 Work Weekend – 15 March 2013

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