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Here are some useful links to other railway related web sites that may be of interest.

Other Societies and Local Preservation Groups

Avon Valley Railway 

This website aims to keep visitors informed of the progress of projects, as well as being a handy, frequently-updated guide to all the prices, features, events and timetables concerning the Avon Valley Railway.          

Branch Line Society

The Branch Line Society (BLS) is a UK-based voluntary association for railway enthusiasts. It is a nationally spread organisation established in 1955 and is widely recognised as Britain's leading amateur group for the study of railway infrastructure and history of networks. It pursues its aims by a news service, mainline, heritage and private railtours and visits, and the production and distribution of publications. Emphasis is on the physical works and on operating arrangements, rather than motive power and rolling stock.

Class 37 Locomotive Group

Website of the class 37 locomotive group, where you will find a host of class 37 information and details of the progress on the restoration of 37003 at the East Anglian Railway museum.

Dean Forest Railway

Website of the Dean Forest Railway.

Garw Railway

The Garw Valley Railway is based on the former Pontycymer to Tondu branch to the north of Bridgend.

Industrial Railway Society

The Industrial Railway Society was founded in 1949 as the Birmingham Locomotive Club - Industrial Locomotive Information Section. The Society is the leading organization in the United Kingdom devoted to the study of all aspects, and all gauges, of privately owned industrial railways and locomotives, both at home and overseas.

Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway

Website of the Highest Standard Gauge Preserved Railway in Wales.

The Southend Pier Railway Museum

The pier is the longest pleasure pier in the world and the museum hosts to pier trams from the 1890s and 1950s along with a working signal box.

Epping and Ongar Railway

The railway is working to restore the former line to full working order.

Railway Information Sites

Preserved Rolling Stock

A site that allows searches for all preserved rolling stock.

Departmental Stock Website

Information site for all departmental and internal user stock.

End of the line

A site that lists the current location of all stored and withdrawn locomotives. Also a lot of information on the location and status of locomotives at the component recovery centre at Wigan Springs branch.

On Track Plant

This site covers On Track Plant for both the enthusiast and the casual observer

UK & Ireland Heritage Railways

An independent guide to the entire heritage railway scene (including tramways and preserved steam trains) in the UK and Ireland.

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