Yoshi and the T3

September 20th 2023 to September 27th 2023 The big local news this week was centred on the Swanage Railway as Victorian era Adams T3 Class 4-4-0 locomotive No. 563 was reunited with her tender after remedial tasks were carried out at Herston Works and steamed while complete for the first time in around 75 years.… Continue reading Yoshi and the T3

Yoshi Sees Green

September 13th 2023 to September 19th 2023 Wednesday 13th September 2023 saw what I believe to be the final steam hauled excursion of the year to pass through our neck of the woods. Once again LMS Jubilee 4-6-0 No. 46995 ‘Bahamas’ headed a Railway Touring Company railtour, this time travelling from London Victoria through to the… Continue reading Yoshi Sees Green

Yoshi Travels High Speed

September 6th 2023 to September 12th 2023 Saturday afternoon, I had booked with the Inter-City Railway Society (ICRS) for a visit to Eastleigh Arlington works. An accident involving three cars on the A31 forced the closure of the eastbound dual carriageway between Picket Post and Stoney Cross and created delays of up to two hours.… Continue reading Yoshi Travels High Speed

Yoshi visits Burnham On Sea

August 30th 2023 to September 5th 2023 Wednesday August 30th was a busy day for local rail activity in our part of Dorset with a Class 458/5 unit drag scheduled from Bournemouth depot and the return of a Victorian era “Top Link” engine in the form of London & South Western Railway (LSWR) Adams T3… Continue reading Yoshi visits Burnham On Sea