• Operating Days & Special Events

    Our list of operating days throughout 2014

  • Steam Gala Feedback

    The gala was a close run thing – we completed the construction of the trackwork in the locomotive yard leading to the new servicing pit at lunch time on Friday 15th November after rebuilding the pointwork, donated from Barrington Cement Works and barely dismantled a matter of three weeks before, as well as essential jacking…

  • Steam Enthusiast Update!


    We are closing in on the largest gathering of operational steam locomotives at Cottesmore since our relaunch! Phone calls and emails have been bouncing around the internet as we start to coordinate the moves required to get the locomotives to Rutland in time for the event. With SIR THOMAS ROYDEN returning around 350 miles from…

  • Yard Development Update

    When we started the complete rebuild of the locomotive yard in March of this year, we knew that we had a real task on our hands. After removing the contaminated trackbeds in the area, over 250 tons of fill material and a drainage system have been installed. The experience gained in rebuilding the central area…

  • Autumn Steam Gala Event


    More details regarding the 2-day steam event to be held later in the month.