Railways around Peterborough & The National Rail Network & Heritage railways in the UK
Gloucestershire & Warwickshire Railway
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Toddington Narrow Gauge Railway
Chakas Kraal No.6
This 0-4-2T narrow gage locomotive was built by the Hunslet Engine Co. Ltd. of Leeds in 1940.
This locomotive working life was in the South African sugar cane industry at the Gledhow Chakaskraal Sugar Co. Ltd. It was purchased by a group of the members and returned to this country in 1981.
The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway has a narrow gauge railway at its Toddington railway station called the Toddington Narrow Gauge Railway. This NG railway is operated by the North Gloucestershire Railway Company.
The gauge of this railway is 2ft and it is about 3/4 of a mile long. It only runs on certain days of the year so you need to check the dates it is running on there web site. http://www.toddington-narrow-gauge.co.uk
there is a also a link on the main Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway's web site
The Toddington Narrow Gauge Railway was open during the Cotswold Festival of Steam at Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway on the 30th May 2016 when I took the photos on this page.
0-6-0T Tourska at Toddington
This 0-6-0T locomotive is named Tourska built by Chrzanow in 1957 was also in steam at the Toddington Narrow Gauge Railway.
The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway has saved a part of the former Great Western Railways mainline from Birmingham via Stratford-upon-Avon to Cheltenham. The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway runs trains between the Cheltenham Race Course station at Cheltenham to Broadway. It now has stations at Gotherington Winchcombe and Hails Abbey Halt and Toddington and Broadway (Broadway station only reopened in 2018 ).
Page updated 28/4/2020
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