Thursday, 14 November 2013

RH&DR Loco Roster from Good Friday 18th April 2014

Good Friday 18th April: Green Goddess, Hercules, Winston Churchill, Northern Chief and diesel Captain Howey

Easter Saturday 19th April: Hercules, Green Goddess, Winston Churchill, Doctor Syn and diesel Captain Howey.

General Loco Roster Information

Doctor Syn has been readied for Easter operation and awaits a trial after last autumns repairs.

Samson is out of service pending major overhaul.

Hurricane's boiler has returned from repair and reassembly is underway

Southern Maid and Typhoon's boilers have now been sent away for repair

Thursday, 1 December 2011

Driver Experience Courses: Autumn 2014

Our courses are very hands on and include at least 17 miles at the regulator, a light breakfast, lunch and initial safety briefing and certificate as well as expert tuition. From the feedback we receive they are great fun too.

Each day costs £275.00 payable on booking and it is possible to accommodate groups of three who wish to do these together.

Dates available for Hythe and Dungeness Line Basic Course please call 01797 362353.

Those who have already undertaken the basic course can join an Advanced Course for £400.00 sharing only with one other person:

To book for Autumn 2014 please call 01797 362353

All final bookings must be accompanied by full payment to guarantee your space. We do accept debit and credit card payments.

To book please call on 01797-363256
 Monday to Fridays 9-5 or email on

Friday, 16 April 2010

Volunteer Working Parties 2014

These very popular ways of joining in the maintenance and improvement work on the railway were traditionally winter affairs but now continue through the summer also.

Dates are as follows:

Saturday/Sunday 26/7th April
Sunday 1st June
Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th June
Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th June
Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th July 
If you have attended before and have attended a Safety induction day please just let Steve Godden know so that we can manage the work activities accordingly. Food and drink is provided.

If you have not volunteered before it is not a problem but we will need to get you up to speed on an induction day. Not too onerous but a good way to become part of the team. This can be arranged by sending an email to