Thursday, 14 November 2013

RH&DR Loco Roster from Monday 1st September 2014

Monday 1st September: Northern Chief, Green Goddess, Winston Churchill, Hurricane and diesel Captain Howey

Tuesday 2nd September: Doctor Syn, Winston Churchill, Hurricane, Green Goddess and diesel Captain Howey

Wednesday 3rd September: Winston Churchill, Green Goddess, Hurricane and diesel Captain Howey

Thursday 4th September: Hurricane, Green Goddess, Winston Churchill and diesel Captain Howey

Friday 5th September: Hurricane, Green Goddess, Doctor Syn and diesel Captain Howey

Saturday 6th September: Green Goddess, Hurricane, Doctor Syn and diesel Captain Howey


Hercules is in Cumbria assisting on Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway

Samson is out of service pending major overhaul.

Southern Maid and Typhoon's boilers have now returned to New Romney and the work of returning them to service has commenced.

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 20th and Sunday 21st September
Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th October
Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th October
Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd November
Saturday 15th and 16th November
Saturday 29th and 30th November

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