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Braithwaite Tank

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Braithwaite Tank

North Staffordshire Railway Company have purchased a Braithwaite galvanised steel water tank from the new owners of Thomas Bolton's Froghall works, Panel Co. The tank will shortly be moved to Cheddleton where it will be used to store in excess of 6000 gallons of water to supply the former Hanley St ...

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Knotty Coach 28 To Be Restored!

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Knotty Coach 28 To Be Restored!

    The "North Staffordshire Railway Company (1978)" is pleased to announce that an agreement has been reached with the "Knotty Coach Trust" based at the nearby Foxfield Railway, that will see former North Staffordshire Railway 4-wheeled 1st Class coach No.28 restored to its former glory.

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Anything Goes Gala 21st & 22nd June 2014

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Anything Goes Gala 21st & 22nd June 2014

Back by popular demand is the Anything Goes Gala that will feature all home based locomotives hauling services between Froghall – Leekbrook and up the steeply graded line to Ipstones Loop. This section of line features 5 miles of gradients ranging from 1 in 40 – 1 in 59 posing a stiff test to any locomotive. The home fleet set to feature at the gala are; &mi ...

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