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Telford Steam Railway

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The Old Loco Shed Bridge Road | Horsehay, Telford TF4 2NF, England
+44 1952 503880
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

having lived in telford all my life i have never ventured on the Telford steam railway. so one sunday afternoon thought what the hell. what a wonderful surprise, although the track isnt very long it was most enjoyable trip. Only £6 to take a return...More

3  Thank N21FNmikej
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Situated up at Horsehay and run entirely by volunteers this now very popular attraction is a great way to spend time with the family 😊 Explore the train shed, ride on the train 🚂 and discover the wee miniature trains and cafe which caters to...More

Thank vcollier
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

We visited on the Sunday of the 1940s weekend and sadly the weather wasn't great - it didn't stop pouring down - which stopped a lot of the activities from happening however the train side of the venue more than made up for this. My...More

Thank lindysue2018
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Earlier in the week my husband, I nephew and myself walked passed said hello to volunteers and they were amazing, took them on a guided tour because of this we took our friends back on the Sunday morning. Sunday morning we went to pay and...More

2  Thank kimb295
Hannah B, Volunteer at Telford Steam Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Hi there. We’re sorry to hear you were disappointed with your visit. We usually do allow people to pay by card in the shop for the cafe. We are currently replacing the card payment system in the cafe. Was this Sunday 5th August? Our usual...More

Reviewed 7 August 2018

The TSR team were great hosts for a group of our Scouts setting a new world record #railwayrecord to raise funds to go to the 2019 world Scout jamboree. Thank you so much for your help. Loads of history, friendly, helpful staff and well worth...More

Thank PaulHarness
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Firstly, if the attraction is run by volunteers then they do a great job restoring the engines and carriages and I guess that the train driving events and the “polar express” are well run and give visitors a special experience. However, we went for the...More

Thank The_Gordian
Hannah B, Volunteer at Telford Steam Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Hi, we’re sorry you were disappointed with your visit. Our tickets allow you to ride all day, not just a return trip, as well as access to the model railway. Our volunteers are hoping to extend our line to Dosely next year, giving us a...More

Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Visited with friends today. The journey is short but enjoyable. The lady in the ticket office was a bit odd - ignored our request to split the cost of tickets and put them all through in one transaction. Also we wanted to pay by card...More

Thank Mackemeagle
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

This is quite a busy & active Railway run by volunteers. Trains run every half hour at the weekends. Cocessions are £2.50 for an all day Rover ticket.The track is still limited until they start to extend down into Dosely, which may be soon. There...More

1  Thank noorcaughley
Reviewed 15 July 2018

It may only be a small railway, but the staff are very helpful and friendly. Not only is there a full size steam train, but also a short tramway, and miniature and model railways. Plenty to see and keep any kids interested. A good cafe...More

2  Thank markH8236GX
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Although a small steam train line it was a nice day for my son to have his footplate experience. The staff were friendly and very helpful. A good afternoon all round

Thank Martin M
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9 November 2018|
Response from Hannah B | Property representative |
Everyone receives the bell as the first gift of Christmas. There are no extra presents.
9 November 2018|
Response from Hannah B | Property representative |
Premium Tickets on The Polar Express at Telford Steam Railway get an exclusive mug each, a bag per group and a better view of the North Pole. Everyone gets a hot chocolate and cookie, a visit from Santa and the first gift of... More
12 September 2018|
Response from Hannah B | Property representative |
Hi Nicola, we say about 2-2.5 hours from arriving to returning to your car. You’re on the train for around an hour.