LATEST..          The Oldbury Carriage featured in the CH4 Great Rail Restoration Programme is now on Show in our C&W Workshop at Havenstreet - see blog for further details and catchup link          All operating days and events can be found on our YOUR VISIT - Timetables page          BOOKINGS for our SANTA and BOXING Day events 2018 and NEW YEAR'S DAY 2019 are already being taken. Please note that these events now have to be pre-booked and seating is allocated          Details relating to the Diesel Gala are now available on the Diesel Gala Page
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The Railway

This part of the site is all about The Railway.

Here you will find some of the more fascinating aspects of Isle of Wight Steam Railway. 

We have a whole team of volunteers and staff that help keep the railway running on a day to day basis. Although volunteers run much of our line we have to maintain the same standard of safety as the national railways, and are similarly monitored by the Railway Inspectorate. All of our safety critical staff have undertaken lengthy training and all are monitored to ensure that standards are maintained.
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Five miles of Steam Railway are all that remain from a line that expanded 55 miles across the the rural parts of the Isle of Wight. Travel back in time to find when it all began with the first line opening in 1862.

We also have a fountain of knowledge about our Locomotives, Carriages and Wagons. Our fleet is maintained at the workshop in Havenstreet where you can see some of the restoration work in action.

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TRAM UPDATE July 2018

We are delighted to report a major step forward with the restoration of Ryde Pier Tram Car 2. More information...

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Track Pack - July 2018

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