We were delighted today to receive an email containing the following sentence: We are satisfied that FRIENDS OF THE THORPE LIGHT RAILWAY is a charity and it has been entered onto the Register of Charities with the Registered Charity Number 1173702. Thank you everyone for your support and assistance, this means we can move to […]
Work has continued on Thorpe Light Railway over the past few months, our new bridge structure has started to near completion with the last of the dry stone walling taking place. Our tunnel now has a roof on, well almost, a few more blocks need to be cut. The tunnel was christened by Effie the […]
On Sunday June 28th we will hold our first open day for members of the public. Details of the event can be seen on the event page. In June members finished of our new bridge, the bridge has redone during May and June. We began by removing old sleepers which had rotted away over time. […]
With two years of fantastic events we are back for our third year! Thorpe Light railway is hosting the first open day of 2015 on June 28th. we hope to see you at the railway! If you have any questions please head to the contact page!
As well as the usual maintenance including tackling a backlog from when the railway was closed we are well underway with two major ways of improving the Thorpe Light Railway. These are reinstating the tunnel roof and a programme to get the track back into top condition. Tunnel This is a typical feature of a […]
In the summer of 2014 Thorpe Light Railway welcomed a wide range of visitors over three months. The railway would like to thank everyone who came and we hope too see you in the future. please take a look at the events page and join us for 2015