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Steam Gala Weekend  to mark 100th centenary for historic loco

Steam Gala Weekend to mark 100th centenary for historic loco

The historic steam locomotive engine River Esk turns one hundred this year, with the celebrations set to include visiting...

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Children’s events set to  inspire next generation of engineers

Children’s events set to inspire next generation of engineers

The man behind the popular Peter’s Railway series of children’s books, Christopher Vine, is hoping to keep the talent...

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Easter Fun at the Railway

Easter Fun at the Railway

We are excited to give you information about our upcoming events this Easter at Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway. On 5th &...

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La’al Ratty returns for half-term family fun

La’al Ratty returns for half-term family fun

The Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway is back for the first time in 2023, with a week of special half-term services.

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La'al Ratty nominated for prestigious award

La'al Ratty nominated for prestigious award

One of Cumbria’s most iconic visitor attractions could be adding to its trophy cabinet after being nominated for a top...

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Merry Christmas from the Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway

Merry Christmas from the Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway

Wishing you a very Merry Christmas and a happy new year from all of us here at the Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway.

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‘Cream Tea on the Move’ Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway launch luxury afternoon tea experience

‘Cream Tea on the Move’ Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway launch luxury afternoon tea experience

The Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway, which runs for 7-miles through the dramatic landscapes of the Western Lake District, has...

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Historic Lake District railway to officially launch brand-new exclusive steam rail experiences

Historic Lake District railway to officially launch brand-new exclusive steam rail experiences

The iconic Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway in the Western Lake District will officially launch their exclusive steam rail experiences,...

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The appeal of historic 'La’al Ratty' railway reaches overseas visitors

The appeal of historic 'La’al Ratty' railway reaches overseas visitors

It’s full steam ahead for one of the UK’s oldest railways as it prepares to welcome more global visitors than ever before...

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Steam Gala returns to iconic Lake District Railway with special three-day event

Steam Gala returns to iconic Lake District Railway with special three-day event

One of the UK’s best-loved heritage railway lines is preparing to put on a spectacular steam show, as the Ravenglass &...

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Full steam ahead for Easter holidays at the Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway

Full steam ahead for Easter holidays at the Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway

The iconic Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway is full steam ahead for the Easter holidays with an exciting bundle of family-friendly...

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National Lottery Open Week: Historic Railway Pullman Camping Coaches take centre-stage

National Lottery Open Week: Historic Railway Pullman Camping Coaches take centre-stage

To say thank you for the £30m raised for good causes every week by players, The National Lottery is offering free entry...

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