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Snow on the line!

Over the night of Saturday 9th/Sunday 10th December a few inches of snow fell in Cassiobury Park.  Although many other railways, attractions and events closed due to the snow, some of our hardy staff cleared the line and we ran trains for a few hours on the Sunday afternoon.  As you can see this produced […]

Ghost Trains a success!

On Friday 27th October – in conjunction with the ‘Park in the Dark’ event organised by Watford Council – we ran after dark Ghost Trains through the woods! Passengers climbed aboard our train at the station and soon found themselves travelling round a woods haunted by ghosts, skeletons, witches and other spooky characters. This was […]

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How can we improve the railway?

Now the railway is in new hands we’re asking for suggestions from the public on how we could improve the railway. As it stands the railway is a bit of a ‘blank slate’ – there is lots of potential to improve and smarten up the railway and the grounds it runs through.  We have a […]

New Owners take over

The 1st July was a significant date for the Watford Miniature Railway as the railway changed hands and opened under new management. The new owners are Southern Miniature Railways Ltd, a small company originally based in Cornwall which has been involved with miniature railways for a number of years.  After 38 years, former operator Jeff […]