This page has a selection of links to other clubs and organisations that may be of interest to you. All links open in a separate window.
Like Harlington, these societies offer miniature train rides on their public open days.
Located near the Coach & Horses public house in the centre of Ickenham, the Ickenham and District Society of Model Engineers has a ground level track of 3½" and 5" gauges.
The Harrow and Wembley Society of Model Engineers is located in Field End Road, Eastcote. It has a ground level track, with 3½", 5" and 7¼" gauges.
Based at the Northolt Village Community Centre, the Northolt Model Railway Club has a raised level track of 3½" and 5" gauges.
This 12" gauge railway runs around the edge of Ruislip Lido.
These organisations have working steam engines.
London Museum of Water & Steam
(pka Kew Bridge Steam Museum)
Located near Kew Bridge, this museum has a collection of steam engines used for pumping water, as well as a steam hauled, narrow gauge railway (2' gauge).
Kempton Great Engines Trust
Situated at Kempton Park Waterworks, the Kempton Great Engines Trust has the "largest fully operational Triple Expansion Steam Engine in the world".
Further afield are:
Crossness Pumping Station
The Crossness Pumping Station is situated in Abbey Wood, East London, and houses a victorian pumping station.
Markfield Beam Engine and Museum
Located in Tottenham, this organisation has restored a victorian steam beam engine to operational condition.
A very useful resource for all parents: if you are a parent, this site is a must!
A useful site which collates all UK steam tour info into one location. Go to the "2018 Tours" page for the complete list!
A fascinating website, which allows you to see real time info on all train movements, for up to a week ago, plus schedules for into the future. The most interesting aspect is being able to see freight train timings as well! For full timings, use the Advanced Search
option (accessible using the Search button on the home page).
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