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Welcome to the award-winning official website for the Furness Railway Trust.
For the latest on what we - and our locomotives and carriages - have been up to, visit our weekly blog.
We are based in the North West of England but our locomotives and carriages are found at heritage railway sites nationwide.
We are also on Facebook.
Website by Neil Smith and Mike Rigg
Colours used are original to the Furness Railway Company paint scheme.
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Website last updated: 10th February 2014
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5643 has been winning new admirers in a year long contract hire to the Bluebell Railway.
Meanwhile work is advancing to return "Cumbria" to steam in 2014 as extensive specialist boiler repairs are coming to completion, whilst new pistons have been installed in the locomotive's cylinders.
And FR Number 20 remains operational locomotive in residence at Locomotion, the National Railway Museum at Shildon, County Durham. It is in steam this Friday and Saturday for driver experience days, and then for public steamings this Sunday.
We can now confirm that the Preston Branch meetings will resume on October 14th, with a video show by Alan Middleton.