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  1. VoBR Launches Online Shop — November 17, 2017
  2. Winchcombe Railway Museum Digitisation Two Thirds Complete — November 7, 2017
  3. Help Wanted — October 26, 2017
  4. Hamfallow Parish Council Visit — October 26, 2017
  5. New Project Starting Soon — October 25, 2017

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Nov 17

VoBR Launches Online Shop

The Vale of Berkeley Railway has launched an online shop for items of clothing ranging from T-shirts and Jackets through to Workwear and Hi-Vis tops, all with the Vale of Berkeley Railway logo attached. A link to the Shop has been provided on the main menu of this website but may also be viewed here. …

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Nov 07

Winchcombe Railway Museum Digitisation Two Thirds Complete

The Winchcombe Railway Museum, in partnership with the Vale of Berkeley Railway, have completed about two thirds of their project to digitise the extensive railway artefacts owned by the Museum. It is hoped one day a new museum building can be built at Sharpness along side the Sharpness branch line so the public can see …

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Oct 26

Help Wanted

In all areas, but especially for Finance and Events. The Vale of Berkeley Railway is a purely volunteer organisation, which depends on the skills and time our volunteers can give to the railway and its projects. Whilst we can always do with extra help in all areas, we’re particularly keen to find more people to …

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Oct 26

Hamfallow Parish Council Visit

On Wednesday (25th Oct) three councillors from Hamfallow Parish Council paid the Vale of Berkeley Railway a visit. They were shown around the engine shed by Graham Sturgess (trustee) and with Wednesday being one of our volunteer days they were able to see a hive of activity on various restoration projects which left them very …

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Oct 25

New Project Starting Soon

We are hoping to soon start the restoration of this GWR 12ton 5 plank Open-A wagon and are in the process of putting a team together. You will need to be a member of the Vale of Berkeley railway, but if interested please get in touch.    

Oct 24

Rotary Club help boost Signal Box Fund

We’re delighted to have recently received a very kind donation of £500 for the Signal Box fund from the Rotary Club of the Royal Forest of Dean, as a result of a talk about the Vale of Berkeley Railway given by Graham Sturgess, one of our trustees. Negotiations with Network Rail are still ongoing to …

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Oct 02

Next Shed Event – Thursday October 26th

The Night the Bridge Came Down As the Severn Bridge was destroyed by fire 57 years ago this month, Paul Barnett takes us through the momentous events of that night in 1960. Not to be missed!! During the evening we usually break for tea and biscuits, where a donation is appreciated and a raffle is …

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Aug 11

VoBR Magazine No 3 Autumn 2016

Aug 11

VoBR Magazine No 2 Summer 2016

Aug 11

Exciting new shed talks planned into next year

Howard Parker, the VoBR Trust Chairman, has been busy the last few months arranging a new line up of exciting talks at the engine shed. These usually take place once a month on a Thursday and cover a wide range of railway or local history topics. Please take a look at the “Shed Events” section …

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