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Update on 2021 Opening 18/02/21

When we gave our last update back in December we were looking forward to opening our doors at the end of March 2021. Because of a legal requirement to stay at home except for essential purposes introduced by the Scottish Government due to the rise ... Read More

Posted at 10:20 pm on February 18, 2021 by boness

Historic Environment Scotland Funding for SRPS

Historic Environment Scotland (HES) has awarded the Scottish Railway Preservation Society (SRPS) £158,654 funding to ensure that essential electrical works can be car ... Read More

Posted at 11:55 am on February 3, 2021 by boness

Landslip Fixed!

We received a late Christmas present at the end of 2020 when our railway line from Bo’ness to Manuel was handed back to us by our contractors following repairs to five major landslides. The damage, which occurred during severe weather conditions in ... Read More

Posted at 11:14 am on January 25, 2021 by boness

Hydrogen Train Project – great news for Bo’ness!

Back in December, a retired ScotRail Class 314 electric train was transported by road from its depot in Glasgow to the Bo’ness & Kinneil Railway where it will be converted ... Read More

Posted at 11:15 am on January 5, 2021 by boness

Landslip Repairs Now Underway

It is really great to report that the landslip repair on our railway line just before Birkhill is underway. It seems a very long time now since the evening of Tuesday 11th and the early hours of Wednesday 12th August, when much o ... Read More

Posted at 1:31 pm on December 14, 2020 by boness