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
Postponement of Opening in 2020 – 01/12/2020
Further to our announcement earlier in the year, we regret to inform you that we will be extending the closure of the Railway and Museum to visitors to the end of 2020. This includes the Station Buffet, Gift Shop, Model Railway & Visitor Trail. ... Read More
Posted at 9:37 am on December 1, 2020 by boness
Exciting Times as Railway is Steaming Ahead to 2021!
The Scottish Railway Preservation Society (SRPS) which manages the Bo’ness & Kinneil Railway and Museum of Scottish Railways, has been awarded additional funding of over £234,000 from The National Lottery Heritage Fund towards its Stea ... Read More
Posted at 1:21 pm on November 18, 2020 by boness
Emergency Landslide Appeal Update 3rd October
Over the last 6 weeks we have been amazed by the generous support shown by our members and visitors for our ‘Emergency Landslide Appeal’ that was launched to fix storm damage that occurred during August on the Bo’ness & Kinneil Railway. To ... Read More
Posted at 6:50 pm on October 3, 2020 by boness
“This hidden gem is only 40 minutes drive from Glasgow and Edinburgh. The staff are really friendly and looked after us as we boarded a beautiful steam train, we saw heritage diesels too. The sights, smells and sounds really took us back in time. After a browse around the excellent Museum of Scottish Railways and a bite to eat in the Station Buffet we all agreed we would recommend it to everyone and we would definitely be back.”
Mr P Gray, Falkirk
Please Wave Safely – Steam Trains on the Tracks ..
We love it when we see happy faces on Bo’ness Fo...Read more
Steaming Ahead : New Engineering Facility Takes Sh..
Our National Lottery Heritage Funded Steaming Ahea...Read more
Update on 2021 Opening 18/02/21..
When we gave our last update back in December we w...Read more
The Scottish Railway Preservation Society
Operators of Bo’ness & Kinneil Railway and Museum of Scottish Railways
Scottish Charity No. SC002375