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