Chiltern Railways

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Chiltern Railways - Latest news, articles and photos

Concept train interior offers more space for luggage
Concept train interior offers more space for luggage

Concept train interior offers more space for luggage

A concept design for a new fleet of trains has been shown off with a novel seat design that creates more space for luggage next to the passenger.

Apr
07
Chiltern Railways testing a train with a hybrid Rolls Royce engine
Chiltern Railways testing a train with a hybrid Rolls Royce engine

Chiltern Railways testing a train with a hybrid Rolls Royce engine

Chiltern Railways, which operates services out of Marylebone station, has started testing a train fitted with a special sort of Rolls Royce engine.

Jun
29
2021
London Underground adds step-free access to Amersham station
London Underground adds step-free access to Amersham station

London Underground adds step-free access to Amersham station

Amersham Station, at the western ends of the Metropolitan Line, has gained step-free access after a new lift shaft and walkway opened to the public.

Feb
04
2021
Restoring the Princes Risborough railway signal box
Restoring the Princes Risborough railway signal box

Restoring the Princes Risborough railway signal box

The UK's largest surviving Great Western Railway signal box can be found just under an hour from central London, and occasionally, is open to the public to have a look inside.

Oct
13
2020
Days out of London – High Wycombe
Days out of London – High Wycombe

Days out of London – High Wycombe

High Wycombe is a large town on the Oxford to London route which has been around for roughly 1,000 years, but for much of its time was quite a small village, until the 17th century when the paper industry arrived.

Mar
04
2020
Day trips from London – West Wycombe & the Hellfire caves
Day trips from London – West Wycombe & the Hellfire caves

Day trips from London – West Wycombe & the Hellfire caves

A small picturesque village in the Chilterns famous for the deeds of its long time owner, and the notorious hellfire caves.

Feb
26
2020
Day trips from London – Wendover
Day trips from London – Wendover

Day trips from London – Wendover

This is Wendover, a small rather well to do town with just enough of a cluster of old things to look at to make a visit worthwhile.

Jan
16
2020
Day trips from London – Great Missenden and the Roald Dahl museum
Day trips from London – Great Missenden and the Roald Dahl museum

Day trips from London – Great Missenden and the Roald Dahl museum

A small village in Buckinghamshire that would otherwise be totally unremarkable, is now a heritage centre for one man.

Jan
09
2020
Ride a rare railway with Chiltern Railways on Sunday
Ride a rare railway with Chiltern Railways on Sunday

Ride a rare railway with Chiltern Railways on Sunday

This Sunday (10th June), thanks to engineering works, there's a chance to take a trip along a little used bit of railway in West London.

Jun
07
2018
Tickets Alert: Rare railway tour planned
Tickets Alert: Rare railway tour planned

Tickets Alert: Rare railway tour planned

Next month will be a chance to ride trains along a rarely used bit of track, and raise money for a worthy charity at the same time.

May
07
2018
Southern Railway tops the league of worst railways
Southern Railway tops the league of worst railways

Southern Railway tops the league of worst railways

For the third year in a row, Southern Railway has scored the lowest customer satisfaction ranking in a survey by Which magazine.

Jan
16
2018
Riding the Parliamentary Train out of Paddington
Riding the Parliamentary Train out of Paddington

Riding the Parliamentary Train out of Paddington

Little known and rarely used, but those in the know who wait at Paddington Station at just the right time can take a trip one of the UK's mysterious Parliamentary Trains.

May
08
2017
Just two weeks left to ride the Bubble railway line
Just two weeks left to ride the Bubble railway line

Just two weeks left to ride the Bubble railway line

A ride in a cute little bubble car railway train through the rolling fields of English countryside just outside London. What could be better? Well you have just two weeks to do it.

May
02
2017
Ian Visits Broughton Castle
Ian Visits Broughton Castle

Ian Visits Broughton Castle

Roughly a 2.5 mile walk from Banbury town centre can be found an Elizabethan manor house which has been owned by the same family for around 650 years.

Aug
29
2016