The Branch Line Society - UK-based voluntary association for railway enthusiasts

Established in 1955 and is widely recognised as Britain's leading amateur group for the study of railway infrastructure and history of networks (and not nowadays, despite its title, just minor lines).

Heritage Shunters Trust - Group with the most ex-BR shunters in the UK

This Group is based at Peak Rail and the Group and its individual members buy derelict and unserviceable ex-BR Diesel Shunters and restore them to their former glory.

End of the line - Withdrawn and stored locomotives in the UK

This is an excellent site that features all the withdrawn and stored locomotives in the UK and PLEG relies on gen from it!

Preserved Diesels - Engine and railway details

The best all round preserved diesel site. PLEG and Tim exchange information and, like so many other enthusiasts, find his site invaluable.

Presgen - Preserved loco running & event details

Six Bells Junction - Railtour and preserved railway gala reviews

Gary's site is the industry standard website for railtour / diesel gala reviews. All of our reviews are on there, and if you have written a review it is probably on there too!

UK Heritage Railways

A guide to the entire heritage railway scene in the UK and Ireland, including details of special events, trains and operating days for all heritage railways.

The Shunter Spot

You have to sign up to the forum but once you are in you'll have all the shunter gen you could possibly need.

Preserved Railway Stock List

An attempt to locate and identify all the Locomotives and Rolling Stock still extant in the UK at Preservation, Private and Industrial sites throughout the country.

Class 58 Locomotive Group - For more information click here to send an email

Rail Blue - Classic photos of 1970's and 1980's traction

Rolling Stock Components - CF Booth's rolling stock component sales division, for all your preservation spares requirements!