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Save Our Service Appeal

The Swanage Railway offers a more intensive heritage steam and diesel timetable train service than virtually any other preserved railway.

Amount raised as of 8 July is £234,054 THANK YOU!

Visit www.saveourservice.co.uk to donate or

text 'SOS' to 70470 to donate £10. This costs £10 plus a standard rate message.

Alternatively, you can choose to give any whole amount between £1 and £20. E.g. texting 'SOS 4' = £4 plus a std rate msg.

Click here to see our SOS Video on YouTube. 


We would like to thank everyone for their generous donations.

Steam and diesel galas, Family events plus regular Evening Dining and Sunday Lunch services complement themed events such as our highly popular Santa Special trains during the run up to Christmas.

Our award-winning standard gauge preserved steam railway is located in Dorset with easy access from neighbouring Hampshire and the South of England. Visitors can experience a unique journey through six miles of beautiful scenery passing the magnificent ruins of Corfe Castle, travelling down to the blue flag beach at Swanage.

You can even drive and fire your own steam train thanks to our one-hour footplate taster experience