Steam Train company halts services amid safety row

Tyseley based steam train company Vintage Trains have halted operations for the last two weeks after concerns from the Office of Rail and Road (ORR) about Health and Safety. Interestingly, the issues are with West Coast Railways – not Vintage Trains – who operate the trains. The ORR have confirmed that Vintage Trains are still allowed to run their trains, but have voluntarily ended operations until the matter is resolved. Sadly, the first cancellation came on February 13th, just before Valentine’s Day with many loved up couples not being able to take the journey. Now the popular Shakespeare Express –¬†which … Continue reading Steam Train company halts services amid safety row