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Behind the scenes tours of the Mid Hants Railway engineering sheds


Mid Hampshire Railway, Station House, Station Hill, Ropley, Alresford, Hampshire, SO24 0BL

Come & explore behind the scenes of 'The Watercress Line' at our Ropley engineering hub, and discover what is involved in renovating and maintaining a steam locomotive.

The tours will take you behind the scenes through our workshops to explore how we restore the steam locomotives and carriages we run on the Watercress Line, as well as discovering what is involved in maintaining them.

Please note that whilst tours and entry to the exhibition at Ropley is free, to travel on the train a ticket must be purchased.

We will be running a two-train service on Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd September. Normal fees apply for travelling on the train. 

●  Saturday 21 September: Tours 1130, 1230, 1330, 1430, & last one 1520

●  Sunday 22 September: Tours 1130, 1230, 1330, 1430, & last one 1520

No booking required.

Access Information:
Surfaces in the yard are uneven in places.

Additional Information:
Tour takes about 45 minutes.