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  • Running days in June 2022
    on Mai 11, 2022

    Did you miss the chance to ride on our HST during our first operational weekend in April or maybe you just want another chance to ride because you enjoyed it so much? We’re pleased to announce that our friends at Midland Railway – Butterley have invited us to operate again over the weekend of Saturday ... Read more

  • 125 Group wins award
    on Mawrth 17, 2022

    125 Group is very proud to report it has won a HRA award for the Rail Express Modern Traction category. The award is presented for “the Group’s power cars Nos. 43048 and 43089, plus eight Mk.3 coaches, achieved a preservation speed record, when the consist reached 125mph during a planned stock movement south of Retford ... Read more

  • Running days in April 2022
    on Mawrth 10, 2022

    125 Group is delighted to announce its first running days for over two years. With the kind agreement of our hosts at the Midland Railway – Butterley, our production HST will be making its first passenger operations since we took ownership during the weekend of 2nd and 3rd April 2022. Running a shortened set, we ... Read more

  • Visit and donation from Crosscountry
    on Mawrth 4, 2022

    We recently had David Jones and John Robson from Crosscountry trains visit our set with a kind donation of several hundred first class headrest covers (antimacassars). During the visit, the opportunity was taken to test fit these to one of our first class coaches (image below) as well as discuss the possiblility of future collaboration, ... Read more

  • Mainline Manoeuvres
    on Chwefror 10, 2022

    43159 has now joined 125 Group’s operational fleet at Swanwick Junction. On Saturday 5th February our power cars 43089 and 43048  worked from Swanwick to Leicester LIP.  Once they arrived, they were wrapped around a collection of Mk3 loco hauled coaches including a MK3 DVT for onward transfer to Loughborough works on behalf of DATS and UKRL, the latter ... Read more