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Brief History of the Line

The last day of regular BR passenger train operations was on 01 July 1957 Originally known as the Watlington and Princes Risborough Railway Company, the railway wa...

Chinnor Cement Works

In 1908, Mr William Elijah Benton who was a mining engineer from Acton, founded a small business to manufacture lime on the southern edge of Chinnor and this eventually consisted of five Beehive Lime ...

Restoration and Education Centre Appeal

It has been a long term ambition of the railway to provide a covered space for undertaking locomotive and carriage restoration at Chinnor and together with that facility, to also provide a dedicated e...

How the Railway is Signalled

The railway comprises a single line with two termini. It operates a version of traditional One Engine in Steam (OES) signalling regulations. No train may occupy the single line unless its driver has w...

Princes Risborough North Signal Box

See our latest news and views on progress here including a recent visit on Friday 27 November 2015 by Sir William McAlpine, who opened the newly restored staircase. ...

200 Club Lottery

Please HELP us to raise funds for the Association and maybe have the chance of winning a cash prize too:     Have fun and supp...