The island where it's always nostalgia time

September 25, 2019

CAN there be a time warp like this anywhere on the British railway system? Elderly Tube trains dating from 1938 trundle between Ryde and Shanklin in the Isle of Wight as they have done for the past 30 years. It is quite surreal to see carriages that once did service for squashed London commuters in the tunnels of  Zone One carrying jolly hordes of bucket and spade holidaymakers to the beach. Railway enthusiasts from all over the country come to ...more

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