Puffing Billy train recreated

Ian Morrell remembered the Puffing Billy from family holidays in Butlins - and then built a working replica of it in his workshop.

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Man recreates Butlins holiday train in his workshop

Puffing Billy gave rides around Butlins in Filey Credit: Ian Morrell

A man who remembered the Puffing Billy train from family holidays to Filey has built a working replica of the attraction in his workshop. Ian Morrell bought an ex-military vehicle to form the base, chassis and engine of his version. Now it is finished, he hopes to find it a carriage.

The working replica, which its creator says would pull a carriage Credit: Ian Morrell


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