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Reading Tony's letter of attempting to win over Mrs L reminded me of when, as a young father I took my five-year-old to the Severn Valley Railway for his first sight of a steam train.
The Tanfield Railway are turning back the clock to the Edwardian era until Easter Monday with a whole host of family activities alongside steam train rides featuring locomotives well over a 100-years-old.
Vintage Trains said it was in "extremely encouraging" talks with other operators but there was no hope for three steam train excursions planned in March and April.
Tickets are also now on sale for Peppa Pig & George Visit on Sunday, May 8, when visitors can enjoy a steam train journey along the line to meet Peppa and George who will be appearing at intervals at The Engine House Visitor Centre at Highley.
If you are fairly fit, like talking to people, have a passion for steam trains and have time to spare, the Gwili Railway would love to hear from you," she said.
The Mallaig steam train is a huge hit with tourists thanks to the Harry Potter films.
According to its new timetable, the first steam train will arrive into the station at 09:44 BST.
Sharon Thompson, 44, from Sunderland took a ride on the steam train with her son Liam, seven.
The operation of regular steam trains at Corwen East station is seen as essential to the success of the project in attracting tourists to the west end of the line from the north and west market segment of North Wales.
Train driver Frank Santrian, 74, has retired from the world-famous Jacobite Steam Train, which covers the West Highland line between FortWilliam and Mallaig.
Plans to restore one of Birmingham's historic railway stations to its former glory reach an important stage today when work begins to allow the return of steam trains.
Steam trains from Birmingham Central to Stratford-upon-Avon will be running from 10.