Fancy jumping aboard the Zoo Crew and joining us as our newest land train driver? We’re looking to recruit a permanent driver for our popular diesel locomotive, which transports passengers from the zoo entrance to the heart of the 40-acre site in minutes, passing some of the world’s rarest animals on the hilly route along … Continue reading Fancy jumping aboard the Zoo Crew?
We’re continuing our look back at DZG life as part of our 80th anniversary celebrations and this month we’re showcasing our miniature railway! The £2,000 Dudley Zoo Railway opened in June 1938 and travelled one mile through wooded land from the Bear Ravine to the zoo entrance. The two original two-ton steam engines, named Lady … Continue reading Throwback Thursday
We’re saying hola to a new diesel locomotive, which has arrived at DZG from sunny Spain! The new red and white land train formally transported holiday makers across the seafront in Alicante, but is now ready to carry thousands of visitors from the entrance to the heart of the zoological gardens in minutes. And a … Continue reading From sunny Spain to DZG!