Welcome to the Middleton Railway

Closed for Maintenance ...

  • the railway is currently closed for winter maintenance work
  • public access or visits to the site are currently not possible
  • we will re-open on Saturday 31st March, and
  • our train services will restart on that day

YouTube You are welcome to visit our Youtube Video Shed instead YouTube


Website Maintenance ...

  • currently we are updating our other web pages with details of the coming season
  • you are welcome to browse them to find out more about the railway and about what we offer
  • if the information that you want is not there yet, please try again in a week or two

We are ...

  • the world’s oldest working railway
  • in South Leeds, with easy road access
  • operated entirely by volunteers



Our visitor centre building

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We offer you ...

  • train rides ...
    • Saturdays, Sundays,
    • Bank Holidays,
    • Holiday Wednesdays,
  • plenty to do and see ...
    • both indoors and outside
  • an easy way to visit Middleton Park
  • a fun day out for all the family


We also have ...

  • a museum (entry free)
  • a souvenir shop
  • a car park
  • easy disabled access



Visitors in the museum.
The steps give access to the locomotive cabs


the party coach

The saloon coach decorated for a party train.
The table at the end can be used for catering

Special attractions ...

  • a variety of special events
  • trains for birthday parties
  • Santa Special trains
  • facilities for school parties


Find out more ...

  • about visiting us
  • from our 2017 leaflet



passengers boarding a train

Passengers boarding a train

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