Welcome to the Middleton Railway

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

Day Out With The Kids Logo

Our Santa Special trains are now running, but are all fully booked.

Santa with train

Please click here for more details.

To avoid disappointment, please do not travel to the railway for these trains unless you have already booked your tickets in advance.


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