Next Train Services

04 Apr 2020
Diesel trains. The first train departs at 11:00, and the last train at 16.00....see more

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 4th April, and
  • our train services will restart on that day

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

Tour de Yorkshire. On Sunday 5th May the Tour de Yorkshire cycle race finishes in Leeds, which will make it difficult to get to the railway from the North of Leeds. Click here for recommended routes.

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

the engine house

Our visitor centre building

We are ...

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

Click on the controls to watch our video

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

the museum

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

We also have ...

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

 

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

passengers boarding a train

Passengers boarding a train

Find out more ...

  • about visiting us
  • from our 2019 leaflet

After the Fire

Following the major arson attack on neighbouring premises, we have launched this appeal to help repair the damage to our rolling stock and buildings. Click here for more details. Click below to donate.

 

 

After the Fire

Following the major arson attack on neighbouring premises, we have launched this appeal to help repair the damage to our rolling stock and buildings.  Click here for more details.  Click below to donate.

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