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Heritage Railways

Battlefield Line

Shackerstone Station, Shackerstone, Leicestershire, CV13 6NW.
Tel: 01827 880 754.

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The last remaining part of the former Ashby & Nuneaton Joint Railway, opened in 1873. The railway captures the very essence of a country line, with steam,…

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Bala Lake Railway

The Station, Llanuwchllyn, Gwynedd, LL23 7DD.
Tel: 01678 540 666.

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The line runs close to Llyn Tegid (Bala Lake) from Llanuwchllyn village to within half-mile of Bala centre giving a nine mile return journey. All trains…

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Avon Valley Railway

Bitton Station , Bath Road, Bitton, Bristol, Bristol, BS30 6HD.
Tel: 0117 932 5538.

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Three miles of track have been re-laid, locomotives and carriages restored, and the sound of steam can once again be heard along the Avon Valley.

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Amerton Railway

Stowe-by-Chartley, Nr Weston, Staffordshire, ST18 0LA.
Tel: 01785 850 965.

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2ft gauge railway, one mile long, Sunday service hauled by Bagnall steam locomotive ‘Isobel‘. Saturday trains generally diesel hauled. Working farm…

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Aln Valley Railway

Lionheart Station, Lionheart Enterprise Park, Alnwick, Northumberland, NE66 2EZ.

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The project is an ambitious plan to reopen the branch line from Alnmouth to Alnwick, the old county town of Northumberland and the ancestral home of the…

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Mid-Norfolk Railway

Dereham Station, Station Road, Dereham, Norfolk, NR19 1DF.
Tel: 01362 851 723.

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East Anglia's longest heritage railway, operates diesel and summer steam train services on the former Great Eastern Railway route between Dereham and Wymondham…

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Chinnor & Princes Risborough Railway

Chinnor Station, Station Approach, Station Road, Chinnor, Oxfordshire, OX39 4BZ.
Tel: 01844 353 535 (Talking Timetable).

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Ex GWR branch line 3.5 miles in length from Chinnor to Thame Junction. Part of former GWR Watlington Branch from Princes Risborough. Steam or diesel hauled…

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Severn Valley Railway

Kidderminster Town Station, Comberton Hill, Kidderminster, Worcestershire, DY10 1QX.
Tel: 01562 757 900.

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Standard gauge railway with an impressive collection of main line locomotives and carriages running a steam-hauled service for 16 miles between Kidderminster…

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Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway

The Railway Station, Toddington, Gloucestershire, GL54 5DT.
Tel: 01242 621 405.

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Standard gauge steam railway on ex-GWR Cheltenham to Stratford mainline, running from Toddington to Cheltenham Racecourse. Also DMU Service from Toddington…

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Crich Tramway Village

The National Tramway Museum, Nr Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 5DP.
Tel: 01773 854 321.

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Vintage tram rides through period street to open countryside, plus 30,000 sq.ft of indoor attractions and an historic collection of over 70 vintage steam,…

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East Lancashire Railway

Bury Bolton Street Station, Bolton Street, Bury, Lancashire, BL9 0EY.
Tel: 0333 320 2830.

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A 12 mile mainly steam hauled tourist railway operating between Heywood-Bury-Ramsbottom and Rawenstall with views of the West Pennine Moors.

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Alderney Railway

Braye Road Station, Alderney, Alderney, GY9 3DA.
Tel: 07911 739 572.

This standard gauge preserved railway is two miles in length. Motive power is a Vulcan 0-4-0D ‘Elizabeth’, two ex LT 1959 Centenary Tubestock and Wickham…

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West Clare Railway

West Clare Railway, Moyasta, Co. Clare, IRELAND.

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The railway has been restored to provide a fun day out for families, where you can immerse yourself in steam, nostalgia and times past. Ireland’s most…

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Llanelli & Mynydd Mawr Railway

Cynheidre, Llanelli, Carmarthenshire/Sir Gaerfyrddin, SA15 5YF.

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The railway opened in 2017 and now runs on selected dates during the year, with two diesel locomotives and rolling stock. The line is currently around…

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Leadhills & Wanlockhead Railway

The Station, Station Road, Leadhills, Lanarkshire, ML12 6XS.
Tel: N/A.

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Britain's highest narrow gauge adhesion railway, reaching 1,498 feet above sea level, and running a selection of historical industrial diesel locomotives.

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High Peak Junction Visitor Centre

High Peak Junction, Lea Road, Cromford, Derbyshire, DE4 5AA.
Tel: 01629 533 298.

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Original workshops of the Cromford & High Peak Railway. Restored main room, forge, exhibition, audio-visual presentation, audio tour and information centre.

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Kent & East Sussex Railway

Tenterden Town Station, Station Road, Tenterden, Kent, TN30 6HE.
Tel: 01580 765 155.

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Historic 10.5 mile railway connecting Tenterden with Bodiam.

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Giants Causeway & Bushmills Railway

Giants Causeway Station, Runkerry Road, Bushmills, Co. Antrim, BT57 8SZ.
Tel: 028 2073 2844.

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3ft gauge heritage steam railway, two miles in length, laid on the route of the former Giant’s Causeway tramway. Two steam and one diesel locomotives…

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Cavan & Leitrim Railway

Station House, Station Road, Dromod, Co. Leitrim, IRELAND.

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So far 1/4 mile of this famous 3ft gauge railway has been rebuilt and a large collection of narrow gauge locomotives and rolling stock are on site. Also…

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Teifi Valley Railway

Station Yard, Henllan, Llandysul, Cardiganshire/Ceredigion, SA44 5TD.
Tel: 01559 371 077.

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A 2ft gauge railway along part of the former GWR branch from Pencader Junction to Newcastle Emlyn. Over 1.75 miles of track has now been laid and both…

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Cambrian Heritage Railways – Oswestry

Oswestry Railway Station, Oswald Road, Oswestry, Shropshire, SY11 1RE.

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Passenger trains from Oswestry station to Middleton Road Bridge. Railway Museum in impressive old Cambrian Railways building. Trains also operate from…

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Cambrian Heritage Railways – Llynclys

Llynclys South Station, Llynclys, Oswestry, Shropshire, SY10 8BX.

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  • Part disabled access

Passenger trains through the beautiful Shropshire countryside to Pen y Garreg halt. Also trains from Oswestry.

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Weardale Railway

Stanhope Station, Stanhope, Bishop Auckland, Co. Durham, DL13 2YS.
Tel: 01388 526 203.

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An 18 mile heritage line which runs from a connection with the main railway network at Bishop Auckland in County Durham to Eastgate in the Weardale Area…

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Midland Railway – Butterley

Butterley Station, Ripley, Derbyshire, DE5 3QZ.
Tel: 01773 570 140.

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Preserved Midland, LMS and BR items in a living museum on 3.5 miles standard gauge line, also one mile 2ft gauge on a 57 acre museum site. Miniature railway.…

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