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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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West Cork Model Railway Village

Inchydoney Road, Clonakilty, Co. Cork, IRELAND.

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Walking into the Model Village you step back in time and see life as it was in the 1940s. See the old West Cork railway line portrayed in delightful miniature…

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Kiltimagh Railway Museum

Kiltimagh Railway Museum, Kiltimagh, Co. Mayo, IRELAND.

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The museum houses railway artefacts and many other items reflecting different aspects of our past including two old railway carriages.

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Museum of Scottish Railways

Bo'ness Station, Union Street, Bo'ness, West Lothian, EH51 9AQ.
Tel: 01506 822 298.

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Extensive collection of locomotives, carriages, wagons and many other items telling the story of railways in Scotland.

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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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Heath Park Miniature Railways & Tramway

Heath Park, King George V Drive East, Cardiff, Cardiff, CF14 4AW.

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Steam, diesel and electric train and tram rides in delightful parkland on the outskirts of Cardiff.

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Famous Trains Model Railway

Markeaton Park, Derby, Derbyshire, DE22 3BG.

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A large, permanent 00 scale model railway and exhibition. Watch the model trains go by – learn about the railway history and how railways operate –…

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Rudyard Lake Steam Railway

Rudyard Station, Rudyard Road, Nr. Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 8PF.
Tel: 01538 306 704.

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Steam locos are always used on trains on a scenic three mile return trip along the side of Rudyard lake.

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Borth Station Museum

Cambrian Terrace, Borth, Cardiganshire/Ceredigion, SY24 5HT.

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The museum is a fascinating community heritage centre, where you can wallow in nostalgia from the heyday of the railways and those happy holidays by the…

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Wroxham Miniature Worlds

Station Business Park, Horning Road West, Hoveton, Norfolk, NR12 8QJ.

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It is the largest indoor modelling attraction in the UK stretching over 10,000sqft with some of the largest model railways in the world on permanent public…

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Old Royal Station

Station Square, Ballater, Aberdeenshire, AB35 5RB.
Tel: 01339 755 306.

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Restored Victorian railway station containing displays on the 100 year history of royal use. Unique Queen Victoria’s royal waiting room. Tourist Information…

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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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Bridgend Miniature Railway

Fountain Road (opposite the Nature Reserve), Aberkenfig, Bridgend, Bridgend, CF32 0EH.

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Miniature railway of various gauges is located in over four acres of woodland adjacent to the Parc Slip Nature Reserve.

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Sutton Hall Railway

Tabors Farm, Sutton Hall, Shopland Road, Rochford, Essex, SS4 1LQ.

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10¼in. gauge, 1.25 miles. ‘Britannia’ class steam locomotive and one PE locomotive.

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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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Whitehead Railway Museum

Castleview Road, Whitehead, Co. Antrim, BT38 9NA.

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The museum has five galleries which combines the past with the present, where you can get really close up to the historic steam locomotives and carriages…

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Headhunters Barbers Shop & Railway Museum

5 Darling Street, Enniskillen , Co. Fermanagh, BT74 7DP.
Tel: 028 6632 7488.

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Take a remarkable journey into the past bringing the golden age of the railway vividly to life. Start a journey of discovery at the reconstructed Railway…

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Beer Heights Light Railway

Pecorama, Underleys, Beer, Seaton, Devon, EX12 3NA.
Tel: 01297 21542.

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Passenger carrying 71/4 in. gauge miniature railway set in beautiful gardens with stunning views. Fascinating Model Railway Exhibition staged in locations…

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The Princess Royal Class Locomotive Trust – West Shed

c/o: The Midland Railway, Butterley Station, Ripley, Derbyshire, DE5 3QZ.

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Visit the West Shed to see historic steam locomotives and railway carriages with displays, films and an active engineering workshop. Whether you’re a…

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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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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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