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Cavan & Leitrim Railway 2020

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

  • Parking
  • Part disabled access

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…

Railways / Heritage Railways

Bowes Railway

Springwell Road, Springwell , Gateshead, Tyne & Wear, NE9 7QJ.
Tel: 01914 161 847.

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Part disabled access

Opened in 1826, now a scheduled Ancient Monument and the only preserved SG rope hauled railway in the world. Has a large collection of non-BR stock and…

Railways / Rail Centre

Borth Station Museum

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

  • Part disabled access

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…

Railways / Railway Museum

Barton House Railway

Hartwell Road, The Avenue, Wroxham, Norfolk, NR12 8TL.
Tel: 01603 782 008.

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

3½in. & 7¼in. gauge. Complete with full size M and GN accessories and museum. Boat service from Wroxham Bridge.

Railways / Miniature Railways

Barrow Hill Roundhouse 2020

Campbell Drive, Barrow Hill, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S43 2PR.
Tel: 01246 475 554.

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

The last surviving railway roundhouse in the United Kingdom with an operational turntable. Built in 1870, it was threatened with demolition in 1991 when…

Railways / Rail Centre

Aln Valley Railway

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

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

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…

Railways / Heritage Railways

Buckinghamshire Railway Centre 2020

Quainton Road Station, Quainton, Nr Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP22 4BY.
Tel: 01296 655 720.

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

Located in the heart of beautiful countryside and covering a mammoth 25 acres, the Centre promises a charming and nostalgic day out. Exhibits range from…

Railways / Rail Centre

Cambrian Heritage Railways 2020

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

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

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

Railways / Heritage Railways

Churnet Valley Railway 2020

Kingsley & Froghall Station, Froghall, Staffordshire, ST10 2HA.
Tel: 01538 750 755.

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

10.5 mile return journey, steam hauled through the Churnet Valley between Cheddleton and Froghall. Also runs on the Cauldon Low line on various dates throughout…

Railways / Heritage Railways

Cholsey & Wallingford Railway 2020

5 Hithercroft Road, Wallingford, Oxfordshire, OX10 9GQ.
Tel: 01491 835 067.

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

The former GWR Cholsey to Wallingford branch with both steam and diesel hauled trains connecting with main line services at Cholsey.

Railways / Heritage Railways

Douglas Bay Horse Tramway

Strathallan Crescent, Douglas, Isle of Man, IM2 4NR.
Tel: 01624 614 687.

  • Souvenir Shop

It is the oldest surviving Horse Tramway in Britain, and the only one to have operated continuously since its opening on 7th August 1876 with the exception…

Railways / Heritage Railways

Ferry Meadows Railway 2020*

Ferry Meadows Country Park, Ham Lane, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE2 5UU.

  • Parking
  • Part disabled access

10.25in. gauge. Steam & diesel. New Darjeeling loco.

Railways / Miniature Railways

Fenland Light Railway 2020*

Mereside Drove, Ramsey Mereside, Ramsey, Cambridgeshire, PE26 2UE.
Tel: 01487 815 628.

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Part disabled access

7¼in. gauge narrow gauge railway operating steam, electric and petrol locomotives. New double oval track on new site, which is constantly developing.

Railways / Miniature Railways

Kent & East Sussex Railway 2020

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

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

Historic 10.5 mile railway connecting Tenterden with Bodiam.

Railways / Heritage Railways

Saltburn’s Inclined Tramway

Lower Promenade, Saltburn-by-the-Sea, Tees Valley, TS12 1HQ.

  • Full disabled access

Opened in 1884, this is the oldest water-balanced cliff lift in Britain. 120ft lift on 207ft track.

Railways / Cliff Railway

Woodseaves Miniature Railway 2020

Woodseaves Garden Plants, Woodseaves, Market Drayton, Shropshire, TF9 2AS.

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

The 7 1/4 inch narrow gauge miniature railway has two resident locomotives, a diesel called 'Sydney' and a steam one called 'Jean', which run around the…

Railways / Miniature Railways

Wroxham Miniature Worlds 2020

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

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

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…

Railways / Model Railway

Yeovil Railway Centre 2020

Yeovil Junction Station, Stoford, Yeovil, Somerset, BA22 9UU.
Tel: 01935 410 420.

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

Brake van/historic coach rides behind steam locomotive on 400 yard long standard gauge line. Turntable demonstrations and Visitor Centre, light refreshments…

Railways / Rail Centre

Whitehead Railway Museum 2020

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

  • Parking
  • Refreshments

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…

Railways / Railway Museum

West Somerset Railway 2020

The Railway Station, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 5BG.
Tel: 01643 704 996.

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

Britain‘s longest preserved railway operating for 20 miles from Bishops Lydeard near Taunton through the stunning scenery of the Quantock Hills and along…

Railways / Heritage Railways

Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway 2020

The Station, Llanfair Caereinion, Welshpool, Powys, SY21 0SF.
Tel: 01938 810 441.

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

This 8-mile long 2ft 6in gauge railway runs from Llanfair Caereinion to Welshpool. Historic original locomotives work alongside preserved steam locomotives…

Railways / Heritage Railways

Wensleydale Railway 2020

Leeming Bar Station, Leases Road, Leeming Bar, Northallerton, Yorkshire, DL7 9AR.
Tel: 01677 425 805.

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

Trains run between Northallerton West and Aysgarth, via Bedale, Leeming Bar and Leyburn through the lowland Vale of Mowbray to the upland splendour of…

Railways / Heritage Railways

Wells Harbour Railway 2020

Pinewoods, Beach Road, Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk, NR23 1DR.

  • Part disabled access

10.25in. gauge. 1,200 yards, running between Wells Harbour and Pinewoods. Diesel locomotives.

Railways / Miniature Railways

Wells & Walsingham Light Railway 2020

Stiffkey Road, Wells Next-the-Sea, Norfolk, NR23 1QB.

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

Regular steam trains from the seaside town of Wells next the Sea to the beautiful village of Walsingham, with it's famous Abbey and shrines, steam-hauled…

Railways / Heritage Railways

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