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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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Wensleydale Railway

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

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

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Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway

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

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

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Welsh Highland Railway

Harbour Station, Porthmadog, Gwynedd, LL49 9NF.
Tel: 01766 516 024.

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The rebuilt railway runs from the Ffestiniog Railway's Porthmadog Harbour Station, via Snowdonia and the Aberglaslyn Pass to Caernarfon. This 2ft gauge…

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Welsh Highland Heritage Railway

Tremadog Road, Porthmadog, Gwynedd, LL49 9DY.
Tel: 01766 513 402.

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Porthmadog (WHR) to Pen-y-Mount Junction. 1.75 mile round trip in heritage coaches – includes a guided tour of the museum. Find out about the narrow…

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Wells & Walsingham Light Railway

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

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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…

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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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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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Rhyl Miniature Railway

Marine Lake, Wellington Road, Rhyl, Denbighshire/Sir Ddinbych, LL18 1AQ.
Tel: 01352 759 109.

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Britain's oldest miniature railway, opened in 1911, and is located at Marine Lake, only a short walk from the new iconic pedestrian bridge Pont y Ddraig.…

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Lavendon Narrow Gauge Railway

Harrold Road, Lavendon, Buckinghamshire, MK46 4HU.
Tel: 01234 712 653.

7¼in. gauge. Three steam, one diesel loco. Also there are displays of aircraft cockpits, bygones and railway memorabilia.

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Lavender Line

Isfield Station, Nr Uckfield, East Sussex, TN22 5XB.
Tel: 01825 750 515.

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Restored Southern Railway station and two mile round trip. Several steam and diesel locomotives on site with selection of rolling stock. Also on site is…

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Lappa Valley Railway

St Newlyn East, Newquay, Cornwall, TR8 5LX.
Tel: 01872 510 317.

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15in. gauge steam railway on former GWR branch line. Two mile return trip. Two steam, two diesel locomotives. Historic Cornish lead mine engine house.…

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Kerr’s Miniature Railway

West Links Park, Queen's Drive, Arbroath, Angus, DD11 1QD.
Tel: 01241 879 249.

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10¼in. gauge, 400yards. Two steam, three petrol, one diesel locos. Alongside Aberdeen-Edinburgh mainline.

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Heatherslaw Light Railway

Ford Forge, Heatherslaw, Cornhill-on-Tweed, Northumberland, TD12 4TJ.
Tel: 01890 820 317.

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15in. gauge steam operated railway running for 2.25 miles along the banks of the River Till to Etal Castle, giving stunning views of the Northumberland…

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Hayling Railway

Beachlands Station, Beachlands, Hayling Island, Hampshire, PO11 0AG.
Tel: 07775 696 912.

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2ft gauge line running along Hayling Island seafront.

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Groudle Glen Railway

Groudle Glen, Onchan, Isle of Man, .
Tel: 01624 670 453.

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Famous 2ft gauge railway 0.75 mile long from Lhen Coan station to Sea Lion Rocks. Motive power consists of two diesels, Bagnall 2-4-0 ‘Sea Lion’, the…

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Eden Valley Railway

Warcop Station, Warcop, Appleby-in-Westmorland, Cumbria, CA16 6PR.
Tel: 01768 342 309.

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The current running line is approximately 2.2 miles in length, terminating at Southfields, but are working towards restoration of the railway line between…

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Bentley Miniature Railway

Bentley Country Park, Halland, Lewes, East Sussex, BN8 5AF.
Tel: 0845 867 2583.

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Ground level 5in. & 71/4in. gauge, using steam and non-steam locomotives to standard and narrow-gauge profiles. One mile long (71/4in.), with three stations…

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Audley End Miniature Railway

Audley End Road, Audley End, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB11 4JB.
Tel: 01799 510 726 .

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This popular 1.5 mile track railway runs through the beautiful Audley End Estate Woodland, designed by Capability Brown. Boasting hundreds of majestic…

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Yeovil Railway Centre

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

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

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Vale of Rheidol Railway

Park Avenue, Aberystwyth, Cardiganshire/Ceredigion, SY23 1PG.
Tel: 01970 625 819.

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Opened in 1902 to carry lead ore, timber and passenger traffic. The narrow track gauge allows the railway to follow the contours of the terrain with many…

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Toddington Narrow Gauge Railway

Toddington Station, Toddington, Nr Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL54 5DT.
Tel: 01452 511 111.

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2ft gauge railway runs for around 3/4 of a mile and is worked with steam and diesel locomotives from Britain, Belgium, Poland and South Africa. Located…

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Thompson Park Railway

Thompson Park, Colne Road, Burnley, Lancashire, BB11 2AA.
Tel: 07957 714 148.

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Nick-named ‘The Lollipop Line’ – the railway is a seven-minute, one kilometre, permanent 7 1/4 inch gauge railway. Steam, electric & internal combustion…

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Talyllyn Railway

Wharf Station, Tywyn, Gwynedd, LL36 9EY.
Tel: 01654 710 472.

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A 2ft 3in narrow gauge steam railway running through south Snowdonia, from Tywyn on the coast to Dolgoch Falls, Abergynolwyn and the foot of the slate…

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