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Hampton & Kempton Waterworks Railway

2ft gauge railway. The Hanworth Loop is the first stage of a major project to reinstate the historic narrow gauge line that hauled coal from the Thames at Hampton to the giant steam pumping engines that are in the beautiful listed building adjacent to the railway.


  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Part disabled access


Kempton Park Waterworks Snakey Lane Hanworth Middlesex TW13 6XH

Open days

Sun 16 Mar-17 Nov 1030-1600. Santa in Dec. Also Sat when Kempton Steam Museum is open.


By Bus: 290, H25

By Rail: Kempton Park / 1 mile

It is probably one of the best kept secrets in West London and they have one of the oldest working steam locomotives in the south of England.

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