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Ironstone Heritage Centre

The railway at Hunsbury Hill is based on the ironstone workings that closed in 1930s; home to prototype diesel locomotives from Fowler, Planet & Hudswell Clarke and 'Vigilant' the oldest industrial Hunslet, the 4DD Coach and EPB train 5176 are also based here.


  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access


Northamptonshire Ironstone Railway Trust Ltd


Hunsbury Hill Road Camp Hill Northampton Northamptonshire NN4 9UW

  • 01604 702 031
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Open days

11 Mar, 1-2, 22 Apr; 6-7 May, then 2nd & 4th Sun in month & BHol May-Aug; 8-9 Sep. Santas in Dec.


By Bus: 12

By Rail: Northampton / 2 miles

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