Railways

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Barrow Hill Roundhouse

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

  • Car Park
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop

Britain’s last operational railway roundhouse saved from demolition in 1991, now a working railway centre with over 70 locomotives on site.

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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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NRM Shildon

NRM Shildon

Locomotion, Shildon, Durham, DL4 2RE.
Tel: 01904 685 780.

  • Car Park
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

70 railway heritage vehicles from the National Collection. Discover more about Shildon's role as the world's first railway town and the life of railway…

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Fintown Railway

Fintown Railway, Fintown, Donegal, Ireland.
Tel: 00 353 7495 46280.

  • Car Park
  • Part disabled access

The only operational railway in Co. Donegal. A three mile restored section of the former County Donegal Railway amidst spectacular highland scenery overlooking…

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Brecon Mountain Railway

Pant Station, Merthyr Tydfil, Merthyr Tydfil, CF48 2DD.
Tel: 01685 722 988.

  • Car Park
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

A 1ft 11.5 gauge steam railway, 3.5 miles in length through the Brecon Beacons National Park. Seven steam locomotives and one diesel locomotive.

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Tanfield Railway

Marley Hill Station, Old Marley Hill, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE16 5ET.
Tel: 07508 092 365.

  • Car Park
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

Standard gauge railway runs for three miles from Marley Hill to Causey Arch Countryside Park. Oldest existing railway in the world, having first opened…

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Drumawhey Junction Railway

Four Road Ends , 62 Upper Gransha Road, off B172, Co. Down, BT21 0LZ.
Tel: 028 9147 3948 .

  • Car Park
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop

7¼in. gauge 1.5km. Has steep gradients, embankments & cuttings as well as two bridges, twin track tunnel & a level crossing. Four steam locos plus others.

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Heckington Railway Museum

Station Building, Station Road, Heckington, Sleaford, Lincolnshire, NG34 9JJ.
Tel: 01529 460 836.

  • Car Park
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

Housed in the former station building (1859), the museum contains exhibits and artefacts from GNR, GWR, etc.

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Steeple Grange Light Railway

Steeple Grange Light Railway, Wirksworth, Derbyshire, DE4 4LS.
Tel: 01246 235 497.

  • Car Park
  • Souvenir Shop

18in. gauge railway, 800 yds, on trackbed of Cromford & High Peak Railway. Diesel, electric and petrol locos.

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Cavan & Leitrim Railway

Station House, Station Road, Dromod, Leitrim, Ireland.
Tel: 00 353 71 9638 599.

  • Car Park
  • 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…

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Maud Railway Museum

Maud Station, Station Road, Maud, Aberdeenshire, AB42 5LY.
Tel: 01261 861 762.

  • Car Park
  • Full disabled access

Displays of railway history and memorabilia from GNSR to BR days. Housed in the former station buildings at Maud Junction.

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Aln Valley Railway

Lionheart Station, Lionheart Enterprise Park, Alnwick, Northumberland, NE66 2EZ.
Tel: 0300 030 3311.

  • Car Park
  • 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…

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