Kirklees Light Railway

Narrow gauge trains run for 3.5 miles along the former Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway Clayton West branch, through the scenic South Pennine foothills, along high embankments, through historic woodlands, deep cuttings and Shelley Woodhouse Tunnel – the longest tunnel on a narrow gauge railway in Britain. Trains are usually hauled by steam locomotives, are based on historic narrow gauge locos that were built in Britain and exported all over the world.


  • Parking
  • Gift Shop
  • Refreshments
  • Part Disabled Access


Contact & Location

Operator:Kirklees Light Railway Co. Ltd
Address:The Station, Park Mill Way
Clayton West
Nr Huddersfield
Yorkshire HD8 9XJ
Contacts: 01484 865 727
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Open days:From 18th Feb Sat-Sun & BHol. Daily 8 Apr-23 Apr, 27 May-4 Jun; Wed-Sun 7 Jun-16 Jul; Daily 19 Jul-3 Sep; 21 Oct.-5 Nov.
By Bus:From Huddersfield 80 and 81. From Wakefield 435 and 436.
By Rail: Denby Dale / 3 miles

Upcoming Events

01 Dec-24 Dec 2017 Santa Specials

Climb aboard our Santa Special and travel by steam heated carriages to our cosy grotto at Shelley Station.…

This entry was last updated on 14th February 2017

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