Middleton Railway Little Railway.. ...Big History
Welcome to the Middleton Railway!
Step aboard and embark on a fascinating journey through time, as we take you on an enchanting ride through the heart of industrial history.
Established in 1758, the Middleton Railway holds the distinction of being the world’s oldest continuously working railway. It was originally built to transport coal from the Middleton Colliery to the thriving markets of Leeds.
We invite you to join us on a voyage through time, to witness the magic and splendour of a bygone era. Come and explore the rich tapestry of Leeds’ industrial past, where the heritage of steam and coal still resonate with every chuff and whistle.
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Had a brilliant day. So much packed in over just one mile of track. Huge thanks to all staff and volunteers.
My first visit today and it won’t be the last. Fantastic day and fantastic value for money. Well done to everyone!