Next Train Services

19 Sep 2021
Steam trains, plus illustrated talks. The site opens at 10:00, the first train departs at 10:30, and the last train at 15:30....see more

CoViD-19 Precautions ...

  • government restrictions have been removed
  • we are working towards normal operations
    • but we are keeping some precautions in place
    • for the safety and well-being of visitors and staff
  • we are asking visitors to continue to wear face masks
  • we are asking visitors to keep safe distances apart

the engine house

Our visitor centre building

We are ...

  • the world’s oldest working railway
  • in South Leeds, with easy road access
  • operated entirely by volunteers

Click on the controls to watch our video

We offer you ...

  • train rides ...
    • Saturdays, Sundays,
    • Bank Holidays,
    • Holiday Wednesdays,
  • plenty to do and see ...
    • both indoors and outside
  • an easy way to visit Middleton Park
  • a fun day out for all the family

the museum

Visitors in the museum.
The steps give access to the locomotive cabs

We also have ...

  • a museum (entry free)
  • a souvenir shop
  • a free car park
  • easy disabled access


the party coach

The saloon coach decorated for a party train.
The table at the end can be used for catering

Special attractions ...

  • a variety of special events
  • trains for birthday parties
  • Santa Special trains
  • facilities for school parties

passengers boarding a train

Passengers boarding a train

Find out more ...

  • about visiting us
  • from our 2020 leaflet