Next Train Services

02 Apr 2022
Steam trains. 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 ...

  • new government restrictions are now in place
    • to help combat the omicron variant of the virus
  • visitors are required to wear face masks
    • in our Engine House building and on the trains
    • except when eating or drinking at a table in our cafe
    • or except for children under 11, or those who are exempt
  • we encourage 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