Middleton Railway


The world's oldest working railway, founded in 1758. First railway to use revenue earning steam loco's 1812. First standard gauge railway to be run by volunteers, 1960. A former colliery line, now running passenger trains between Moor Road and Park Halt on the edge of Middleton Park, Leeds. Engine house with large collection of industrial steam and diesel railway loco's. The railway is an accredited museum.

Contact Information

The Station
Moor Road
LS10 2JQ
  0113 2710320
  Visit the Middleton Railway website

Useful Information

Disabled access : Everything suitable for the disabled including wheelchairs on trains.
Opening Times : The site is open from 10am, Saturday (diesel service 11am-4.00pm) and Sundays (steam service 11am-4.00pm) from March 29 to November 2, with additional Wednesday service in August. December weekends and Christmas Eve Santa Specials, NOT standard timetable.
Last Admission : Last admissions: 4.00pm.
Admission Prices : Free admission to museum, children must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Travel ticket: (day rover tickets) adults £5.00, child £2.50, family £13. Children under 3 years travel free April to November. Pricing and ticketing may vary for special events.

Location Information