Running Dates for April to October 2022


The railway operates a diesel service for visitors most Saturdays and Sundays, during the Rural Life Living Museum’s main opening season. Steam is usually reserved for the more popular special events, all dates are subject to change with regards to locomotive or volunteer availability.

Access to the railway is via the Rural Life Living Museum, train fares are £3 per passenger.

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Weekend Services:

We plan to operate trains every weekend from the 9th of April until October. Services are subject to availability, please check our Facebook page for the latest updates and timetables.

Railway Wednesdays:

We operate on select Wednesdays throughout the year, on these days the train tickets are included in the entry price for the museum. Our next Wednesday services will be the 6th & 13th of April.

40th Anniversary:

This year marks our 40th anniversary (30th January 1982-2022) and we plan to celebrate in style with a ‘gala’ event in September. It shall be an event not to be missed! Keep an eye on our Facebook for more details.


Santa Specials:

Tickets for the Santa Specials shall be available later in the year!

Access to the railway is via the Rural Life Living Museum.

Cash and card payments are accepted.