Son and grandson steam enthusiasts, brought up on Thomas the tank engine, engine driver lovely let my grandson go on the platform, made both their days
This is run by volunteers, I took my grandkids for a day out, there is loads to see, and the family ticket means you can ride on the steam trains as many times as you like, we took a picnis to have in middletom park, very nice.
Nice facilities, limited parking, interesting selection of items in the shop, and a small cafe, There could be better signposting to help find the place from the motorway / ringroad
Though this is not the longest line, it is of interest. With the park at the end, a big day out is possible. Their museum is excellent with enough to make anyone pause and look who has a spark of interest in either trains or local history. The volunteers here were superb. They were helpful and informative. I liked the... More
My boy is a right train spotter and as it is quite local thought it would be a great place to take him. Its not open all the time so found it frustrating when we called be only to find it was closed. When we did eventually make it when it was open he liked looking round the different engines... More
This is a great little ride, and goes into the Middleton parks - a good ride and worth the trip. The parking is not great, but if you have any train mad kids (I took my nephews) a spot on attrection.
Not worth the Money. a short trip up the line very loud and uncomfortable, took my 7yr old Grandson and he was frightend, dont waste you money go to the York Railway meuseum its FREE ,lots more to see and do for all the family.
Many people today would not realise that Leeds was once a place that was known for its engineering. The Middleton Railway rightly claims to be the oldest continuously running railway in the world and its right here in Leeds. OK its not the National Railway Museum but thats a national museum this is a smaller place run by volunteers. Steam... More
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