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Northampton & Lamport Railway

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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good42%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
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The Northampton & Lamport Railway is a steam and heritage diesel operated tourist railway located in the Northamptonshire countryside just 5 miles from Northampton, within easy reach of the motorway network.
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Pitsford & Brampton Station Pitsford Road | Pitsford Road, Chapel Brampton, Northamptonshire, Northampton NN6 8BA, England
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+44 1604 820327
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 31 May 2016

Good visit on a steam day. Seemed a bit low on volunteers and full credit to the hard work of those who were doing a great job. Just like the real railway there were delays, this time because of "the wrong sort of coal" which...More

3  Thank Linda B
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 30 June 2015

99.9 percent of the volunteers miserable as sin, showing little or no enthusiasm for their railway as I witnessed at over 100 others I have visited with my steam nerd of a partner. Put me off ever going back. Unfriendly unwelcoming and felt like they...More

5  Thank Whackywoman
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went on a Halloween special train service on a very cold and wet Saturday. The volunteers did a fantastic job of keeping everything going. The pumpkin carvings were outstanding it just a shame the weather was against them. Keep up the good work

Thank John H
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Took my parents for a birthday treat. Arrived and collected tickets. Boarded the train o oh to be yelled at by a lady and told to wait to be seated. Anyway a lovely guy came along took my Name and showed us to our table....More

1  Thank yorkiebag
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Had a groupon voucher would not accept as had no bar code so had to pay again. There where 9 of us and when we checked latter in the day they had charged for 11 of us. Mailed them but got no response about the...More

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 14 July 2018

It was ok. No steam only deisel, needs a lot more funding. needs to advse customers what stock is running.

1  Thank 977harry
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

We took our 4 year old grandson today. We arrived around 11 o'clock and after meeting Marshall we had our first train ride. We then returned to the car for a picnic before going back to meet Sky and our second ride. Finishing off with...More

Thank mazdamamma
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Visited today for the advertised Paw Patrol event. Thought we’d wait till mid afternoon when it would be a bit quieter so arrived just before 3pm when there were still a couple of hours left. Slightly disappointed that the train was a diesel not a...More

Thank Hellcat66
Reviewed 17 June 2018

I don’t really think that it’s fair to give this place one star. At the end of the day it’s run by a charity, their prices are quite reasonable and they have some enormous financial goals to hit in order to achieve what they want...More

2  Thank Wartznall
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

We went there to see Santa and have a steam train ride; The carriages were extremely smelly and the overall diesel train trip was not more than half a mile each way ( needless to say that it was advertised as a steam train experience)...More

1  Thank 467marekm
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Whatever you do - do not book yourself onto the Santa’s grotto and train ride!! This is the worst experience we have ever had!! My 3 year old was really looking forward to seeing Santa. We saw Santa for about 2 minutes and he interacted...More

1  Thank Danjiella
Reviewed 28 August 2017

A great little railway to visit if you are in the area. Very welcoming members to young and old alike a very family friendly railway as some larger railways seem to only want rail enthusiasts. Popped in for a quick visit and ended up spending...More

Thank Peter T
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Sandie A
22 June 2018|
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Response from nlrcio |
I am sorry but we only open on Sundays and Bank Holidays. Thanks you for your interest. Brian
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Gareth R
28 August 2017|
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Response from 467marekm | Reviewed this property |
No longer than 5 mins from end to end
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JanHNorthamptonshire
20 August 2016|
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Response from grana1963 | Reviewed this property |
Hi think it is only open Sunday 11am-4pm they have a website thank you
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