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Urmston & District Model Engineering Society

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The Society operates a miniature railway in Abbotsfield Park since 1948 at Chassen Road, Flixton, in the Borough of Trafford, Manchester. We run every Sunday throughout the year except Christmas Day. And some Banh Holidays. Weather permitting. The...more
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32 Chassen Road, Urmston M41 5DH, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We go to this park on a regular basis, the play ground area is really good. There is a toddler section and another part for older kids. There is plenty is space to run around and there are lots of dog walkers there too. There...More

Thank Panda7478
Reviewed 1 week ago

An afternoon out with a difference! Steam engines for a trip round the park! The children love it and it is cheap.

Thank rosiethehv44
Reviewed 12 September 2018

We have visited numerous times over the years. The people are so enthusiastic. They obviously love showing off the trains and the very small cost of riding the trains is quite unbelievable. We have normally given a donation when we have been.

Thank Marion M
Reviewed 18 August 2018

An enjoyable time with the family playing and a picnic in the park with the added bonus of a ride round then park on a steam train which was real value for money 30p per person. The people who run it were very friendly and...More

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Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Combined with a warm sunny afternoon this was a great afternoon out. There were five steam engines and a diesel running, at 30p a ride we had ago on all of them. There are two play areas and a big field to play in if...More

Thank simongS5077NE
Reviewed 15 April 2018

We had been meaning to come to this place for over a year.The only negative I can say about this place is that parking can be difficult as you have to find street parking. The railway does a large loop around the park, most of...More

Thank bazonian2015
Reviewed 25 March 2018

Very good initiative to entertain kids and grown ups! Very fair price, we gave a little more as an encouragement to keep it up, as similar things should be replicated more often to bring the local community together outdoor. It might be a small thing,...More

Thank AlyRyoga
Jason L, Guest Relations Manager at Urmston & District Model Engineering Society, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2018

Dear AlyRyoga, Thank you for taking the time to leave comments. We value all the support and appreciation from the community and visitors to our club in Abbotsfield Park. We look forward to seeing your all again soon. Don't forget we will be running Easter...More

Reviewed 24 November 2017

Visited with grandchildren on a sparkly, frosty sunday morning. Whole experience of tidy clean park includng play area was a joy. Staff on miniature steam train were so friendly and a volunteer party were sweeping up leaves as we left. Sight of enthusiasts with their...More

4  Thank Vanessa S
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Kids love it x only 30p a ride x Well worth it. Kids love the steam trains x Good park and field for a picnic x

1  Thank ruby20161
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Just go! Just enjoy, just have a good time, cheap and fantastic! The best day ever! Thank you so much x

Thank Mike P
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Caroline B
11 July 2018|
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Response from bazonian2015 | Reviewed this property |
HI it does run during the week. Best to check with them first.
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Miss-CJT
25 February 2018|
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Response from Jason L | Property representative |
The railway will be open on Easter Sunday And Bank Holiday Monday from 11am - 3pm approximately. Weather permitting of course. Hope the weather is good for everyone.
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CarlNewby
7 April 2017|
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Response from Jason L | Property representative |
Hello CarlNewby, Unfortunately we don't run on Saturday. Our normal running service is Sunday 11am - 3:15pm weather permitting.
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