Tag: Middleton Railway

Middleton Railway marks its Diamond Jubilee

This weekend (20-21 June 2020) was supposed to be the glittering gala centrepiece of Middleton Railway’s year-long celebration of its 60th anniversary, until the Covid-19 pandemic put a stop to it. However, the amazing team of volunteers who run the railway couldn’t let the moment pass unmarked and a so

Events cancelled due to Coronavirus

The Coronavirus Covid-19 outbreak and the need for social distancing is causing events across South Leeds, large and small, to be cancelled. Middleton Railway has announced that the opening of their Diamond Jubilee season has been postponed. In a statement, the trust said: “Following the latest government recommendations we have

New book brings Middleton’s history to life

A new book tracing the intertwined development of coal mining, railways and the community of Middleton has been published by the Middleton Railway Trust. Colliery, Community, Railway, by Charles Milner, was launched at an event at the railway on Tuesday (17 September 2019). It forms the final piece of Last