Tag: Middleton Railway

‘Sir Berkeley’ to get a new livery

The Middleton Railway is pleased to announce that it is working with the Vintage Carriages Trust (VCT) to restore Manning Wardle contractor’s locomotive “Sir Berkeley” to its original “Logan and Hemingway” livery. When back in service in 2020, this locomotive will be the only working example of a Manning Wardle

Festive events this weekend

As we draw closer to Christmas we have another weekend packed with community events. Sunday (9 December 2018) will see the St Anthony’s Christmas Fayre in the church hall at the top of Old Lane (12-4pm). The Fayre includes crafts, gifts and candy stalls plus of course Santa’s grotto. Refreshments

Last Coals To Leeds success to be followed by Star Rails

Middleton Railway’s weekend of events to commemorate fifty years since the closure of the last coal mine in Leeds proved a great success last weekend (29 & 30 September 2018). The event was supported by the Railway’s new President Hilary Benn MP who waved the first train of the day