Tag: Middleton Railway

Salvage Hunters visit railway and engine returns

John Tee and Drew Pritchard from the TV show “Salvage Hunters” visited Middleton Railway on Wednesday (18 December 2019). In the show Drew travels across the country to find bargain pieces of scrap that his team can restore and resell. Apparently they were happy with their visit to the railway’s

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

Free vintage bus day returns this Sunday

The annual ‘Leeds Running Day’ is back this Sunday (18 August 2019), with vintage buses and coaches offering free rides all day across south and central Leeds. The beautifully restored vehicles will circulate 10am to 5pm, between Thwaite Mills museum in Stourton, Middleton Railway in Hunslet, Leeds Industrial Museum in