Tag: Middleton Railway

Middleton Railway to receive further Culture Recovery grant

Middleton Railway is set to receive £36,300 from the seciond round of the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund. This award will help them to reopen following the lockdown and also to continue our work in preserving the World’s Oldest Railway. Nearly £400 million has been awarded to thousands of cultural organisations

Middleton Railway plans May reopening

The Middleton Railway has announced that, subject to government guidelines, it will reopen to the public on Sunday 23 May 2021. The Middleton Railway shop and cafe will re-open for indoor trading  at the same time. Steam trains will operate every Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday every hour between 10:30am and

Middleton Railway Vice President wins major award

The Middleton Railway is delighted to announce that our Vice President, Ian Smith, has been awarded the Railway Magazine Lifetime Achievement Award for services to preservation. The award was given for “Outstanding work and personal dedication to the Middleton Railway for 50 years” The citation reads: “For more than 50