Tag: Middleton Railway

Music Federation pupils help railway mark Queen’s Jubilee

The Middleton Railway has commemorated the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee today (25 May 2022) by planting a tree at its Moor Road headquarters. Children from Windmill Primary and Low Road Primary schools ceremonially planted the tree in front of the railway’s “Engine House” building, witnessed by local councillors, volunteers and supporters.

Santa Specials at Middleton Railway are booking now

Bookings are open, and selling fast, for the ever popular Santa Specials at Middleton Railway after the disappointment of last year’s cancellation. The Santa Special Trains start running on Saturday 4 December 2021. Each child aged up to 12 years inclusive for whom a fare has been paid will be

Double celebration at Middleton Railway

Middleton Railway held a double celebration last Wednesday (29 September 2021) as they unveiled the name plate for their new carriage shed and Vice President, Ian Smith was presented with a lifetime achievement award from Railway Magazine. The carriage shed was made possible by a very generous bequest from the

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