Tag: Middleton Railway

Middleton Railway’s youngsters shortlisted for top award

The Middleton Railway is delighted to announce its Youth Team has been shortlisted in the Heritage Railway Association annual awards. A new category for 2023, the ‘Rising Stars’ Award recognises the achievements of an organisation or group that is less than ten years old. The Youth Team has been running

Hunslet greenspaces set for improvements

Cllrs Paul Wray and Cllr Mohammed Iqbal (Labour, Hunslet and Riverside) have announced plans to improve two greenspaces in Hunslet: the area of parkland opposite Middleton Railway; and a small area of parkland in between The Oval and Jack Lane. Following feedback from residents and Middleton Railway, the following proposals

South Leeds strikes gold at Yorkshire in Bloom

Three Gold Awards were handed to organisations in South Leeds at the recent Yorkshire in Bloom awards ceremony. Beeston in Bloom won in the Urban Community category; Middleton Railway in the Tourist Attraction category; and White Rose Shopping Centre in the Large Business category where it was joint Category Winner.

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