THE WEST LANCASHIRE LIGHT RAILWAY
LANCASHIRE'S ONLY NARROW GAUGE RAILWAY
Welcome to our website!
Our railway is a short 2ft-gauge passenger line in the village of Hesketh Bank, between Southport and Preston.
We run steam trains on Sundays and Bank Holidays from Easter to the end of October.
We also hold special event days, including Easter Egg Hunts, Galas, Teddy Bears’ Outings and Santa Specials.
This great little railway has a lot of atmosphere and an unusual history
THE WEST LANCS RAILWAY WINS AN AWARD!
Leading lights of the Railway in their posh frocks at the recent Heritage Railway Association's Annual Awards Dinner. Mike and Alan are holding the certificate for Runner-up in the 'Small Groups' category.
Chairman Mike Spall commented 'We are delighted and proud to have been awarded runners-up in the HRA Small Groups Category. A fantastic way to end our 50th Anniversary year and celebrate the outstanding contributions made by our volunteers.'
Come and join us!
There's always lots to do maintaining and improving our locomotives, rolling stock and operating facilities, not to mention crewing our trains and running the shop.
If you would like to get involved, we would be very pleased to see you.
More details are here.
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