We are a short-line narrow-gauge steam railway in the north-west of England, with a large collection of industrial locos.

We run COVID-safe steam trains every Sunday and Bank Holiday plus some other holiday dates, from April 3rd to Nov 6th 2022.

Find us at Station Rd, Hesketh Bank, nr Preston PR4 6SP.



Frequent trains from 11.30 to 4.30 with heritage steam engines, tickets valid all day

Try our tea-room - delicious local-made cakes!

Buy our discount Advance Anyday tickets here

Caravan and Motorhome Club members - buy your discount tickets here

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** News Update **

Don't miss our next special event, our Working Engines Gala!

Sunday October 2nd - more details here

NEW!  You can now become a member of the Railway online!

Click HERE to join us!


We plan to run our ever-popular Santa trains again this year.

Bookings are due to open in early October - watch this space!

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Photos of our recent Summer Gala are here.

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Pupils of Tarleton Community Primary School visited us recently, and afterwards we received a large bundle of thank-you notes from the children, complete with artistic interpretations of their visit. We love having children at the Railway, and we're glad they enjoy it too!

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Newsletter No.30 now published

- sign up for the West Lancs Letter here.

"This great little railway has a lot of atmosphere and an unusual history"​

"The trains were absolutely lovely, the staff were welcoming
and the whole experience was first class"​

(Tripadvisor comments)

"A massive thank-you to yourself and all the wonderful volunteers who
helped make today special for our children and staff"​

(Primary school teacher)

"I just want to say an enormous thank you for my day with you today. I had such a marvellous time. Your instruction,  patience, trust and passion were superb. The best day ever."​

(Drive-an-Engine participant)


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