Santa with train

We are now taking advance bookings for our Santa Special trains - Click here for more details.

You can book online for trains where seats are still available.

Train Services

passengers boarding a train

Passengers boarding a train

Our trains normally run ...

  • at weekends (including Bank Holiday Mondays)
  • on Wednesdays during school holidays (between March and October)
  • a 40-minute service

the party coach

The saloon coach decorated for a party train.
The table at the end can be used for catering

We can also run special trains ...

  • for birthday parties or other family occasions (usually on normal train days)
  • for coach tour parties
  • for school visits
  • more information ...

passengers with a party train

A party train at Moor Road, waiting for passengers

In the calendar below ...

  • uncoloured squares are days when no public trains run
    • and so we are closed to visitors
  • coloured squares are days when trains are running
    • click on a square for a summary of the train service

Calendar of Services

The key to the different colours in the calendar is as follows.

Colour Type of service
Diesel Service
Steam Service
Special Events
Santa Specials
Heritage Diesel Service
Closed (or no public train services)

Timetable (Normal Services)

Moor Road Depart Park Halt Arrive Park Halt Depart Moor Road Arrive
10:30 10:38 10:45 10:55
11:10 11:18 11:25 11:35
11:50 11:58 12:05 12:15
12:30 12:38 12:45 12:55
13:30 13:38 13:45 13:55
14:10 14:18 14:25 14:35
14:50 14:58 15:05 15:15
15:30 15:38 15:45 15:55

Site opens 10:00
Café closes 15:30
Shop closes 16:15
Site closes 16:30

Note that the above times may be different for special events.

The guard setting a train off

The guard setting a train off.
Make sure you don't miss your train!

Special Events Timetables ...

  • some special events use the normal timetable, as above
  • other events have special timetables
  • the calendar of train services above shows which timetable applies


Normal Services Wednesday Services
Adult Child Family
(2 adults and up to 3 children)
Adult Child
£7.00 £3.00 £18.00 £7.00 £1.00
£3.50 £1.50 - £3.50 £1.00

Note: return tickets normally act as “day rovers”, allowing more than one ride, provided that there is space on the train.

Which fare applies ...

  • children aged under 3 years travel free
  • children aged 3 to 15 years inclusive need child tickets
  • those over 15 years need adult tickets
  • up to 2 adults and 3 children can use a family ticket
  • pets can travel free
  • admission to the Engine House is free

Child annual pass ...

  • for children aged 3 to 15 years inclusive
  • cost £7.50p
  • valid for all services except the Santa Specials

a mixed train

A special train

Concessions for carers ...

  • for fare-paying adult passengers who need a carer ...
    • one registered carer may travel with them free
    • on production of a disability travel pass from WY Metro or other local authority

Concessions for Leeds Card holders ...

  • for ordinary running days only (not special events)
  • £1 reduction for an Adult Day Rover ticket
  • on production of the card

Concessions for Breeze Card holders ...

  • for normal service days only (not special events, not Wednesday services)
  • 50p reduction for a Child Day Rover ticket
  • on production of the card

passengers on a train

Passengers enjoying a ride on the train.
The verandah at the end of the coach gives a good view of the locomotive

Fares for special events ...

  • for some normal fares apply
  • for others special fares apply
  • or family tickets may not be available


Tickets are not transferable and are valid on the day of issue only.

Whilst every effort will be made to ensure that services run as advertised, the Railway reserves the right to cancel, alter or suspend any train service without notice and no liability is accepted for any loss, inconvenience or delay caused.

Full details are given in our Conditions of Carriage, which will open in a new browser tab or window.

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