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Keeping the age of steam alive!

Entirely by Dedicated Volunteers!

STEAM RUNNING – NEW YEARS DAY Mon 1st January 2024

First train departs at 10.45am,

Hourly, 11.45am, 12.45pm, 1.45pm,

with last train departing at 2.45pm

Enjoy a journey by steam at the Lincolnshire Wolds Railway, purchase your tickets on arrival from the ticket office and enjoy a nostalgic trip back in time.

Our friendly volunteers await you….

Bring a picnic or purchase some refreshments from our Steaming Kettle Buffet and spend the day riding the train with our ‘all day’ tickets.

Purchase your souvenirs from our gift shop, find a bargain in our Donations Shop ‘Hagglers Halt’ and take some fantastic photos of our steam locomotives and rolling stock around the railway.

Take one of our engine shed tours** with our friendly guide and listen to live commentary** onboard as you travel along.

We are dog friendly, so bring your full family for a ride on our heritage railway.

Our volunteers are on hand for any assistance required or if you have any questions. 

**Engine shed tours and live commentary only on select dates included within your ticket price – click here for info.

On this running day, the timetable is as follows:

Ludborough to North Thoresby

Ludborough Depart 10.45 11.45 12.45 13.45 14.45
North Thoresby Arrive 11.00 12.00 13.00 14.00


North Thoresby to Ludborough

North Thoresby Depart 11.10 12.10 13.10 14.10 15.10
Ludborough Arrive 11.25 12.25 13.25 14.25 15.25

Tickets to travel on the train are purchased on arrival from the ticket office. For info regarding concession’s, carer’s, single tickets & group tickets, click below 

Adults £9.00
Child (aged 12 & under) £5.00
Child Under 3 FREE
Senior Citizens £7.00
Family Runabout Ticket £25.00
(2 Adult & upto 4 Child)
Dogs* £1.00

  • All day travel with your ticket.
  • Free car parking.
  • Picnic area.
  • Refreshments available from the Steaming Kettle Buffet.
  • Souvenirs available from our gift shop.
  • Find a bargain in our Donations shop.
  • Be a railway detective & have a go at the Ludborough Station Clue Trail.
  • We have a ten minute rest at North Thoresby where you can photograph the locomotive.
  • Toilet facilities available at Ludborough Station & onboard train.
  • Accessible areas with wheelchair ramp to board train.
  • Dog Friendly – Water & Treats provided, Dogs welcome in our dog friendly carriages and also in our dog friendly area of the Steaming kettle Buffet.

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