Keeping the age of steam alive!

Running days & events

Lincolnshire Wolds Railway is open on selected dates only. Please check the calendar below for more information


On running days, the timetable is as follows:

Ludborough to North Thoresby

Ludborough Depart 10.00 am 11.30 am 1.30 pm 3.00 pm
North Thoresby Arrive 10.15 am 11.45 am 1.45 pm 3.15 pm

North Thoresby to Ludborough

North Thoresby Depart 10.25 am 11.55 am 1.55 pm 3.25 pm
Ludborough Arrive 10.40 am 12.10 pm 2.10 pm 3.40 pm

Ticket types & fares

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation Pre-booking is essential and are available via the website:

Fares: £20 per compartment (up to 6 people)

  • Passengers who require assistance and/or wheelchair access should ring 01427 788687 to book
  • An email will be sent confirming booking which must be shown on the day
  • Each order will be allocated a compartment for their group (maximum of 6 per compartment)
  • All passengers in each compartment must be from the same family group or ‘bubble’

Running days

All of our facilties are open on running days and events throughout the year. No access will be given to the railway on any other day. Parking is provided at ludborough Station. We look forward to seeing you!

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