NEWS & EVENTS

Back On Track For The 2020 Season
Back On Track For The 2020 Season

2019 was a busy and successful running season for us but also brought us some red signals where we couldn’t proceed any further or operate which most other railways (Heritage and Main Line) through the country also experienced.

In October/November we experienced some heavy rain which caused our infrastructure to flood. Our infrastructure manager put a plan into place to ensure that we could run again as quickly and safely as possible, once the weather improved and appropriate action was taken our first train was our Santa Special which ran successfully. 

After our Santa Specials from January – February 2020 we are carrying out planned maintenance on our locomotives and rolling stock and infrastructure to ensure the site is ready for our visitors and passengers on Sunday 1st March 2020 when we will run our first Sunday passenger service of the 2020 running season. Followed by more passenger trains, footplate experiences, wedding charters and special events later in the year.

A variety of new events will come to Elsecar Heritage Railway this year as well as Wedding Ceremony’s In our Booking Office, Locomotive Shed and Platform. Keep an eye out on our new website and Facebook page for more information and updates on our operating time table and events.

“Had a lovely time on the Santa train my nephews loved it. The staff make it fun and they are all friendly, and the presents are really nice”

“WHat a jewel right here in Yorkshire went today had a fantastic day and the Steam footplate experience is well worth doing, i got to drive a 040 saddle tank engine built in 1948…

“Great little Railway. Good footplate experience!”

“We had our first ride on the santa special yesterday with our just turned 2 year old. It was magical from start to finish and we had the best time!…”

Mr Smith & Family

Footplate experience

“Amazing experience i love it a lot. Thanks to the team that dreams come true, great! I appreciate their attitude and approach. Truly professional!”

Back On Track For The 2020 Season
2019 Was a busy and successful running season for us but also brought us some red signals where we couldn’t proceed any further or operate...
Aaron Luckarift - Heritage Railway Association Awards 2020
Heritage Railway Association Awards 2020
The Heritage Railway Association hosts an annual award evening every year to celebrate the achievements of volunteers and Heritage Railways throughout the UK
All Aboard!! – 1st March 2020 reopening
All aboard!! Following our planned maintenance we are reopening and offering our passenger services on 1st March 2020, come and join us from 11 am
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Like to learn more about EHR, have any questions, or simply want to let us know what you think of EHR please contact us:

T. 01226 746746

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