News & Events

The latest from Elsecar Heritage Railway

Keep up to date on all the news and events happening at Elsecar Heritage Railway. We have a real mix of events throughout the year that are fun for all ages. Elsecar Heritage Railway is a great place for the family and enthusiast to visit.

By admin on April 29, 2020

Do Not Trespass On The Railway!
It is illegal to trespass on a railway line. The Line is regularly patrolled by South Yorkshire Police and 24 Hour Monitored CCTV.

By admin on February 20, 2020

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
Aaron Luckarift - Heritage Railway Association Awards 2020

By admin on February 20, 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

By admin on February 11, 2020

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...

By admin on January 3, 2020

Santa’s special visit to Elsecar Railway
After welcoming Santa with a warm Yorkshire welcome it's been a busy winter with our annual Santa Special...

By admin on November 30, 2019

SYFR AWARD – Stars of Hoyland 2019
In November 2019 Elsecar Heritage Railway nominated South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue’s Tankersley White Watch to receive an award...

“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!”

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