Rudyard Lake Steam Railway

Operated by Leek and Rudyard Railway Ltd

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News 2018 (newest at the bottom)

January 2018

Start of the winter works (replacement of track, drainage and HHW platform realignment); the team are out in all weathers!

February 2018

2018 timetable and running days now available on the webpage and facebook.

March 2018

LRR is now recruiting seasonal staff for Platform 2 Cafe. We have flexible assistant positions available for Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. If you are interested please send an email and CV to

April 2018

Platform 2 Cafe retained its 5 star food hygiene rating after its inspection earlier this month.

April 2018

Its Diesel Gala time!

July 2018

Its been a busy summer so far with the weather helping a lot! Most of the focus thus far has been on maintenance and upgrade of locos and carriages hence the lack of posts here. However July 14-15 was our first Fancy Dress weekend which allowed everyone some time to have fun!

September 2018

Its Steam Gala time!

November 2018

Well another running season is over, many thanks to all our customers in 2018. Our Halloween specials and fireworks trains were very popular and rounded off our main operating season nicely. Just the Santa Trains left for this year!