Welcome to the Northampton & Lamport Railway

11435_197597346334_1967175_nThe Northampton & Lamport Railway is a steam and heritage diesel tourist railway in the heart of the Northamptonshire countryside, located just 5 miles from Northampton we are in easy reach of the motorway network.
With approximately 1½ miles of running track alongside the Brampton Valley Way, a 14 mile liner park from Northampton to Market Harborough.  You can not only ride one of our trains along the former line but walk along and watch the steam and diesel engines in action.

At Pitsford and Brampton station you can buy one of our Day Rovers tickets* (on selected services) and ride all the trains all day, sit watch the world over a cup of tea at the Platform 3 Buffet and visit the gift shop or our second hand bookshop – the Emporium.  All staffed by our dedicated team of volunteers who work hard in bringing history back to life.


*Only selected services. Look out for the Pay Once Ride All Day Tickets on the event pages for this offer.

Northampton and Lamport Railway is open Sundays and our operating season runs March to October offering a wide range of events using both steam and diesel engines check out our event pages for more details.

Please note: We regret that we are unable to offer wheelchair access on our trains. This is temporary while we refurbish our wheelchair accessible coach. The Northampton & Lamport Railway apologises for any inconvenience this may cause.

The final product of the container cleaning and repainting at the entrance to the railway. Many thanks go to the Nationwide Building Society volunteers who did the work on 29th July 2015. The colours used are the correct railway shades as defined in British Standard BS381C. The biscuit is BS381C.369 and the mid brown used on the framing is BS381C.411. Photo: Grahame Every.

Give and Gain: The Transformation Continues

On Wednesday 29th July 2015 Nationwide Building Society staff members came to the N&LR to lend a hand as part of their corporate volunteering scheme. As seen in the last Give and Gain Day, major transformations can be seen after a few hours of teamwork; this time several projects were progressed and the photographs show …

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Transformation Complete: The Main Gates after the make over with the Give and Gain Volunteers from the Nationwide Building Society on the 23rd of July 2015. Photo: Grahame Every

Give and Gain: What a Transformation!

On Thursday 23rd July 2015 Nationwide Building Society staff members came to the N&LR to lend a hand as part of their corporate volunteering scheme. As the weather had cooperated this week, the task set for the day was to sand & paint the three entrance gates, thus transforming the look of the N&LR entrance. …

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