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Brake Van Rides

March 18 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on March 25, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on May 26, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on June 10, 2018 at 11:00am

Looking for something different?

Take a trip on our heritage brake van built in 1952. The brake van offers a different railway experience with great views from the verandas of the brake van itself across the Northamptonshire countryside.

Times and fares

Brake van rides happen according to demand throughout the day from 11 am until 4 pm. At the end, we request you make a donation to the railway.

  • No tickets or booking required.

Facilities at N&LR

Souvenir Shop

Full of 1940’s, 50’s, and 60’s nostalgia, our souvenir shop stocks gifts and souvenirs that remind us of a bygone age as well as a wide range of toys.

Platform 3 Buffet

What better than to enjoy a relaxing cup of tea or coffee from our buffet coach? Hot and Cold snacks and ice creams are also available.

The Emporium and The Shed

Second-hand books, DVDs, CDs records and jigsaws in The Emporium and bric-a-brac in The Shed, all at bargain prices. (Open most Sundays and events according to volunteer availability)

Facilities at the Railway

Free Parking is available and toilets are located on the station platform. This includes a ramp giving access to baby changing and disabled toilet facilities.

Brampton Valley Way

Take a walk along the Brampton Valley Way a 14-mile linear park through the Northamptonshire countryside. A fairly level footpath and cycle path from Northampton to Market Harborough – suitable for all ages.


March 18
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Northampton & Lamport Railway
01604 820327 (Sundays only 10-4)


Northampton and Lamport Railway
Pitsford and Brampton Station, Pitsford Road, Chapel Brampton
Northampton, Northamptonshire NN6 8BA United Kingdom
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