***Latest 'Santa Specials' News***

Santa trains will be going ahead once ‘lockdown’ ends – starting 5th Dec

Book Tickets Online

Current Covid-19 restrictions means we ask ALL visitors to book online in advance. This is so we can manage our Railway for the safety of everyone.

We are also currently operating a reduced timetable.

Halloween Specials

(31st Oct & 1st Nov)

Book your tickets in advance for a ride on the ‘ghost train’.

Includes a special night time service. 

NLR Gifts

Looking for a gift for someone special – check out our Northampton & Lamport Railway Gift range.

Save 10% with discount code “shop 10”!

Gift Cards

Help support the railway during the lockdown by purchasing gift cards. Cards from £5

All gift cards bought during the lockdown are valid for 2 years.

Premier Line

Missing an issue of Premier Line? – Back issues of our Magazine can now be bought online!

Save 10% with discount code “shop 10”!


Booking Office

Book your tickets for our events online and save money.

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Details on our events for this year.

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Santa Specials – Info and FAQs

Santa Specials – on sale now.
Includes latest news following end of ‘lockdown’


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UPDATED 30th November 2020

NLR receives lifeline grant from Government’s Culture Recovery Fund

The Northampton and Lamport Railway is extremely grateful to receive a substantial Government grant to secure its future and help it rebuild going forward. Northampton Steam Railway Ltd (the NLR’s operating company) has been awarded £46,000 by the Culture Recovery...

NLR hit by theft

We are very sad to report that over the last couple of weeks the NLR has suffered at least 2 incidents of theft of B4 bogie parts (for those who don’t know, ‘bogies’ are the 4-wheeled trucks that run under our passenger coaches).

The N-LR needs YOU!

The Northampton & Lamport Railway is always looking for new volunteers to help out with all of the tasks which can be seen during running days and those "behind the scenes" too. If you take a walk along the Brampton Valley Way (a linear park) you can see the work...

More news? Here’s where to find it

Welcome to the N-LR news page, where the latest news can be read. Additionally news from the individual departments and functions can be found at the following links: Appeals: Appeal information Diesel Group (Diesel Locomotives): Diesel News Engineering (Locomotives,...

covid-19: Please Support your Local Railway

We need to raise £10,000 to get us  through this difficult period

Raised so far

Want a chance to win £25,000?

A new way to support your railway and other causes in Daventry District and have a chance to win £25,000.

We have teamed up with Daventry District Council’s Local Lotto. For every £1 ticket, NLR gets 40% plus 10% to other causes across the Daventry District when tickets are purchased from our page.