Cream Tea Specials

Our popular Cream Tea Specials are running on Sunday the 15th of August & Sunday the 5th of September 2021.

Normal operating days

Tickets for ordinary operating days; for special event tickets please click on the individual special event for details.

Wheelchair users' compartment

Book a ticket for a compartment that can accommodate one wheelchair user and two carers on normal operating days

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.

Booking Office

Book your tickets for our events online and save money.

Whats on?

Details on our events for this year.

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UPDATED 19th July 2021

Southern Extension

For news, photos and information on our exciting extension to Boughton, please click here

Booking Office Appeal

Help us restore our Booking Office back into use

NLR receives 2nd grant award in Culture Recovery Fund

6th April 2021 – Northampton Steam Railway Ltd awarded £17,600

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 NLR is always looking for new volunteers to help out in all areas. There are roles to suit all interests and abilities. Its not all heavily lifting and dirty work! Click here for more information

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,...


Please help us complete the Extension to Boughton in 2021

We’re nearly there, but need your help to make it happen this year.

Please DONATE today!

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.