Easter Egg Specials

20th, 21st and 22nd April
Come and celebrate Easter with a ride on a train where all children receive a creme egg.
YES! that’s right kids — visit our railway and you get a free creme egg!

New Volunteers Open Day

Come along on Sunday 28th April and find out about volunteering at the Railway.
There’s a great many different roles to chose from, depending on your interests and abilities.
Its also a great chance to meet new friends or learn a new skill!

Kids for a Quid

Sunday 28th April 2019
That’s right – Kids travel for a Quid!
All children aged 2 – 16 ride for just £1 when accompanied by a full fare-paying adult!

Teddy Bear Specials

4th, 5th and 6th May
If you go down to the railway today you’re sure of a big surprise.
If you go down to the railway today, you’d better go in disguise.

Every Teddy Bear who’s been good, is sure of a treat today.
There are lots of marvelous things to see and wonderful train to ride.

Cream Tea Specials

Various dates
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All Day Rovers

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Booking Office

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Details on our events for this year.

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Latest News

Boughton Extension

For news and information on our exciting southern extension, please click here

Ex-Wicksteed Park loco arrives at NLR for restoration

Ex-Irchester Quarries loco No.9 arrived at the NLR in February. The engine stood in Irchester recreation ground from 1969 to 1979 and was a popular feature of the Wicksteed Park playground from 1979 to 1992. Its new owner has now begun dismantling the engine ready for its restoration to operational condition.

New Loco Shed

Details on progress to build our first loco running shed can be found here.

Give & Gain: Cleaning Painting & a Bonfire

On Thursday 03rd January 2019 Nationwide Building Society staff members came to the N-LR to lend a hand as part of their corporate volunteering scheme.

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...

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, N&LR gets 40% plus 10% to other causes across the Daventry District when tickets are purchased from our page.  

Southern Extension Appeal

Please help us complete our 1/2 mile southern extension to Boughton. This involves 2 essential jobs: Restore Bridge 11 – a 7-arch low brick viaduct with an iron cattle creep at one end, and; build a new station platform at Boughton.