Extension South: Bridge 11 Closure and Pedestrian only diversion from 3rd June 2019

The Volunteer Working Members of the Northampton & Lamport Railway will be refurbishing the 7 arch under-bridge known as Bridge 11. Major works start on the 3rd of June 2019 and will mean the Brampton Valley Way will be diverted for pedestrian use only onto a...

Cream Tea Specials: Father’s Day – 16th June

Looking for a lazy Sunday afternoon treat for dad this Father’s Day? Why not travel in style with the Northampton and Lamport Railway’s Cream Tea Special?

Brake Van Rides – 9th June

Looking for something different? Ride along on one of our heritage brake vans this weekend. Panoramic views of the Brampton Valley as you travel through the beautiful Northamptonshire countryside.

Cream Tea Specials – Various Dates

Looking for a lazy Sunday afternoon treat? Why not travel in style with the Northampton and Lamport Railway’s Cream Tea Special?

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Extension South: Bridge 11 Closure and Pedestrian only diversion from 3rd June 2019

The Volunteer Working Members of the Northampton & Lamport Railway will be refurbishing the 7 arch under-bridge known as Bridge 11. Major works start on the 3rd of June 2019 and will mean the Brampton Valley Way will be diverted for pedestrian use only onto a...

Brake Van Rides – Saturday 25th May: Cancelled

Unfortunately, We have have had to cancel the Brake Van Rides planned for Saturday 25th May due to lack of volunteers available to run the services. The rest of the Bank Holidays Weekend is not affected and shall be running as advertised. Book your All Day Rover...

Extension South: Bridge 11 – Boots & spades on the ground

The Northampton & Lamport Railway's version of Team Orange has started the preparation works on Bridge 11 project, which forms a key item on the Extension South to Boughton Crossing. Since the end of March 2019 steps have been built at both ends of Bridge 11 to...

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.

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...

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.