Santa Special tickets for each day are on sale until 6pm the day before the event. This is so our volunteers can prepare for that day’s event. Please ring the booking office to check availability on the day. (01604) 820327 – Lines are only manned on operating days, 10am – 4pm (recorded message at all other times).

Santa Specials

Come along to visit Santa in his Magical Grotto and then take a train ride

Mince Pie Specials

Relax after Christmas on one of our Mince Pie Specials whilst traveling through the Northamptonshire countryside with a glass of sherry and mince pie

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Latest News

N-LR Welcomes a NEW Loco!

Yesterday Hawthorne Leslie 0-4-0ST No. 3718 arrived at the N-LR.  One of 5 locomotives supplied by Hawrthorne Lesley to the Associated Portland Cement Company (APC) of Swanscombe, Kent, in 1928.  After being made redundant she was stored at Long Marston.   She was...

Extension South

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

Boughton Extension: Phase 1 of Bridge 11 works complete!

Our wonderful volunteers have completed the work on time and slightly under budget. The Brampton Valley Way re-opens across the bridge 5th July 2019

We Have Steam! Welcome ‘Eustace Forth’

On Thursday 23rd May operational 0-4-0 saddle tank 'Eustace Forth' arrived at the N-LR. She is kindly on loan from the 7063 Locomotive Group and will be staying with us until the end of 2019. We hope she will see plenty of use on operating days and special events....

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.

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...

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Help support one of our projects to rebuild the line

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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.