Mk3 Buffet Coach arrives at NLR

On Wednesday 15th April 2020 the NLR took delivery of Greater Anglia Mk3a TSOB 10412, converted from RFM 10203 in 2015. The vehicle is owned by the ‘LMS 10000 – The Ivatt Diesel Re-creation Society’ and is on loan to the NLR. The coach will initially...

Maps of the line added to website

Thanks to a member of the public getting in touch with the Northampton & Lamport Railway, a series of photographs of a map of the line south of Pitsford & Brampton Station have been donated. One of the Infrastructure Team of Volunteer Working Members has...

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...

Farewell, ‘Eustace Forth’

On Thursday 13th February 0-4-0 saddle tank ‘Eustace Forth’ departed the N-LR, after her loan period came to an end. We’ve loved having her here over the last 8-9 months. She’s performed faultlessly throughout and was a pleasure for our crews...

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.