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Northampton & Lamport Railway

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Address: Pitsford & Brampton Station Pitsford Road | Pitsford Road, Chapel Brampton, Northamptonshire, Northampton NN6 8BA, England
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+44 1604 820327
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Sun 10:00 - 16:00

The Northampton & Lamport Railway is a steam and heritage diesel...

The Northampton & Lamport Railway is a steam and heritage diesel operated tourist railway located in the Northamptonshire countryside just 5 miles from Northampton, within easy reach of the motorway network.

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A lovely little find. Only open on Sundays but they were happy for us to look round and chat on Monday, even saw them shunting trains. A quaint bit of England in the past.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 September 2016
Kusadasi, Turkey
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London, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

Took my grandson there for a day out, and it was just good fun. A little ride on a steam locomotive with plenty of photo opertunities

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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

This is an interesting Railway project, somewhat at the early stages of its journey. The volunteers are doing a great job but they really need some injection of substantial funds. We picked up a leaflet about this place from one of those supermarket type racks, the reality wasn't quite as good as the expectation. A very slow train ride to... More 

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

One of my local Heritage Railways, see they are doing their best to make the line longer, which is a great thing, and good on them. Always worth a visit, even if you just take a walk along the footpath which is to the side of the line.

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Kusadasi, Turkey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

A lovely little find. Only open on Sundays but they were happy for us to look round and chat on Monday, even saw them shunting trains. A quaint bit of England in the past.

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76 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

I went with little expectation as I knew this was a small volunteer run railway. Unfortunately there just isn't enough here to keep me interested and this was branch line weekend! I know its all volunteers I I commend them for there efforts.The train ride was one of the strangest I have been on (and I have been on many!).... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

the train was great everbody friendly and happy to help as my mum is disabled the shops are good to look round to

1 Thank fionaambidge
Poulton Le Fylde, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

Went on father's day as a bit of a treat. The staff (volunteers) make this all worthwhile. I will never cease to be amazed at their enthusiaism and effort. Loveley guy who works there at the very young age of 71 plays walking football as a goalkeeper. He loves working there and chatting, just a wholesome experience, doesn't cost a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016

Stayed at Sedgebrook Hall for the weekend and found this place by accident ! We got there just in time to buy a platform ticket and watch the train go off on its journey ! It was a blast from the past. We had a mug of tea in a carriage at the station it was great. There was a... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

We decided to visit the Northampton and Lamport railway. It cost us just over £17 for 4 of us. For a 10 minute mini train drive for this price . 2 mins drive up the track and a 3.5 min drive the other way a few times. This is more like a scrape yard. We made the most of a... More 

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Daventry, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

Good visit on a steam day. Seemed a bit low on volunteers and full credit to the hard work of those who were doing a great job. Just like the real railway there were delays, this time because of "the wrong sort of coal" which prevented them getting up steam in time. We were in no hurry and visited their... More 

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