The Steeple Grange Light Railway



SGLR OPEARTING 2020 POSTPONED. In view of the Covid-19 outbreak being declared a pandemic the SGLR has postponed the planned opening of the railway on Sunday 5th April. This will be reviewed on the 30th June The decision was taken to protect both customers and volunteers and we thank you for your understanding. Please continue to follow our page and we will post updates whenever relevant.


Our ticket prices for the 2019 season are as follows:

Adult 5
Concession 4
Child 3 - Infants 3 & Under Travel Free
Family 15 - 2 Adults and 3 Children

These fares include rides on both the main and branch lines.
Single fares are available on the main line only at 3 regardless of ticket class..

Opening Times

The railway operates every Sunday from Easter Day until the end of September, and every Saturday in July and August. We also run on the Easter, May Day, Spring and Late Summer Bank Holiday Mondays, and the Saturdays of those four weekends, together with Sundays 27th October and 3rd November. Main line trains leave Steeplehouse every half hour from 12noon, Last departure at 4.00pm. Branch line trains run as required.

The railway will operate at other times by special arrangement for groups and private parties. The railway may not operate if the weather is inclement, so please contact us if you are in any doubt, especially if travelling from a distance.

See Getting Here for our location and information on public transport.


The 2019 Santa Specials will run on Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th December 11am till 4pm. This year we have had to introduce a booking system due the popularity of our Santa Specials. To book your tickets please follow the link. Santa Special Event Booking

ZM32 emerging from Porter Lane bridge
ZM32 emerging from Porter Lane bridge