All Ages Indoor Railway

Foxfield Light Railway

Foxfield Railway Station, Caverswall Road, Blythe Bridge, Staffordshire, ST11 9BG
01782 396210
Average time spent - 2 hours
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Things to do at Foxfield Light Railway review

Foxfield light railway is one of the UK’s oldest heritage steam railways. It was built in 1892 to provide a link to the North Staffordshire railway for the Foxfield Colliery. It now has two stations on a track length of 2.25 miles. The railway is run by a team of volunteers.

The railway runs a number of steam trains on their line. At the back of Caverswall station, there is a museum with some of its locomotives. You can learn about the restoration process and your visit is included with your ticket.

As well as the big steam engines they also have a miniature railway. This is a 7 1/4 gauge miniature railway run by the railway’s young volunteers. It was established in 2008 and is based on-site. The railway runs when the main service is in operation. Make sure you look out for the fairy garden!

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FAQ and Further Information Foxfield Light Railway

Is there food and drink available?

There is a cafe at their main station serving hot and cold food and drinks. Plus they run services with food including cream teas. You are welcome to bring a picnic.

What are the main things to do?

Heritage steam railway, museum, miniature railway rides, cream tea trains and special events. There are toilets and a cafe.

What are the ticket prices?

*Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online. *Mid-range. Prices are per compartment. A standard compartment costs £27 for up to 6 people.

Is there parking?

Parking is free at Foxfield station.

When are they open?

The railway runs a varied schedule throughout the year. For up to date opening times please visit their website.

Dog friendly?

Dogs have been permitted in the past. Please ring ahead to check.

Are they accessible?

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