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Next public running - Sunday April 21st - approx 12.30pm to approx 5pm





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We look forward to your visit to the KDMES. You will find our railway track at the Marley Activity Centre in Keighley, just off the A650 dual carriageway. We have free parking situated behind the club house. Click here for map/directions.

Station area at Marley summer 2021 Our trains are hauled by electric or real steam locomotives. The engines are capable of hauling adult passengers as well as children on coaches that are designed so that you sit astride the track. This saves the strain on the driver's back.
The railway track is approximately 400m in an oval shape. One journey is usually twice round. There is a viewing area where you can watch the locomotives being prepared and a seating area between the station and the club house. Refreshments are available to purchase in the club house.
We look forward to welcoming you in 2023.
Turntable and locomotive preparation area


For a driver's eye view of a journey around the track click on the YouTube video
James thumbs up Visitors to the railway track are welcome to cross the line by the footbridge to watch the trains go around the track. As well as the passengers having fun, we enjoy driving the engines and giving rides. Yeo and family


Usually, during the winter we do not run trains but take the opportunity to do repairs and improvements. You can see our activities by following this link to Major Track Upgrade 2020 - 2021.


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The track and clubhouse is available for hire for private events.Information about birthday parties on our events page.


Webtrains by Mike Badger


This page was last updated on Sunday 31st December 2023 at 16:30.

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