Miniature Railway at Thornes Park
Denby Dale Road,
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The miniature railway track in Thornes Park has been in operation for over 50 years and is run on a not for profit basis by the Wakefield Society of Model & Experimental Engineers. All profits from the railway are given to the Mayor's charity fund.
The railway carries about 40,000 passengers every year over its half mile, 7 and a quater inch gauge, double circuit track using mainly steam trains but also diesel trains on occasion.
The railway operates most summer weekends
Anyone interested in getting involved in running the miniature railway should go along to the park on an operating day.
Contact venue for current prices
SE 320195 53.67099 -1.51710
From Wakefield City Centre:
Follow the A642 (Westgate) towards Horbury
Main entrance located off Horbury Road.
Side entrances located off Thornes Road and Denby Dale Road.
By Public Transport:
Nearest train station: Wakefield Westgate Railway Station
Nearest bus station: Wakefield Bus Station
- Coach parties accepted
- Disabled access
- Disabled toilets
- On-site catering
- On-site light refreshments
- Picnic site
- Public toilets
- Accepts groups
- Children welcome
- Smoking not allowed