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Address: Pitsford and Brampton Station | Pitsford Road, Chapel Brampton, Northamptonshire, Northampton NN6 8BA, England
Phone Number: 01604 820327
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Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Description: The Northampton & Lamport Railway is a steam and heritage diesel operated...
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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Nice train

It nice day out theres a cafe the tickets to go on train ant to bad its a nice little train ride on steam train the is a working modle railway but it is up some steep steps the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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English first
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

It nice day out theres a cafe the tickets to go on train ant to bad its a nice little train ride on steam train the is a working modle railway but it is up some steep steps the car park is free young kids will love it

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Kilmarnock, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

I loved the friendliness of the people who run this,there is a small shop which is very well stocked with memoribilia and a small tearoom,there are quite a few trains being worked on by enthusiasts ,unfortunately we didn't get a trip on a train as there wasn't a crew available to drive the train,would like to go back.x

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Kettering
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 via mobile

My family and I took my son (two) on the Santa express and had a wonderful morning. We saw the new model railway in the old signal box, which is a work in progress but he loved it, we then met Santa. We wanted in an old carriage which had a Christmas walkway all set up which eased his boredom... More 

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Corby, United Kingdom
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91 reviews 91 reviews
48 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We have come down on mother's day to catch a train ride. I was very pleased when I have realised that the train will be running on Mothering Sunday and that we are able to try out this attraction. I have e-mailed the organiser a few times just to make sure the train is running and what time it was... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

It is very informal, and friendly, although not a very long track. Good for a relaxing afternoon, and very reasonably priced

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Redbourn, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
9 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

You won't be going very far on this railway. The trains travel around 400 yards in each direction as one reviewer has already mentioned. Having said that, it's a bit of fun and the staff are all very keen and enthusiastic. The Brampton Halt pub next door (the old station master's house) is excellent.

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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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65 reviews 65 reviews
37 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

If you are expecting something on the same scale as the Great Central Railway or the North Yorkshire Moors Railway you will be disappointed. However if you just want somewhere different to go for a Sunday afternoon this ticks the boxes. I arrived just after the train left so took the decision to take a walk along the path that... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We went as an entire family, ranging from just under 1 to 60 (ish) for a cream tea and train ride. The staff are very helpful, polite and accomodating, they didn't even mind the mess the youngest made with his cream scone and simply wouldn't let us clear up! The carriages were all 50s and 60s vintage on this journey... More 

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Rushden, England, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
15 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

My 3 and 4 year old boys are train crazy, so most weeks we are doing something train related. On this occasion my wife and 2 daughters were with us. This is an excellent local medium size historic railway and at £4.80 for old adult to ride all day, is likely the best value we have been to. It was... More 

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South West England, United Kingdom
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65 reviews 65 reviews
36 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

I was just reading some previous reviews and though a lot were quite harsh. The car park is not well signposted I do agree but it is free unlike some places, and it would be quite easy and not too expensive too regenerate some of the areas like the ticket office ect. However I thought that for £4.80 to ride... More 

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