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“Great trip out” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Leighton Buzzard Railway

Leighton Buzzard Railway
Page's Park Station, Leighton Buzzard LU7 4TN, England
01525 373888
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Type: Scenic Railroads, Landmarks
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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“Great trip out”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

A lovely short ride on a miniature steam train, crossing roads so you can wave to drivers. If your children like trains they will love this.

Visited September 2013
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English first
London, England, United Kingdom
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“explore further”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

its lovely.... however dont go home after, go visit the beach and water park just behind the tall spired church...its free.take a bike for the bike park or skate board or just run around in your cossy til the sun goes down.toilets in park ....and an ice cream van insitu.lieghton buzzard has some quaint and quirky places.

Visited July 2014
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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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“Disappointing”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

The volunteer staff are excellent and train is lovely. Unfortunately the view is terrible. Most of the trip goes past the back of people's houses and the rest is along a main road. Obviously nothing they can do about the location as the railway was there first.

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London, United Kingdom
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“A Friendly Little Line”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

The Leighton Buzzard Light Railway is a small railway located in Bedfordshire. It runs on a narrow gauge track of just 2 feet for nearly three miles before turning around for a return journey. The line has a history originally being built in 1919 to serve the local sand quarries. In the late 1960's the railway was taken over by volunteers, who enthusiastically operate the line now as a heritage railway. It's not just a ride, there is much to see in and around the sheds with the volunteers keen to assist with details plus a buffet for snacks and a well stocked souvenir shop. The ticket price may make some visitors eyes water rather like the engine steam but there are concessions available and it is a good investment to keep it rolling. Great fun, well worth a visit, particularly in the summer months, if in the area.

Visited June 2014
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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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“Lovely little ride”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

The railway is run by (very!) enthusiastic volunteers who are happy to show you round the engine sheds and explain the finer workings of steam engines. There's an extra cost option of being able to actually drive the train. I didn't actually have a go on this as to be quite honest the fare is pretty much the same as London Midland charge to get you to London and I'd already forked out enough. That said I am hoping to revisit this year

Visited August 2013
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