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Elsecar Heritage Railway

The Elsecar Heritage Railway is a volunteer run, maintained and operated service which operates on Sundays between Easter and November. The service operates heriatge and preserved steam trains and diesel locomotives.

The service runs from Rockingham Station to the Elsecar Heritage Centre, home to  variety of individual craft workshops, artist studios, antique centres and exhibitions alongside a children’s indoor play centre and cafe. Plus the Elsecar Visitor Centre.

The one mile route of the heritage railway is very scenic and passes alongside the Dearne and Dove Canal.

A programme of special events run throughout the year in addition to the Sunday service.


Visiting Elsecar Heritage Railway

Opening Times

Sundays between Easter & November
Santa Specials operate in December

Elsecar Railway Prices

Adults £5.    Concessions £4.    Children (Age 2 to 16) £2.50.    Under 2s free 2014 prices

These are standard fares for the Sunday service, special event prices may vary.


  • Gift Shop
  • Cafe

Contact Elsecar Heritage Railway

Elsecar Heritage Railway,
Elsecar Heritage Centre,
Wath Road,
S74 8HJ
Tel: (01226) 746746

Website: Elsecar Heritage Railway

Events At The Elsecar Heritage Railway

Car Boot Sale

19th April
Stalls must be pre-booked. Rail Services operating as usual, normal fares will apply

Barnsley CAMRA Beer Festival

1st to 4th May
Wines - Ciders - Perries - Milds - Bitters - Ales - Stouts - Porters. Plus Live Music & Hot Food!


Car Boot Sale

20th September
Stalls must be pre-booked. Rail Services operating as usual, normal fares will apply