Rudyard Lake Steam Railway

Operated by Leek and Rudyard Railway Ltd

Steam Train Days Out

Rudyard Lake, Staffordshire

Rudyard Lake Steam Railway

Find out more about our Birthday Party Express venue for kids and our special trains for hire

Birthday Parties

Find out more on our Santa Special Steam Train experience, a unique steam train treat at The Lake

Santa Specials

From the A523 Macclesfield Road take the B5331 signposted Rudyard and then turn left just after the railway bridge.

From the A53 take Dunwood Lane (signposted Rudyard) and after approx 2 miles continue through the village and down the hill to the railway bridge, turning right just before it.

Rudyard Station, Rudyard Road, Rudyard, Leek, Staffs ST13 8PF

Station telephone 01538 306704

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About The Railway

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Located at Rudyard Station in the North Staffordshire Peak District, we offer a great family day out alongside Rudyard Lake

The railway uses coal fired steam engines on most of its trains and is located not far from Alton Towers and the borders of Cheshire and Derbyshire. Our railway is 10.25 inch gauge which is equivalent to half size Narrow Gauge. The trains run whatever the weather and all are covered coaches. New since 2016 is the incorporation of the Isle of Mull Railway engines Frances, Victoria and Glen Auldyn into the fleet.


Find out more about our programme of special events including our Diesel and Steam Galas

Great Food @ Rudyard

Open selected running days

Drive A Steam Train Experience Day - an ideal present or gift

Diesel Days also available

Special Events

Platform 2 Cafe

Drive a Train

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We are a member of Britain's Great Little Railways - click the logo to find out more about the other great railways in the UK


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Upcoming Events

The railway is running weekends in December

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No advance booking required