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2 weeks ago
“Steam Engine Rally at Murton Yorkshire was a great day out”
19 Aug 2018
“Great railway keeping York's railway heritage alive”
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Murton Lane | c/o Yorkshire Museum of Farming,, York YO19 5UF, England
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+44 1904 489966
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everything steam from stationary engines and traction engines. The event was the final steam rally of the year and the weather was superb. The site offers a museum and a working full size railway, all be it a short straight track! There's a museum and...More

Thank JulianMay46
Reviewed 19 August 2018

This is a fantastic heritage railway just off the A64 at Murton run entirely by volunteers who are doing a fantastic job of keeping Yorks rail heritage and the Derwent Valley Light railway heritage alive. It's only half a mile of track at present with...More

Thank Allan B
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Fabulous little heritage railway tucked away just off the A64 near York and hidden a little within the Farming Museum but well worth a visit. Entry price gets you into both the museum and railway, and gives unlimited trips on the railway, up and down...More

1  Thank jodownes
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

What a great night we all had this little Railway incorporated within the Murton Farming museum. Solely Run by volunteers,It's over 40 years since I last travelled on the line between Laythorpe & Dunnington on the J72 Joem. It's good to see there is a...More

1  Thank Pudsterofyork31444
Reviewed 16 July 2018

We went mid afternoon just to look around the railway, However an important detail that is missing from their website. The railway is part of the museum!! so to get on the railway you must pay for entry to the museum. We arrived 2 hours...More

Thank Martin F
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

This is a short and straight little jaunt. You go for about three minutes one way, sit there whilst they bring the engine round to the other end and then go three minutes back again to the station, so you don’t really see much! That...More

Thank Waddler
Reviewed 13 August 2017

This lovingly curated living museum is a much overlooked reminder of the great days of rail transport. There is something for the enthusiast, the casual visitor and those with first hand experience of the decades which this voluntary venture preserves so well. For the young...More

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