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Miniature train rides for all the family at the KDMES railway track at Marley Activity and Coaching Centre, Keighley. Public running days usually on every 3rd Sunday in the month May to November. Trains run from approx 13:30 to 17:00

In line with current government guidelines regarding coronavirus we are suspending all public activities of the KDMES for the time being. We are as disappointed as you are but are taking the opportunity during these uncertain times to make improvements to the track. You can see our activities by following this link to Major Track Upgrade 2020 - 2021.

Running suspended for 2021

May 16th
June 20th
July 18th
August 15th
September 4th (With Keighley Show) The event is at the same time as Keighley show and you will have to negotiate at the car park entrance if you only want to visit the railway.
September 19th
October 17th
December ??th - 'Mince Pie Special'. 11am until 3pm

Train tickets at Sunday events, 50p each

1 trip is two times round our track, giving a ride of nearly 1/2 mile

Refreshments on sale in the clubhouse

Find us at Marley Activity Centre. Enter through the gates from the roundabout on the A650, turn immediate right and follow the unmade roadway round the lower playing field. For maps in printable format click here.

Please note that trains are subject to weather. Although every effort will be made, we cannot guarantee that trains will be run on the above dates.

This pdf document is our poster for the trains in 2019. If you have somewhere where you could display it, then please print it out. Please do remember to ask permission before displaying on a notice board, Thank you.


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The track and clubhouse is available for hire for private events.Information about birthday parties on our events page.



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