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Birthday Parties


Birthday Parties

We now hire our facilities for birthday parties. These are arranged to take place on a non public running day to give exclusive train rides and use of the club house facilities. This is what we offer:



Private use of at least two trains and passenger carriages for the two hours duration of the party.



The kitchen is equipped with a gas cooker, hot water boiler and washing facilities. Note! The hirer of the facility will provide all crockery and utensils and we would suggest that paper / disposable plates, cups and eating utensils be used as this will save you time and effort.
*KDMES will provide adequate staffing to ensure the safe use of the railway however you must provide adult supervision for the children’s general behaviour.*

This pdf document is more information and a booking form. Please download.


Portable Track

We take a portable track to various charity events and steam rallies. We have limited resources so only do a few each year. However, if you have an event that might benefit from our attendance then please contact us.

Dates for 2019

March 9th and 10th at Keighley Model Railway Club's 44th Exhibition. University Academy Greenhead Road

Portable Track at Harden 15-06-13

Bonfire Night - A thing of the past?


Bonfire night and model train

Passengers enjoying bonfire night
Usually in November we have held a Bonfire Party at the Marley railway track. As well as the traditional bonfire and fireworks the trains run with lights on. Unfortunately the escalating cost of insurance means we are no longer able to run the event. Unless you would like to sponsor the event!

Although the pie and peas were excellent, some drivers like to have a fry up as well!
Engine men frying up on bonfire night
Steaming up model locomotives on bonfire night
Instead we will have our usual daylight public running on a date yet to be decided in November.


Webtrains by Mike Badger

Bonfire photographs by Colin Marshall of Sycamore Studios


This page was last updated on Monday 31st December 2018 at 18:00.

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