The normal return fares of Adult £4.00 and child £2.50 apply and no prior booking is required. The Trains will run from 11.00am to 4pm every day and the extended Platform 2 cafe will be open at Rudyard station.
The railway is always steam operated using half size narrow gauge style equipment with 6 steam engines. The trains will also run every Saturday, Sunday and school holiday to the end of October and Wednesdays from June to end of September. The latest May Bank Holiday information is at www.rlsr.org/
The Rudyard Lake Steam Railway is located 2 miles North of Leek in Staffordshire. The railway, which is 10.25 inch gauge runs for 1.5 miles from Rudyard Station along the side of Rudyard: Lake before terminating at Hunthouse Wood. It steams through delightful scenery along the old North Staffordshire Railway track bed of the Churnet Valley line that ran from Leek to Macclesfield and closed in 1960.
The railway and lake are a great family day out with boat trips and wildlife all around.