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M P L R  is a privately owned railway staffed by family members and volunteers

and runs in conjunction with Derby City Council.

The track gauge is 15”, and a length of 0.82 miles, crossing 2 bridges, one cutting, 2 wooded areas, twin track passing place along a portion of the lake.  

Probably the nearest functioning narrow gauge in distance,  to the site of  Sir Arthur Heywood’s influential “Duffield Bank” railway.  By which there was a Derby contribution to Narrow Gauge

Markeaton Park Light Railway

Just the The Markeaton Lady locomotive has been sold, so no steam hauled trains.

City of Derby and carriages remain in service.

Use the Email on this page for MPLR.

Information correct as of 25/Feb/2011

Email:  Lady@markeaton.info


Saturdays & Sundays


Every day on School Holidays

Weather permitting until further notice.