City of Derby at Mundy Halt in 2008 © M.Rogan







Markeaton Park Light Railway 15 inch

This railway originally opened in 1989, but when taken over by John Bull in 1995, it was greatly improved and extended. Trains run from the main car park, through the park and over two major bridges to a second terminus adjacent to the play area at Mundy Halt. There is one diesel locomotive, which began life at Cleethorpes. Rolling stock consists of three coaches built by Exmoor, and three ex-Fairbourne coaches which have been modified and regauged.

Address: Markeaton Park, Derby, Derbyshire
Telephone: 01623 552292
Operator: J.Bull
Line Length: 1400yd End to End
First opened: 1989
Website: No Website


City of Derby
J.Brown/J + J.Bull




Opening Times: Weekends and School Holidays throughout the year from 11am to dusk (Weather Permitting)

Fares: 80p Single, £1.60 Return

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