Northampton & Lamport Railway facts for kids

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Northampton & Lamport Railway
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Peckett 0-4-0ST Works No. 2104 with a train
Locale England
Terminus Pitsford and Brampton
Commercial operations
Name Northampton to Market Harborough line ("Harborough Line")
Built by London and North Western Railway
Original gauge 4 ft 8 12 in (1,435 mm) standard gauge
Preserved operations
Operated by Northampton & Lamport Railway Preservation Society
Stations 1
Length 1 12 miles (2.4 km)
Preserved gauge 4 ft 8 12 in (1,435 mm) standard gauge
Commercial history
Opened 1858
Closed 1981
Preservation history
1984 Work started at (and around) Pitsford and Brampton station site
1995 Light Railway Order, Granted with First public passenger train operated
1996 Grand Re-opening (NLR re-opened, officially)

The Northampton & Lamport Railway is a standard gauge heritage railway in Northamptonshire, England. It is based at Pitsford and Brampton station, near the villages of Pitsford and Chapel Brampton. This is roughly 5 miles (8.0 km) north of Northampton.

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