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Lincolnshire Coast Light Railway

Lincolnshire Coast Light Railway Lincolnshire Coast Light Railway


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Skegness, Lincolnshire PE25 1J

¼ mile



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2 ft



The only true narrow gauge railway on the East Coast of the British Isles, it has a unique and historically important collection of early English narrow gauge railway carriages, wagons, diesel and steam locomotives. The railway was originally at Humberston near Cleethorpes where it opened in 1960, using mostly ex WD equipment recovered from the Nocton Estates rail system near Lincoln and coaches from the closed Ashover Light Railway in Derbyshire. The Lincolnshire Coast Light Railway Historical Vehicles Trust has a number of restored WD trench railway vehicles, including an ambulance van, on the site.

The LCLR at Humberston closed in 1985 and moved down the Lincolnshire coast to Ingoldmells, near Skegness. It has been rebuilt on the Skegness Water Leisure Park, which is a well appointed family caravan and camping site close to Butlins. The LCLR reopened in 2009, and operates on a number of summer Sundays and certain Bank Holidays. Please refer to our website for up to date list of opening dates.