President David Shepherd CBE FRSA FGRA
Launceston Steam Railway
This 2ft narrow gauge railway runs for 3 Km from Launceston to New Mills along the track-bed of the old LSWR standard gauge line to Padstow.
The motive power is provided by Hunslett saddle tank locomotives , formerly used in Welsh slate quarries. The passenger stock includes both open and closed carriages.
There is a well stocked gift shop/ticket office , a small museum and a workshop at Launceston. The station buffet provides snacks.
At New Mills there is a Farm Park, with a large outdoor play area; an indoor play barn: and a number of small animals; which is ideal for young children. There is also a cafe to provide refreshments at reasonable prices.
For more details visit www.launcestonsr.co.uk