President David Shepherd  CBE FRSA FGRA
Founded 1953

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