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The Gunpowder Railway is a narrow gauge railway running roughly 1 km along the perimeter of the Royal Gunpowder Mills site.
During the late 19th and early 20th centuries, a narrow gauge railway was used to transport materials around the site. Since 2002, a dedicated team of volunteers have constructed a 2 foot 6 inch gauge railway, reflecting this history.
When is the Gunpowder Railway Next Running?
The Gunpowder Railway will be running on Sundays and selected Bank Holidays from Easter Sunday until the end of October.
The railway is run entirely by volunteers. If you are interested in becoming a Gunpowder Railway Volunteer please contact our please email our Volunteer Manager Liz Went: [email protected]
Find out more: Gunpowder Railway News Blog
The Mini Railway runs the length of Long Walk. It was built by a team of volunteers led by John Wilson.
During the late 19th and early 20th centuries, a narrow gauge railway was used to transport materials around the site.