Model Railway Weekend – Sunday

3 Days of trains big and small

Over the weekend of the early May Bank Holiday, Leeming Bar will be hosting its festival of model railways. Including

  • A range of layouts from n gauge to G scale
  • Standard gauge locos will be displayed alongside the models, including newly repainted ex Tyne and Wear loco WL 4 and a part rebuilt steam locomotive
  • 5 1/4″ gauge steam railway with 145ft track set up in the car park
  • A traction engine in steam will be displayed in the car park
  • Trains running through the day between Scruton and Leyburn. All day rovers will be available
  • Drive the 03 in the yard
  • Birds of prey at Scruton Station
  • Newly restored station houses at Scruton and Leeming Bar, with out volunteers in character depicting life in the 1900’s
  • Refreshments at all stations
  • Children’s activities
  • Grand official opening of the Leeming bar Station house on 2nd May 2022

Tickets are available just for the exhibition, the exhibition and train shuttle to Scruton or the exhibition and travel on all trains.

Travel to Northallerton mainline station by train and get the bus from to Leeming Bar. It’s just a short walk to get on the bus, a 15 minute ride and then get off at Leeming Bar, with the bus stopping yards from Leeming Bar station.

There is a regular No. 73 bus service from Northallerton on the Saturday    Bus 73 Timetable

and the Wensleydale Flyer No. 856 bus runs on the Sunday and Monday.   Bus 856 Timetable

Trains Sunday

The shuttles between Leeming bar and Scruton will use Pacer 142078, The 10:30 from Leeming will use 33035 & D9523 top and tailed, with D9523 running the 12:30 and 33035 the 14:30 service.

Model Railway Weekend - Sunday
Train Loco DMU DMU Loco DMU DMU DMU DMU Loco DMU DMU DMU
Scruton Dep - 11:07 11:37 - 12:32 13:02 13:32 14:27 - 15:07 15:37 16:27
Leeming Bar Arr - 11:15 11:45 - 12:40 13:10 13:40 14:35 - 15:15 15:45 16:35
Dep 10:30 - - 12:30 - - - - 14:30 - - -
Bedale Arr 10:37 - - 12:37 - - - - 14:37 - - -
Dep 10:40 - - 12:40 - - - - 14:40 - - -
Finghall Lane Arr - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dep - - - - - - - - - - - -
Leyburn Arr 11:12 - - 13:12 - - - - 15:12 - - -
Model Railway Weekend - Sunday
Train DMU DMU Loco DMU DMU DMU Loco DMU DMU DMU Loco DMU
Leyburn Dep - - 11:30 - - - 13:30 - - - 15:30 -
Finghall Lane Arr - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dep - - - - - - - - - = - -
Bedale Arr - - 12:02 - - - 14:02 - - - 16:02 -
Dep - - 12:05 - - - 14:05 - - - 16:05 -
Leeming Bar Arr - - 12:12 - - - 14:12 - - - 16:12 -
Dep 10:55 11:25 - 11:55 12:50 13:20 - 13:50 14:45 15:25 - 15:55
Scruton Arr 11:02 11:32 - 12:02 12:57 13:27 - 13:57 14:52 15:32 - 16:02