Ribble Steam Railway

Ribble Steam Railway operates heritage steam train rides at the Docklands in Preston, Lancashire.

Visitors enjoy a 3-mile round trip around the docks in old fashioned carriages pulled by one of their restored steam engines.

There’s also a museum and active workshop where visitors can take a close look at a large collection of ex-industrial steam and diesel locomotives.

Opening Times

The Ribble Steam Railway is open most weekends between April and September. It also holds special events (Halloween, Christmas etc.) throughout the year. Check the official website for the latest information.


The railway is on Chain Caul Road in Preston Docklands.

Once in Preston follow the signs for ‘Riversway Docklands’. Visitors using satellite navigation systems should note that its postcode is PR2 2PD.

Ample free car parking is available.


Map showing location of Ribble Steam Railway.

Map showing location of Ribble Steam Railway


Ribble Steam Railway

Address and postcode
Chain Caul Road
United Kingdom

Visit Ribble Steam Railway Website

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  1. A great day out. The museum was exceptional and the rides good. Friendly and helpful staff. Great for kids from 1 to 101.


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