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The Elsecar Heritage Railway

The Elsecar Heritage Railway (EHR) is located on the southern part of the former South Yorkshire Railway freight-only branch which ran from Elsecar Junction on its Mexborough to Barnsley Line. The Elsecar Heritage Railway operated an out and back tourist train ride on a 1 mile (1.6 km) section of the branch using steam and diesel locomotives, previously running between Rockingham station (at the back of the Elsecar Heritage Centre) and Hemingfield Basin. The railway was operated using a variety of different preserved rolling stock.


The EHR had planned to eventually operate the line into Cortonwood, with a new halt at Hemingfield, doubling the length of the line to two miles.


Elsecar Heritage Railway was mothballed indefinitely after operators surrender their lease in November 2020, it is reported that a commitment was made by Barnsley Council to reopen the site, however sadly that is beginning to look more and more unlikely. The route has been painstakingly recreated in Trainz By Lewis Brown (LJ Trains)

Features -

* Accurately Modelled Elsecar Station & Heritage Centre

* 2 Miles Of Running Line Between Elsecar & Tingle Bridge Lane

* Detailed Scenery Including Foliage, People, Lakes & Rivers

* Landmarks Such As The Cricket Club, Town, Reservoir & Hemingfield Colliery

* Fully Modelled Towns To Explore

  • Trainz Railroad Simulator 2019 Platinum Edition Or Later (Base Game)

  • Settle and Carlisle 

  • ECML Kings Cross-Edinburgh 

  • Cornish Mainline 

  • Kickstarter County 2

  • ECML Edinburgh-Dundee

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