What’s on at The Middy


The principal loco for the summer at the Mid-Suffolk Light Railway is Hudswell Clarke 0-6-0ST No. 1700 Wissington. Brendan Spurling

Steam train rides in genuine Victorian four-wheeled coaches and the Mid-Suffolk Light Railway’s summer programme has an added attraction almost every Sunday – including classic and
vintage vehicles and a model railway exhibition.

July 2: Steam Railway & Land Rover Owners Day – A special day for steam fans with Hudswell Clarke 0-6-0ST Wissington in steam, plus plenty of examples of the quintessential Land Rover marque, including some very unusual applications of the basic framework.

July 9: Steam Railway Day – Visitors can enjoy train rides as many times as they like. All the railway and museum facilities and a real ale bar will be open.

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July 16: Steam Railway & BMW Motor Cycle Clubs Day – A great day out for anyone interested in the evolution of the motorcycle. This visit takes place during the centenary of the first ‘Boxer’ engine to be used in BMW motorcycles.

July 23: Norfolk & Suffolk Narrow Gauge Modellers Day – A welcome return to the Narrow Gauge Modellers, who take over the indoor display areas of Middy with their many variations on the railway modelling hobby.

July 30: Steam Railway and ‘MogFriends’ sports car club Day – A steam railway day with a difference with a visit by the MogFriends, sports car enthusiasts with a passion for the Morgan Sports Car. Many variations of the marque will be on display in the station forecourt.

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The Middy’s opening times are from 10.30am to 16.30pm. Prices are £12 for adults, £6 for under-16s, families (two plus two) £30, concessions (over-65s) £10.

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