Thorne and District Model Engineering Society Ltd
The Doncaster & District Model Engineering Society Ltd operate the miniature railway in Thorne 'Thorne Memorial Park Miniature Railway' There are two circuits of track, the outer in addition to the 7 ¼ gauge facilities has been reinstated with a 5"´ gauge railway being very popular for visiting locomotives. The society owns two large electric locomotive and one steam locomotive. Presently there is a second steam locomotive and two smaller electric locomotives on loan to the group.
These locomotives help to provide a train service in the Public Park every Sunday afternoon between Eater and September and every first Sunday (except Christmas and New Years day) in the month from October to Easter. It is the volunteer members who help operate, maintain and develop this unique facility that attracts visitors of all ages form the Doncaster/ Thorne area and further afield.
There is easy access from the local road network into Thorne and the nearby M18. Public Transport is provided by First Buses with a bus stop next to the Park gates.
For more information visit our website www.thornerailway.org.uk This contains all the latest news and operating dates.