Miniature and narrow gauge railway trains in Britain

Britain's Great Little Railways (BGLR) represents the UK’s leading miniature, narrow or minimum gauge steam & diesel railways and their trains from 20" gauge down to 5” gauge. Formed in 1994 it’s a resource for miniature narrow and minimum gauge railway operators and owners and also prospective operators.

Our railways exchange views/ideas and information. We promote the 43 members’ miniature and narrow gauge steam railway trains which represent the best in the UK if not the world. Our miniature trains carry a million passengers every year. There are trains of every size and shape powered by steam, petrol, diesel or batteries. Visiting one will make a great day out for adults or kids.

Find the best UK railway trains so that you can visit a railway train convenient to you here:

                                         Find the trains locations    or     List of BGLR member railways

See the Special miniature & narrow gauge railway events planned across Britain.

Copies of our railways publicity Leaflet and railway map are on the pages on this site and at the railways.

BGLR is a company limited by guarantee and managed by 5 unpaid Directors appointed by the members at the Annual General Meeting held in March each year.

Each year two meetings are held, hosted by a member railway and in different places around the country. These are in March and October to be outside operators main train running seasons.

The next general meeting & AGM will be on Wednesday March 18th at 2015 at the Ferry Meadows  Railway, Peterborough, PE25UU

A members e magazine of news and current issues is also produced quarterly. A sample can be seen on the Join us page.

Britain's Great Little Railways Ltd. Registered in England & Wales - Company No. 3143331

Registered Office: C/O Moors Valley Railway Moors Valley Country Park, Horton Road, Ashley Heath, Ringwood,  Dorset BH24 2ET

Britains Great Little Railways BGLR  logo miniature railway steam engine Black Beauty was built by Exmoor Steam Railway Miniature steam railway engine "Sandy River" is No.24 at Trago Mills , Devon miniature steam railway engine Kin‌g Arthur at Rudyard station, Staffordshire

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