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Statfold Barn Railway

The Statfold Barn Railway is an extensive two-foot gauge private railway near Tamworth in Staffordshire, England. We are home to the old Burton to Ashby Tram and one of the largest collections of narrow gauge historic steam, diesel and electric locomotives from the UK and overseas…

Statfold Barn Railway opens regularly throughout the year. Please see our Events page for dates & details.



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Our entrance is on the Ashby Road in Tamworth. If using a SAT NAV please DO NOT follow instructions to turn off the Ashby Road onto Clifton Lane as this will take you the wrong way. Our Entrance is on opposite side of the Clifton Lane entrance.

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Renovation at our

Museum Venue

The Museum has gone through a revamp and is set to enhance, educate and hopefully enthral the visitor even more than on previous visits. A mezzanine floor has been installed enabling static displays of engines, not refurbished but in the state in that they arrived with us.


From our lovely visitors

and what they had to say about us


Certificate of Excellence

5.0 based on 68 Reviews

    "What a good day out for steam train lovers"

    We went with a group of friends on the Sunday of the March event, plenty to do and see, even had a go on a 'pump' trolley, rode on the top deck of the tram and enjoyed many train rides. Only disappointment was the garden...

    D O

    "Wartime fun"

    Went to see the exhibits on a ‘Wartime ‘ weekend. Lots of engines and memorabilia to see. Shame about the rain but didn’t spoil the fun. George Formby and Winston Churchill turned up along with soldiers from UK, USA and even Germany, all getting along...

    Lesley C

    "Tamworth's hidden gem"

    What a hidden gem Statfold Barn Railway is. Just outside Tamworth, Staffordshire on the B5493 is a wonderful collection of restored narrow gauge steam engines. When not out on the extensive track around the farm on special steam days. these engines are on display in...


    "Amazing day out"

    Fabulous steam trains. Lovely bloke driving the garden track train very funny x lovely staff.Nice tidy grounds.


    "What a find"

    Visited over the enthusiast weekend and we were pleasantly suprised. So many different engines especially in the covered Museum and round house. The running lines were permantly busy with a grest variety of trains, trams and buses. This may be one of the countries newer...

    Wendy J

    "Narrow guage railway 'heaven'"

    Visited with some colleagues on an enthusiasts open day. The whole event was very well organised from car parking to train running. I counted 12 steam engines running plus a diesel railcar and a tram. It's more a visitor centre than an end to end...

    Paul M

    "Lovely Christmas experience"

    From the moment we got on the train the fun began . Everything was very well organised and thought out to make a magical experience for young and old. The gifts for the children were good quality and with most things undercover the weather didn't...


    "Good day out"

    Not just trains there are also vehicles . Visited it with my nephew we both really enjoyed the day. Remember to book your tickets ( as far as l know it’s still tickets only).

    barry l

    "Santa visit"

    10 out of 10 best visit to Santa we have ever been to, we had a fantastic day. And loads of different events throughout the year.well done statfold


    "Santa Express! Amazing day out!"

    We visited on 16/12/18. 4 adults & 4 children 14,5,4 & 3. We all absolutley loved it! What a hidden gem! On arrival you're offered mince pies & hot mulled wine for the adults. Children are given a golden Santa Express Train ticket (Lovely touch)...

    Emma Theresa H