Kirklees Light Railway day out

On the 26th April 2003 we made a trip to the kirklees light railway accompanied by Beckys parents.

This is a narrow gauge steam railway along 8 miles of disused branch line. The start of the line is at the clayton west station where there is a large car park, childrens play area, nice cafe and even a ride on a passenger carrying model railway round a duck pond.
Arrived around 12:40 with plesent weather
Come on Becky were ready Becky Richard
I know the way becky and richard
Purchased tickets for the 13.00 service.
I can see the ticket office Pipa alex Becky
Used the time untill the main service left to play on the small fairground rides.
Round we go alex and richard on the merry go round
The steering wheels missing! Alex on the merry go round
Am I enjoying this then? joshua
Rode on the model railway.
Ere dad they have shrunk the train! Vince and Alex
Dad im not sure about this Alex and Vince
Wheeeeee Vince and Alex on a minature train
13.00 service to shelly station and back
All aboard Pipa Richard and Alex
Ready for the off Pipa Richard and Alex
Bye bye station Pipa richard and alex
The track ahead Side of train
Countryside and a large antenna Elmly moor
Look dad no glass Alex looking out the train window
Oooooh Alex and richard
The way forward Pipa and train side
Tunnel ahead Tunnel
Hi mum pipa and teh train
Gramps its dark in here alex and richard
Tunnels end tunnels end
Tunnels end Tunnels end
This is fun Alex pipa and Richard
Arrived Shelly station at 13:30
End of the line Train in station
Spin that train! Conductor moving the train on turntable
Ready to go Train turned
Look mum a train Richard Alex Becky and josh
Excitements too much... josh and becky
Men at work Men at work
Backing into things Train reversing
Coupling time Train being coupled up
Back to the start Returning to Clayton west station
Clayton west platforms Clayton west station
Took the children to play on the swings
Getting in touch with her inner girl Becky on a swing
Clayton west station Clayton west station
Family together Pipa josh richard becky and alex

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