Railworld

Railworld is situated In the heart of Peterborough is a fun and informative visitor attraction for the whole family. The theme is sustainable transport, it spells out the need to cut global emissions and shows how this is being achieved today. You can see how much progress has been made in the field of transport since the age of steam and learn how modern integrated transport systems are revolutionising travel in the 21 st century. While you are here do not forget to visit the magnificent Model Railway where children can drive Thomas and watch one of the two track lines in the new garden railway go round the track, with sound. You can also see the very latest in passenger and freight rail transport, including the record breaking TGV and Bullet trains in miniature. Then step back and see the many unusual and exciting railway nostalgia items in its collection where you can come and discover more about their uses.

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Directions

Bus

Railworld is 15 minutes walk from the Peterborough Bus/Coach Station. Stagecoach Citi 1 route, which runs every 10 minutes, runs along Oundle Road, get off at The Cherry Tree. Then walk down Cubitt Way towards a large gate then go through the pedestrian entrance, then walk straight ahead to some Railway buffers, then on your left is Railworld.

Train

By foot from Peterborough railway station, Turn right onto Bourges Boulevard and follow it all the way down to the Rivergate Centre. Follow the signs in the Rivergate centre and walk over the footbridge that goes over the River Nene. Turn right and follow the footpath alongside the riverbank to Railworld, underneath the Railway Bridges.

Bike

Railworld is right by the Green Wheel network.

Car

By road from the A1,M. The recommended route to drivers from all directions is. At junction 5 on A1139, Peterboroughs ring road, east side, turn off for the City Centre. On reaching the first roundabout, turn left and follow the series of, little puffer, brown and white tourist signs. This is the A605, that leads you over the River Nene and turn right into Oundle Road, where you turn right, just before the overhead rail bridge, into a Council car park. Then proceed through the car park, beneath the railway arches, to Railworlds car park, alongside Nene Valley Railways Peterborough Station. By road from the A15 /A47, East. Head along towards the City Centre. After passing the Main Railway Station, follow the road signs marked Oundle A605. After crossing the River Nene, turn right into Oundle Road then immediately right before going under the Railway line, this leads into a Block Paved Car Park. Follow the railway line and go through the first arch painted white on your left. Follow the road which leads to Railworld and Nene Valley Railways station.

Admission

Opening times (March - October):
MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
11:00 - 16:0011:00 - 16:0011:00 - 16:0011:00 - 16:0011:00 - 16:0011:00 - 16:0011:00 - 16:00

Opening times (November - February):
MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
11:00 - 16:0011:00 - 16:0011:00 - 16:0011:00 - 16:0011:00 - 16:00--

Prices:
AdultOAPChild (3-16)Family (2 adults and 4 children)
£5.00£4.00£2.50£13.00

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Contact

Address: Railworld, Oundle Road, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE2 9NR, UK.
Phone: +44 1733 344240
Email: info@railworld.net

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