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Winter Steam Gala 2017

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Winter Steam Gala 2017

The Churnet Valley is planning to once again host its popular annual Winter Steam Gala over the weekend of 25/26 February 2017, with services operating between Froghall and Leekbrook and up on to the steeply graded Cauldon Lowe branch to Ipstones Loop. The section of line from Leekbrook Junction to Ipstone ...

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Star Returns Home

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Star Returns Home

Following a busy 2016, USATC S160 no. 6046 is due to return home to the Churnet Valley Railway on 27th December ahead of operating the final trains of the operating season over the New Year's weekend. Returned to traffic in February, following completion of cylinder repairs, 6046 proved the star attraction at the hugely succesful Winter Steam Gala that kicked off the CVR's op ...

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Commercial Vacancy

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Commercial Vacancy

The Churnet Valley Railway is happy to announce that a vacancy has become available within the company's commercial department. Take a look at our advert >here<, and if interested please get in touch for an application form. You can either -: Phone us on 01538 758491 (Monday - Friday, 1 ...

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Santa Office Opens Daily

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Santa Office Opens Daily

With our Santa & Steam specials now being predominantly full, there is limited availability left for the remaining services. If you are still wishing to book, our office is now being staffed 7x days a week to help you find a suitable date. To book phone 01538 758491 between 10am and 4pm, and one of Office Staff will do their best to assist.

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Diesel Fleet Update

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Diesel Fleet Update

The Churnet Valley Railway is pleased to announce the latest additions to our diesel fleet, in the shape of English Electric Class 08 shunting locomotive 08633 and English Electric Class 20 D8057. 08633 (originally numbered D3800) will be based with us for a minimum of 5 years. Whilst it was in service as recently as last Monday, there are some outstanding repairs needed that w ...

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Santa Arrives For 2016

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Santa Arrives For 2016

This weekend sees the start of the Churnet Valley Railway's popular Santa & Steam services through Staffordshire's hidden valley. As part of a limited offer, we are offering a FREE Child Tickets for every TWO adult tickets booked on any service scheduled to run on Saturday 3rd, Sunday 4th or Wednesday 7th December. If you wis ...

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NSRC AGM 2016

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NSRC AGM 2016

The Churnet Valley Railway's supporting charity, the North Staffordshire Railway Company (1978) Ltd, held their Annual General Meeting on Saturday 5th November 2016 that was attended by just over 50 members. The NSRC 2016 Raffle was brought to its conclusion, with the winning tickets being drawn following a total raise ...

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