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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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Catering Vacancy

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Catering Vacancy

The Churnet Valley Railway is happy to announce that a vacancy has become available within the company's catering 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, 10am ...

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15th October

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Due to over running repairs on TKh 2944, we have been forced to cancel the planned maintenance on 33102 and so today's CVR Green timetable will now be fully diesel hauled. We are sorry for any confusion. ...

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New Arrival At Cheddleton

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New Arrival At Cheddleton

The Churnet Valley Railway became home to a popular locomotive on Sempteber 2nd, when Andrew Barclay no. 2226 of 1946 arrived on the railway. Purchased by one of the line's long serving volunteers "Katie", as the loco is named, will be recognisable to many as the locomotive from the nearby Brookside Garden Centre at Poynton where she has been on display since 1992. Buil ...

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October Diesel Day Cancelled

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October Diesel Day Cancelled

Due to the unavailability of a diesel locomotive for our advertised Diesel Day on Saturday 15th October, we are forced to cancel the advertised services. However we will still be, and our resident Steam Locomotive 2944 "Hotspur" will deputise for the day providing 4x round trips along the CVR. The month of October sees the CVR start to wind down in readiness for its sh ...

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Little Switzerland's First Oktoberfest

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Little Switzerland's First Oktoberfest

The Churnet Valley Railway is getting ready for a brand new event on the line, with Little Switzerland's first Oktoberfest as Bavarian Culture is brought to the valley. Providing something different from a traditional beer festival, the Churnet railway is delighted to announce that ...

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