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Churnet Valley Railway Obtains Forge Grants!

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Churnet Valley Railway Obtains Forge Grants!

The Churnet Valley Railway is delighted to announce, that through the hard work of our supporting charity The North Staffordshire Railway Company (1978) Ltd, a new building is to be built within the engineering facilities at Cheddleton that will en-house both a forge and hammer. The former Thomas Bolton’s Works at Froghall donated a ...

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Paddington™

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Paddington™

We are now taking bookings online for our forthcoming Paddington™ weekend. Please click here to make a booking  ...

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Services Return For Mother's Day

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Services Return For Mother's Day

This Sunday sees the Churnet Valley Railway operating three return trips along the scenic valley floor, giving visitors the chance to enjoy the 11 mile round trip from a steam hauled train. The rostered locomotive is TKh no. 2944 'Hotspur', with the first departure from Cheddleton being at 11.17am. No pre-booking is required, so come along and enjoy the sights of Staffords ...

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Last Few Seats On St Davids Day Moorlander!

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Last Few Seats On St Davids Day Moorlander!

We have a limited number of seats available onboard our Moorlander Winter Sunday Lunch train this coming Sunday 1st March, departing at 12:35pm from Kingsley & Froghall station.  Onboard guests will enjoy a 4-course Lunch in our exclusive First Class Dining coach, with full waitress service whilst enjoying a 19-mile return trip to Ipstones Loop. Your journey wil ...

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Open Day Saturday 28th February

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Open Day Saturday 28th February

Ever wondered what it's like to volunteer on a railway? Then why not come on down to our Shareholder Day, where we will also be holding an Open day for all our visitors. Take a look behind the scenes, and see what is involved to operate the railway for a day. Speak to any one of our volunteers at any of our stations, and find your place in any one of our departments to become ...

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Job Vacancies At Churnet Valley Railway

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Job Vacancies At Churnet Valley Railway

The CVR is happy to announce that a couple of employment opportunities have arisen within the Company's Catering Department for the forthcoming season. Take a look at our advertisement, and if interested feel free to contact us for an application form.   Please click here for the advert  ...

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Regular Services Resume This Weekend.

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Regular Services Resume This Weekend.

Churnet Valley Railway gets back into regular services this weekend with its first passenger trains of the New Year. Two return services will operate on Sunday January 18, taking in the full length of the Churnet Valley line and then along the Cauldon branch to Ipstones. Trains will depart from Kingsley & Froghall Station at 10.00 and 12.35, and from Cheddleton Station at 10.3 ...

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