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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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Leek Station News

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Leek Station News

At a recent Staffordshire Moorlands District Council Planning meeting, it would appear outline planning permission has been granted to create a new station at Cornhill to the South of the original site.   The application was made by Dominic Hughes to develop land owned by the Hughes family (formerly Hughes Concrete Products) which includes housing, plus land set as ...

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Endon Station News Update

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Endon Station News Update

In recent months CVR have taken on the lease of the centre section of the original Endon Station building, with a view to it reopening as a Tea Room and Delicatessen.  Following careful development in true railway style, ‘The Station Kitchen’ is set to open from Tuesday 13th January and will be run by Chris & Sue Bates . Low season opening times wil ...

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National Publicity For CVR

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Churnet Valley Railway received national recognition when the Sunday Telegraph published a striking photograph of one of our trains battling through snow on the MCR line between Leekbrook and Ipstones.

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