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War In The Valley 2016

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War In The Valley 2016

The Churnet Valley Railway is getting ready for another nostalgic journey, as Staffordshire’s Little Switzerland gets transported back to the 1940s for one of the line’s biggest crowd-pullers – the annual war event which takes place for the 18th consecutive year over the weekend of 10th & 11th of September. Rebranded for 2016 ...

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Daily Mirror Award Winners

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Daily Mirror Award Winners

The Churnet Valley Railway is delighted to announce that we have been awarded 1st Place in the Daily Mirror's Top 10 "UK Steam Train Trips". Acknowledging that a journey on a heritage railway can at times be a luxurious break for some, the Mirror set out to find the ...

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Gins & Trains Descend On The Valley

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Gins & Trains Descend On The Valley

Preparations are well under way for the Churnet Valley Railway’s first ever Gin Festival, as G&T prepares to take on a whole new meaning over the weekend of August 20/21. The event is a unique opportunity to sample from a selection of over 40 different gins at the Railway’s three stations and onboard all of the day’s service trains. There will be a full timet ...

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Churnet Valley Wartime

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Churnet Valley Wartime

Bookings are now being taken for the Churnet Valley's Annual 1940s weekend on September 10th & 11th, as Staffordshire's Little Switzerland is taken on a trip down memory lane with a nostalgia filled tribute to the armed Forces of World War 2 and those who were left behind on the home front. Rebranded for 2016 as “

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Summer Job Vacancies

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The CVR is happy to announce that a couple of summer job vacancies have 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 750755 (Monday - Friday, 10am  ...

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Souvenir Guidebook Updated

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Re-released following a full update to the modern day, the Churnet Valley Railways 5th Edition of the souvenir guidebook is now for sale. This A5 softback book is full of 60-pages worth of concise yet informative details of the history of the railway through Staffordshire’s Little Switzerland, detailing the development from the line’s initial creation by the ...

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