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Return Of The Rail Ale Trail

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Return Of The Rail Ale Trail

Preparations are well under way for one of the Churnet Valley Railway’s biggest crowd-pullers, the annual Rail Ale Trail which this year takes place over the weekend of July 7/8/9. The event is a unique opportunity to sample from a selection of more than 100 beers and ciders on offer at the Railway’s three ...

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CVR25 Top Link Experience

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CVR25 Top Link Experience

Have you ever wanted to drive a steam locomotive through Staffordshire’s Little Switzerland? Or have you ever fancied taking control of a named GWR locomotive? Well here’s your chance, as the Churnet Valley Railway is delighted to announce a day where you can do both, and realise at least one if not two childhood dreams! On Thursday 26th October w ...

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Council Support For Churnet Valley Railway

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Council Support For Churnet Valley Railway

The Churnet Valley Railway is delighted to announce being the receiver of not one but three grants courtesy of the local council, all of which will help develop the railway as its strives to reach its long term destination of Leek. Last week the Moorlands Partnership Board, which is run by

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Anything Goes 2017

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Anything Goes 2017

Plans are coming together for the Churnet Valley Railway's annual summer "Anything Goes" gala, expanded to a 3-day event for 2017 - the line's 25th Anniversary Year, running from the 23rd to 25th June with a variety of attractions available for visitors to see. The hig ...

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Static Engine Display

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Static Engine Display

An extensive display of old fashioned machines from Macclesfield Vintage Machinery Club will be held at Cheddleton Railway station, on the Churnet Valley Railway, on Sunday 4th June.  The display features historical machines from before the age ...

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Volunteer Finalist

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Volunteer Finalist

Earlier this year, Support Staffordshire asked local communities to nominate local “Volunteer Super Heroes” for their annual Volunteer of the Year Award. From over 30 nominations, a panel of independent judges has selected four finalists, and the Churnet Valley Railway is delighted to announce that one of our ...

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Early Season Success!

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Early Season Success!

The Churnet Valley Railway's bid to raise £75,000 in just 3 months in order to complete the purchase of Cheddleton Station, has started off spectacularly with just over half of the funds raised in a little under 3 weeks! The railway is looking to buy the Victorian building at Cheddleton that has been h ...

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