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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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CVR25 Announcements

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CVR25 Announcements

2017 sees the Churnet Valley Railway PLC celebrate its 25th Anniversary, after being first formed on 30th October 1992. Therefore throughout the year a series of events are being held to mark the occasion, culminating in a 25th Anniversary Gala over the weekend of October 20-22

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Cheddleton Station Appeal 2017

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Cheddleton Station Appeal 2017

Since a heritage railway was first established in Cheddleton, the Churnet Valley Railway (1992) PLC, and before them the charitable North Staffordshire Railway Company (1978) Ltd, have all occupied the Grade 2 listed building on successive leases from

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Celebrate Staffordshire Day

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Celebrate Staffordshire Day

This forthcoming Bank Holiday, all Staffordshire Bull Terriers will be able to ride the steam trains at Churnet Valley Railway free of charge as part of this year’s "Staffordshire Day" celebrations. Usually dogs have to pay £1.50 to journey along the 5.5-mile line  ...

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Driver Experience Availability

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Driver Experience Availability

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to drive a full size steam locomotive? Or do you know someone who has always dreamed of taking the controls of a historic locomotive? If so then we have got just the ticket for you, as we are able to a offer a very limited number of "Top Link" Footplate Experience course ...

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New Calendar Poster

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New Calendar Poster

Calling all businesses. New for 2017, the Churnet Valley Railway has produced a calendar poster to help promote the CVR in the surrounding areaa. If you own a business, or know of any community noticeboards that would be willing to display this A3 poster then please get in touch. The poster can be downloaded below, or if you contact the Office >

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Easter Eggspress 2017

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Easter Eggspress 2017

Hop aboard the Easter Eggpress this Easter, as it steams through the scenic Churnet Valley in Staffordshire. During the Easter Weekend, children of all ages can experience something new and egg-citing whilst travelling on the heritage train – Easter Egg Spotting! Can ...

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