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Mothers Day Lunch

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Mothers Day Lunch

A limited number of both 2-seat and 4-seat tables have become available at the last minute for this Sunday's Mothers Day Lunch Train. If you are looking for that last minute treat, then look no further as you can enjoy a sumptious 5-course Lunch aboard our First Class dining carriage "Diana" whilst enjoying the fabulous scenery of Staffordshire's hidden Valley as the train t ...

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Winter Steam Gala Success

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Winter Steam Gala Success

The first big event of the Churnet Valley Railway's 25th Anniversary Year has drawn to a close, and proved to be a spectacular success with record numbers coming to the line from all corners of the UK to attend the Winter Steam Gala. Despite a dull start to proceedings on both days, many people took advantage of the steam-heated trains to enjoy the sight and sound ...

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Froghall Roadworks

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Froghall Roadworks

For those planning on attending our Winter Steam Gala this weekend, please be aware that if you plan to arrive at Kingsley & Froghall station via Cheadle there are currently roadworks ongoing preventing use of the normal signposted route. When you leave Cheadle Town Cent ...

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Catering Vacancy

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Catering Vacancy

The Churnet Valley Railway is happy to announce that a vacancy has 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 758491 (Monday - Friday, 10am ...

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Project 228 Update

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Project 228 Update

The body of North Staffordshire Railway First Class coach no. 228 has been moved to Stanegate Restorations at Haltwhistle for assessment as a prelude to full restoration, courtesy of Duncan Milner Haulage. NSR No ...

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Leek Book Launch

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Leek Book Launch

The Churnet Valley Railway is delighted to announce that as part of its Winter Steam Gala 2017, Middleton Press will be officially launching their book "Branch Line from Leek to the Manifold Valley"  during the event. Author Vic Mitchell will be in attendance at the gala on Saturday 25th February, where he will base himself at Froghall Station and be available for book ...

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5197 Returns

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5197 Returns

An historic moment for ourselves, and preservation in the UK. For the first time since 1944, two USATC S160s worked together on UK soil, as 5197 performed a loaded test run with sister 6046 kept in service as insurance following completion of yesterday's services,  A return trip along the CVR was completed as darkness fell, and whilst a small number of issues were high ...

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