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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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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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