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Return Of Gins & Trains!

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Return Of Gins & Trains!

Preparations are well under way for the return of a popular event at the Churnet Valley Railway following its successful debut in 2016. Why not come and join, as G&T prepares to take on a whole new meaning once again over the bank holiday weekend, for the 4-day Gins & Trains festival? The event is a unique opportunity to sample from a selection of nearly 50 different gins whi ...

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Churnet Valley Hattrick

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Churnet Valley Hattrick

The Churnet Valley Railway is ecstatic to announce that it is the receiver of not one, but three awards – just as the operating company continues to celebrate its Silver Jubilee Year! The first award received is a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence. Now in its seventh year, this achievement celebrates hospitali ...

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Winter Guest 2017 Announced

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Winter Guest 2017 Announced

The Churnet Valley Railway is delighted to announce an agreement has been reached with the Dartmouth Steam Railway in Devon, which will see the CVR will host former GWR 42XX no. 4277 from mid-October until February 2018. This will be the locomotives' first visit away from Devon since joining the steam fleet at Paignton in 2008, ...

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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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