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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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5197 Ready For Action

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5197 Ready For Action

Following completion of remedial repairs after her public relaunch into service at our hugely popular Winter Steam Gala, former USATC S160 no. 5197 is now ready for full service and is expected to haul all of the Churnet Valley's services over the Easter period. Her first trains will be during the Easter Family Fun day on

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Moorlander Cream Teas

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Moorlander Cream Teas

For the first time ever, those of you wishing to book a Cream Tea onboard our dedicated Moorlander Dining Train can do so online! Tickets for all our remaining Cream Tea services up to the end of June have been put online >he ...

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