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CVR Steam Loco Fleet 2015 Update

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CVR Steam Loco Fleet 2015 Update

Please click on the red hyperlinks to view respective images & links   TKh no. 2944 continues to provide sterling service to the railway, having run over 4,500 miles along the CVR in 2015 alone! A few niggles have had to be rectified but it is planned to withdraw the loco upon the completion of ...

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Open Day Saturday 28th February

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Open Day Saturday 28th February

Ever wondered what it's like to volunteer on a railway? Then why not come on down to our Shareholder Day, where we will also be holding an Open day for all our visitors. Take a look behind the scenes, and see what is involved to operate the railway for a day. Speak to any one of our volunteers at any of our stations, and find your place in any one of our departments to become ...

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Leek Station News

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Leek Station News

At a recent Staffordshire Moorlands District Council Planning meeting, it would appear outline planning permission has been granted to create a new station at Cornhill to the South of the original site.   The application was made by Dominic Hughes to develop land owned by the Hughes family (formerly Hughes Concrete Products) which includes housing, plus land set as ...

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National Publicity For CVR

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Churnet Valley Railway received national recognition when the Sunday Telegraph published a striking photograph of one of our trains battling through snow on the MCR line between Leekbrook and Ipstones.

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Shareholders Show Strong Support For Ipstones Track Appeal

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Shareholders Show Strong Support For Ipstones Track Appeal

Supporters of the Churnet Valley Railway have rallied to our appeal for funds to purchase the remaining section of Cauldon Branch track as far as Ipstones. Our latest share appeal, launched in August, has already attracted more than half of its £76,500 target and we are now pushing ahead to complete the purchase as soon as possible. Churnet Valley Ra ...

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Braithwaite Tank

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Braithwaite Tank

North Staffordshire Railway Company have purchased a Braithwaite galvanised steel water tank from the new owners of Thomas Bolton's Froghall works, Panel Co. The tank will shortly be moved to Cheddleton where it will be used to store in excess of 6000 gallons of water to supply the former Hanley St ...

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