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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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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 (Mond ...

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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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