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Santa Office Opens Daily

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Santa Office Opens Daily

With our Santa & Steam specials now being predominantly full, there is limited availability left for the remaining services. If you are still wishing to book, our office is now being staffed 7x days a week to help you find a suitable date. To book phone 01538 758491 between 10am and 4pm, and one of Office Staff will do their best to assist.

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Diesel Fleet Update

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Diesel Fleet Update

The Churnet Valley Railway is pleased to announce the latest additions to our diesel fleet, in the shape of English Electric Class 08 shunting locomotive 08633 and English Electric Class 20 D8057. 08633 (originally numbered D3800) will be based with us for a minimum of 5 years. Whilst it was in service as recently as last Monday, there are some outstanding repairs needed that w ...

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Santa Arrives For 2016

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Santa Arrives For 2016

This weekend sees the start of the Churnet Valley Railway's popular Santa & Steam services through Staffordshire's hidden valley. As part of a limited offer, we are offering a FREE Child Tickets for every TWO adult tickets booked on any service scheduled to run on Saturday 3rd, Sunday 4th or Wednesday 7th December. If you wis ...

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NSRC AGM 2016

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NSRC AGM 2016

The Churnet Valley Railway's supporting charity, the North Staffordshire Railway Company (1978) Ltd, held their Annual General Meeting on Saturday 5th November 2016 that was attended by just over 50 members. The NSRC 2016 Raffle was brought to its conclusion, with the winning tickets being drawn following a total raise ...

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15th October

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Due to over running repairs on TKh 2944, we have been forced to cancel the planned maintenance on 33102 and so today's CVR Green timetable will now be fully diesel hauled. We are sorry for any confusion. ...

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New Arrival At Cheddleton

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New Arrival At Cheddleton

The Churnet Valley Railway became home to a popular locomotive on Sempteber 2nd, when Andrew Barclay no. 2226 of 1946 arrived on the railway. Purchased by one of the line's long serving volunteers "Katie", as the loco is named, will be recognisable to many as the locomotive from the nearby Brookside Garden Centre at Poynton where she has been on display since 1992. Buil ...

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October Diesel Day Cancelled

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October Diesel Day Cancelled

Due to the unavailability of a diesel locomotive for our advertised Diesel Day on Saturday 15th October, we are forced to cancel the advertised services. However we will still be, and our resident Steam Locomotive 2944 "Hotspur" will deputise for the day providing 4x round trips along the CVR. The month of October sees the CVR start to wind down in readiness for its sh ...

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