Book Now: THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride 2024
Steam Powered Adventure

Welcome aboard a nostalgic steam train ride through the Staffordshire Moorlands in the hidden Churnet Valley, and on the outskirts of the Peak District.


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Dining Train

Dining Train

Breakfast, Lunch, Staffordshire Cream Tea & Curry Trains.
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FAQ's

FAQ's

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Volunteering

Volunteering

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Railway News

Batt Holden Update

16/07/2024 Better late than never but we thought we should acknowledge the arrival of 3278 to Churnet Valley Railway considering CVR hav... Read full news item

Coalfish ... More Useful Than They Sound.

25/06/2024 The Churnet Valley Railway has seen the arrival of some new rolling stock this week in the form of 4 MHA “Coalfish... Read full news item

Book for 2024: THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride

Churnet Valley Railway offers unique train rides, dining experiences, and seasonal events aboard our vintage restored steam trains. We help to preserve our rich heritage of steam-powered rail transport, provide access to villages only accessible by rail, and delight tens of thousands of happy passengers each year.

Located near the market town of Leek, this West Midlands attraction is within easy reach of Cheshire, Derbyshire, Manchester, and Birmingham for those looking for a journey into the past along some of the most beautiful tracks in the country.
 

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