Churnet Valley Railway – Steam Train Rides in Staffordshire

Reconnect Leek
The Churnet Valley Railway is working towards its long-term goal of re-opening the railway line into the market town of Leek, Staffordshire

2020 Calendar and Prices

2020 Calendar and Prices

All the dates the railway operates along with Special Events Days and Dining Trains
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On Train Dining & Drive a Train

On Train Dining & Drive a Train

Train Driving Courses and on board Dining Experiences. New for 2020 Murder Mystery & Bombay Express.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Find the answers to the COVID and commonly asked questions.
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History of the Railway

History of the Railway

Find out about our locomotives, coaches, volunteering and how it all began
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Railway News

13th October Trespassing

13/10/2020 We are disappointed once again to find our site at Leekbrook continues to be used as a shortcut, more concerning is that it s... Read full news item

10 Years Of Cauldon Lowe Branch

03/10/2020 10 years ago today saw the first steam train operate on the Cauldon Lowe Branch in Preservation  It is exactly 10 year... Read full news item

The Churnet Valley Railway offers a nostalgic steam train ride through Staffordshire's hidden valley, and into the Staffordshire Moorlands on the outskirts of the Peak District. Located near the market town of Leek, this West Midlands attraction is within easy reach of Cheshire and Derbyshire for those looking for a journey into the past through beautiful scenery.