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Events you can book online

Events you can book online

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Experience Days & Dining

Experience Days & Dining

Breakfast, Lunch, Staffordshire Cream Tea & Curry Trains.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Enjoying your journey and keeping you safe during Covid
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Volunteering

Volunteering

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Railway News

Brewery List Announcement 2021

19/08/2021 We are pleased to confirm that we will be receiving ales from the following breweries for our forthcoming Rail Ale Trail. Fur... Read full news item

Reopening The Railway To 2021

12/07/2021 Forced into closure by the implementation of Lockdown 2, the railway was forced to stay shut over the lucrative Christmas per... 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, Derbyshire, Manchester and Birmingham for those looking for a journey into the past through beautiful scenery.

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