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Experience Days & Dining

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Breakfast, Lunch, Staffordshire Cream Tea & Curry Trains.
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Railway News

Carriage And Wagon Update – Week Commencing 8th April 15, 2024

17/04/2024 Our dedicated team of volunteers kicked off the week by shunting the site to prepare for the upcoming train operations on Wed... Read full news item

Consall Stations Unique Platform Completion

15/04/2024 After seeing no trains for 5 years, our second platform at Consall saw its first test train this weekend as our preparations... Read full news item

Welcome aboard a nostalgic steam train ride through Staffordshire's hidden valley, and into the Staffordshire Moorlands on the outskirts of the Peak District.

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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