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Steam Gala 2024

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

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Volunteering

Volunteering

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Railway News

Locomotive In Profile – 4079 “Pendennis Castle”

12/04/2024 Pendennis Castle was built by the Great Western Railway at Swindon in 1924 which makes its visit to the Churnet Valley Railwa... Read full news item

What Is A Steam Gala, An Explanation For Non-rail Enthusiasts Looking To Find Out More...

07/04/2024 A steam gala is an event typically organized by heritage railways, museums, or steam locomotive enthusiasts to celebrate and... 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 our 2024 POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride

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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