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Children under the age of 8 are unable to travel on this service.

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Lite Lunch

Departs Froghall at 12:35

What could be better than enjoying the unique experience of Dining and a Steam Train journey all at the same time. Step back in time to 1930's in our dining coach ‘Diana’ and enjoy our new Lite Lunch Menu's where you will be table served by our dining team. 

The New Lite Lunch dining train is designed to give you a slice of the Moorlander Dining Train.  Enjoy a seasonal two course meal, table served as you journey along the Churnet Valley.  Enjoy the various offerings including a Luxury Fish Sandwich or a Three Cheese Flan (V) to name just a few. In the tastefully decorated 'Diana' you will be sure to experience the fully 1930 atmosphere. 

You can make it extra special by pre-ordering your drinks and have them waiting at your table.

Menus and Dietary Requirements. 

To view our scrumptious new menu please follow the link to Lite Lunch Menu 

The New Lite Lunch Menu includes Two Courses offering a choice of Main Course and dessert. 

For dietary requirements please contact the office for more information.

We offer a full bar on board where you can you buy a range of drinks including cocktails or if you prefer you can pre-order your wine, beer or prosecco and this will be ready and waiting at your table on your arrival. Drinks are priced individually and not included in the ticket price.

Seating Arrangements 

Due to the heritage design of our coaches we can not always offer a table of two guarantee resulting in some passengers sometimes sharing a table of four. If you wish to book a table for two guarantee please contact the booking office when making a booking to purchase a table of two guarantee. 

We do not accept cancellations. 

Unfortunately due the heritage design of the coach our dining train is not accessible by wheelchair. Customers with limited mobility should call the booking office to notify of your requirements and we will do our upmost to accommodate a table nearest the entrance. 

There are customer toilets on board the coach. 

We welcome well behaved children over the age of 8 years old. 

Departure Times 
The Moorlander Lunch trains depart Froghall Station at 12:35 sharp returning to Froghall Station at approximately 14:30. 

Dogs are not permitted on the dining coach with the exception of Service Dogs. 

There is free parking at Froghall with limited Disabled Parking. We advise that you arrive at least 20 minutes prior to departure. 

Gift Vouchers 
If you would like to buy this experience as a gift then please call our booking office for a Churnet Valley Railway Gift Card. Additional costs apply to this depending on the package purchased. 

If you are in possession of a Moorlaner Lunch Train voucher then please call the booking office to book your table. 

Special Occasions
If you have a special occasion we can cater for this . You should include in your online booking under the "special instructions" tab or call the booking office with the name of the person or persons for whom this is a special occasion. 

Group Bookings 
Our dining train can be hired exclusively for a maximum Group Booking of 48 passengers. For more information please contact the booking office. 

Light Lunch Dining Train

Our Light Lunch Dining trains depart Froghall Station at 12:35