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Adult Ticket Price Aged 16 + £40.00
Child Ticket Price Aged 8 - 14
Children under the age of 8 are unable to travel on this service.

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The Moorlander Lunch Train

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 the 1930's in our dining coach ‘Diana’ and enjoy a four course meal where you will be table served by our dining team.

All our food is freshly prepared by our own chef on board the train. 

Menu and Dietary Requirements

Please follow this link for a downloadable PDF copy of our menu. 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. If you wish to book a table for two guarantee please contact the booking office when making a booking to purchase a table for 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 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. 

The Moorlander Limited

The Moorlander Limited departs at 12:35