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Super Power Saturday

26th October 2019

Join us for this groundbreaking event, all in aid of returning trains to Leek for the first time since 1970! 

Witness the sight and sound of THREE USATC S160s operating together for the first time in the UK since 1944, and for only the second time within preservation globally!

Resident American Sisters nos. 5197and 6046 will be joined by no. 2253 Omaha, making a flying visit courtesy of Peter Best and Dartmouth Steam Railway.

There will be four non-stop return journeys, commencing from Froghall and departing for Ipstones and back offering 20-miles of S160 haulage. Each return journey will be operated by a different pairing of S160s, and tickets will permit all day travel on all four services.

Starting in the quiet and sedate Churnet Valley line, each journey will explore Staffordshire’s hidden valley that interweaves with river and canal, before venturing deep into the Staffordshire Moorlands with spectacular views as far as the eye can see whilst the locomotives challenge one of the steepest gradients found on a railway in the UK.

Fancy a bite to eat during your day out? Then enjoy the traditional atmosphere in our Signals Tea Room at Froghall Station, offering freshly brewed coffee, cooked breakfasts, hot and cold lunches, cream teas and a delicious selection of cakes. Signals Tea Room is wheelchair accessible and child-friendly.

Our Moolander Kitchen car will be included on the train, serving both hot & cold light refreshments to all travellers onboard.

Please visit our Frequently Asked Questions for answers to our most common queries

*All locomotives appear subject to availability* 

... a great day out for all the family ... 


Froghall Station 

Froghall is an impressive replica North Staffordshire Railway station and is currently our main station. It is sat in the heart of the valley floor within walking distance of the idyllic Froghall Wharf. The 11-mile return journey commences from Froghall towards Consall and then onto the peaceful village of Cheddleton. All willing passengers are required to join the train at Froghall.  

Facilities 

Toilets and baby changing facilities are available in the station building. 
Disabled Facilities 

We offer dedicated disabled parking, however spaces are limited and available on a first-come first-serve basis. Should disabled parking be full upon your arrival, there is a drop-off zone next to the platform and just a short distance from the car park. 


Super Power Saturday


Pilot Engine

60462253
Train Engine2253225351976046 + 5197
Tail Engine60466046 + 51972253Diesel Loco





Froghall Departure09:1511:3013:4515:50
Ipstones Arrival10:0512:1514:3016:45





Ipstones Departure10:1512:2014:3516:50
Froghall Arrival11:0013:0515:2017:35





Trains do NOT stop at Cheddleton or Consall and MUST be joined at Froghall. 

All engine swaps take place at Froghall