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2944 Leaving Froghall Station

Facilities and Accessibility

The Churnet Valley Railway operates carriages built in the mid 1950’s. We have where possible adapted these to enable visitors with impaired mobility the opportunity to still travel on our trains. Given the heritage nature of our railway these adaptions are in places somewhat limited and may at times appear crude. We really value all our visitors, so please do not hesitate to contact us ahead of your visit and we will do our utmost to accommodate you party with your specific requirements. Our team are adept and adapt to many situations so please do contact us.



  • Large accessible car park, and an overflow car park for busier days and events
  • Toilets including a Disabled toilet
  • Baby Changing Facilities
  • Signals Tea Room with hot and cold food and drinks available. Open on all running days
  • Gift Shop

The platform at Froghall is higher and allows better access for disabled visitors. Our staff are always on hand to help with any assistance you may require.


  • Two car parks. Please note some walking is required from one of the car parks
  • Toilets
  • Baby Changing Facilities
  • Locomotive Sheds are open to the public on most running days. There are occasions when this is not possible normally when welding is taking place. 


  • Unisex Toilets
  • Waiting room
  • Picnic Area

Being a rural station, Consall is only accessible by rail or on foot. We ask that you please take care to look after the local wildlife and habitat during your visit. Not only does it help to keep the scenery as enjoyable for you as possible, it also helps to conserve the local environment as a whole.


Well behaved dogs are allowed to travel on our trains for a fee of £10.00. There are restrictions for some of our special events including our Polar Express TM Train Ride and Dining train – with the exception of service dogs who can travel on all services throughout the year for free.