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Churnet Valley Railway

Welcome to the Churnet Valley Railway...

A fantastic experience for all of the family.
Whether you’re a fan of Steam, Diesel or quality time with the family, at Churnet Valley Railway we offer you the opportunity to step back in time and enjoy the classic days of railway travel on a rural line that passes through beautiful countryside known as Staffordshire's "Little Switzerland".
Whether you’re visiting us for one of our fantastic special events, afternoon teas or dining trains, or just enjoying a day out with family and friends, Churnet Valley Railway is an enjoyable experience for all!

Start your journey at our fantastic Kingsley & Froghall station where our Signal Tea Rooms offer a tantalising range of light snacks, cakes and daily meal specials to fulfil any appetite.
Your nostalgic train ride will take you to the beautiful volunteer kept stations of Consall and Cheddleton allowing you to sit back, relax and take in the views, our knowledgeable volunteers will be there to help you at any point of your journey. Our gift shop at Froghall boasts a selection of pocket money items and an array of DVDs, images and other memorabilia for our visiting enthusiasts. Before you go home why not stop and see the Tea Room team for that cake you saw earlier, it can be our secret! … We can’t wait to see you.