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If you are looking for a day, then the Midland Railway – Butterley might just be the place you are looking for!

Experience the way travel used to be with a train ride through the wonderful Derbyshire countryside on one of the Midland Railway – Butterley’s heritage Diesel Multiple Units. These trains have really large windows and so there is an excellent view all round. Plus you can see into the cab and see the driver in action, as well as the track ahead.

 

Trains depart from Butterley at:  11.00am, 11.50am, 12.40pm, 2.00pm & 2.50pm.

 

Get off the train at Swanwick Junction and explore the Museum Complex, where you will be able to visit the Matthew Kirtley Building (Railway Museum), Demonstration Signal Box, Victorian Railwayman’s Church and the Country Park. Other attractions may also be open.

 

Trains return from Swanwick Junction at:  11.35am, 12.25pm, 1.25pm, 2.45pm, 3.35pm & 4.00pm.

 

Today’s train fares:                                                  With Gift Aid                Without Gift Aid

Adult                                                                                        £11.50                                £10.00

Over 60                                                                                   £10.50                                 £9.00

Child (aged 5-16)                                                                    £5.75                                  £5.00

Child (under 5)                                                                       Free                                      Free

Family (2 adults and up to 3 children aged 5 – 15)         £28.75                                 £25.00

Parking at Butterley Station is FREE.

About Gift Aid

Gift Aid is available to UK tax payers, enabling the Midland Railway Trust to reclaim 25% of the amount paid from the government. Gift Aid visitors will receive vouchers to spend in the shops and buffets as a thank you for payment by this method. This represents excellent value for the visitor as well as benefiting the Midland Railway Trust.

 

 

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