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Halloween at the Midland Railway – Butterley is a very ‘spooktacular’ affair. Wizards & Spooks trains operate throughout the nine day period of the Derbyshire schools’ autumn half term holiday.

On arrival at Butterley you will find a specially decorated Booking Hall in the Station – enter if you dare!   This is your gateway to:

  • Magical Entertainment
  • Wizard Competition
  • Railway Museum
  • West Shed Experience
  • Victorian Railwayman’s Church
  • Demonstration Signal Box
  • Shops & Buffets


Trains depart from Butterley Station at 11am, 11.40am, 12.20pm, 1pm, 2pm, 2.40pm and 3.20pm.  Get off the train to explore the museum complex at Swanwick Junction and catch a later train back (not possible for the 3.20pm departure).

D6501, our visiting Class 33 diesel locomotive will be operating on the 11.00, 12.20, 2.00 and 3.20 departures.
Steam locomotive 5619 will be operating on the 11.40, 1.00 and 2.40 departures.


Adult – £15.50
Over 60’s – £14.50
Children (5-15) – £7.75
Family – £38.75

Family ticket covers 2 adults and up to 3 children. Under 5’s travel free of charge.
Dogs are a supplement of £1.00 (with the exception of assistance dogs.)

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