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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, 12.20pm, 2pm 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.


Adult – £12.50
Over 60’s – £11.50
Children (5-15) – £6.25
Family – £31.25

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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