Today is a unique opportunity to experience the iconic HST running for the FIRST TIME IN PRESERVATION. The Midland Railway – Butterley is proud to host the former EMR HST set, due to comprise vehicles 43159, 41057, 40730, 41067, 40741, 43048 (power cars in bold), as it makes the first run of any set having been recently preserved. The set will operate to the normal DMU timetable.
Trains depart from Butterley at: 11.00am, 11.50am, 12.40pm, 2.00pm, 2.50pm & 3.45pm
Get off the train at Swanwick Junction and explore the Museum Complex, where you will be able to visit the 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, 1.15pm, 2.35pm, 3.25pm & 4.25pm.
Today’s Train Fares
|Ticket Type||With Gift Aid||Without Gift Aid|
|Child (aged 5-16)||£8.25||£7.50|
|Child (under 5)||Free||Free|
|Family (2 adults and up to 3 children aged 5 – 15)||£41.25||£37.50|
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 shop and as a thank you for payment by this method. This represents excellent value for the visitor as well as benefiting the Midland Railway Trust.