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Narrow Gauge Weekend – Timetable B

May 28 - May 29


Start: 28/05/2022 End: 29/05/2022 Timetable: Timetable B – Diesel Multiple Unit
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This weekend sees the GVLR “Narrow Gauge Event”

GVLR passenger trains will be hauled by resident steam loco O & K 7529/1914 (placed in service in the UK for the first time in 2021) and will hauling the former Ashover Light Railway coach No4.

In the interval between each passenger train, a diesel or battery electric loco hauled freight train will work a return trip between Butterley Park Station and Brand’s Sidings.

The Running Shed will be open for viewing by guided tours, and, subject to the availability of sufficient staff, it may be possible to have a supervised go at driving a light engine in Brand’s Sidings South yard.

Please note that all access is from Butterley Station only, there is NO public parking at Swanwick Junction.

Please see the GVLR event page for further details:-

Butterley Parkdep11.5012.301.152.002.453.304.15
Newlands Innarr12.0012.401.252.102.553.404.25
Newlands Inndep12.0512.451.302.153.003.454.30
Brands Crossing 12.1012.501.352.203.053.504.35
Butterley Parkarr12.1512.551.402.253.103.554.40
GVLR Timetable

A – ONLY operates, when there are late trains on the Standard Gauge

Please note that a separate fare is payable to ride on the GVLR

Ticket TypePrice
Children ( 5 years and over )£1.50
Family Ticket ( 2 Adults + 3 Children )£7.00

Midland Railway – Butterley’s heritage Diesel Multiple Unit will operating today. 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 & 3.45pm

Get off the train at Swanwick Junction and explore the Museum Complex, where you will be able to visit the children’s play area, Victorian Railwayman’s Church, the Country Park and the Golden Valley Light Railway “Narrow Gauge Event”.

Trains return from Swanwick Junction at:  11.35am, 12.25pm, 1.15pm, 2.35pm, 3.25pm & 4.00pm.

Today’s Standard Gauge Train Fares

Ticket TypeWith Gift AidWithout Gift Aid
Over 60£11.50£10.00
Child (aged 5-16)£6.25£5.50
Child (under 5)FreeFree
Family (2 adults and up to 3 children aged 5 – 15)£31.25£27.50

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.

* All attractions & locos Subject to availability on the day.