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“Peaks” Return to Action

April 9 - April 10


Start: 09/04/2022 End: 10/04/2022 Timetable: Special Timetable
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This weekend sees the return to action of the classic diesel “Peak” locomotive, D4 “Great Gable”.  D4 will be partnered with D182, working “top and tailed” services.

D4 has been out of service for a number of years and has received extensive restoration in this period, being outshopped in BR Blue livery.

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 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 TypeWith Gift AidWithout Gift Aid
Over 60£15.50£14.00
Child (aged 5-16)£8.25£7.50
Child (under 5)FreeFree
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 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.

All attractions & locos subject to availability on the day