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Train Operating Day – Timetable A

June 24 - June 25


Start: 24/06/2023 End: 25/06/2023 Timetable: Timetable A – Loco Hauled
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Travel behind British Rail Class 44 D4.

Join us over the weekend of 24th – 25th June as Class 44 D4 runs with our heritage mark 1 carriages in “Blood and Custard “ livery and experience the way travel used to be with a train ride through the wonderful Derbyshire countryside.

Trains Depart From Butterley At: 11.00am,12.25pm, 2.00pm & 3.20pm

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, the West Shed , GVLR, stationary power building, diesel shed, road transport building and the Country Park.

Butterley Park Miniature Railway will be open Sunday 25th June only. 

The Matthew Kirtley Building is currently closed to visitors.

Trains return from Swanwick Junction at:  11.45am, 1.15pm, 2.45pm & 4.00pm.

Today’s Train Fares

Ticket TypeWith Gift AidWithout Gift Aid
Over 60£15.50£14.00
Child (aged 3-15)£8.25£7.50
Child (2 and under)FreeFree
Family (2 adults and up to 3 children aged 3 – 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.