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Steam Operating Day – Timetable A

May 20 - May 21


Start: 20/05/2023 End: 21/05/2023 Timetable: Timetable A – Loco Hauled
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Experience the way travel used to be with a train ride through the wonderful Derbyshire countryside on board the Midland Railway – Butterley’s heritage mk1 carriages hauled by Avonside 1919 “Cranford”.

This will be your final chance to see this steam loco at the MR-B before it goes on hire to another heritage railway.

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 and the Country Park. Other attractions may also be open.

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 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 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.