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Train Operating Day – Timetable A

May 27 - May 29


Start: 27/05/2023 End: 29/05/2023 Timetable: Timetable A – Loco Hauled
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The Golden Valley Light Railway are celebrating the 25th Anniversery of Trains running to the Newlands Inn over the Bank Holiday Weekend Sat 27th, Sun 28th & BH Mon 29th May 2023!

Steam Hauled trains using O&K 7529 will run all three days

On the 27th & 28th only, there will be two train running, with trains every half hour from Butterley park station. Alternate trains will be hauled by Steam Loco O&K 7529 and Simplex 60S364 “Campbell’s Brickworks No 1”

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Standard Gauge Travel

Experience the way travel used to be with a train ride through the wonderful Derbyshire countryside on board the Midland Railway – Butterley’s heritage mark 1 carriages in blood & custard livery.
The Locomotive hauling trains over this bank holiday will be MR-B resident, British Rail class 44 D4 ‘Great Gable’

Trains Depart From Butterley At:

11.00am, 12.25pm, 2.00pm, & 3.20pm

Get off the train at Swanwick Junction and explore the Complex, where you will be able to visit Deeleys Tearoom, 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.