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Transport Festival – Timetable A


Start: 16/07/2023 End: 16/07/2023 Timetable: Timetable A – Loco Hauled
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Join us on Sunday 16th July for a great day out for all of the family. The festival of transport will delight people of all ages.

The arena of the Swanwick Junction museum complex will be filled with an array of visiting road vehicles, together with our resident collection, demonstrating the changes through time of a wide variety of road transport. There should be something to interest everyone, with vehicles from the 1920s to a more modern period.

Class 44 D4 will be hauling our heritage mark 1 carriages in “Blood and Custard “ livery , whilst you travel aboard and experience the way travel used to be with a train ride through the wonderful Derbyshire countryside.

We have special labelled Peak Ale Beer , soft drinks & light snacks available at the on train Bar to enjoy whilst travelling along the line.

All attending vehicles must be pre-booked. Unfortunately we can not accept non-booked vehicles on the day.

Trains will depart from Butterley at: Trains Depart From Butterley At: 11.00am,12.25pm, 2.00pm & 3.20pm

Please note that all locomotives are offered subject to availability and we cannot guarantee that a particular locomotive or steam services will be operating.

Get off the train at Swanwick Junction and explore the Museum Complex, where you will be able to visit Deeleys Tearoom, Demonstration Signal Box, Victorian Railwayman’s Church, the Country Park, Stationary Power House, the Road Transport Building, Golden Valley Light Railway & Butterley Park Miniature Railway.
Other attractions may also be open.

Please Note:- The Matthew Kirtley Building is currently closed to visitors

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

Today Train FaresWith Gift AidWithout Gift Aid
Senior (over 60)£16.50£15.00
Child (3-15 years)£9.25£8.50
2 and underFreeFree
Family (2A + 3C)£45.25£41.50

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.