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TUGS Event

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Start: 14/09/2024 End: 14/09/2024 Timetable: Special Timetable

Take a trip down memory lane as we display a selection of original characters models, production props and more from the 1980’s children’s TV series TUGS.

There will be displays at both Butterley and Swanwick Junction including a Spot The Tug trail and activity area, as we celebrate 35 years since Tugs was first broadcast!

Experience the way travel used to be with a train ride through the wonderful Derbyshire countryside on one of the Midland Railway – Butterley’s heritage Diesel Multiple Unit trains.

Trains depart from Butterley at: 11.00am, 11.50am, 12.40pm, 2.00pm & 2.50pm

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: 11.35am, 12.25pm, 1.15pm, 2.35pm, 3.25pm & 4.00pm.

Today’s Train Fares

Ticket TypeWith Gift AidWithout Gift Aid
Adult£17.50£16.00
Over 60£16.50£15.00
Child (aged 3-15)£9.25£8.50
Child (2 and under)FreeFree
Family (2 adults and up to 3 children aged 3 – 15)£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 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.