Halloween at the Midland Railway – Butterley.
Heritage trains operate for the Derbyshire schools’ autumn half term holiday.
On arrival at Butterley you will find a specially decorated Booking Hall in the Station – enter if you dare! This is your gateway to:
- Wizard Competition
- Railway Museum – The West Shed
- Victorian Railwayman’s Church
- Demonstration Signal Box
- Shops & Buffets
Fancy Dress Welcome!
Trains depart from Butterley at: 11.00am, 11.50am, 12.40pm, 2.00pm, 2.50pm & 3.45pm
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 and the Country Park. Other attractions may also be open.
The Matthew Kirtley Building (Railway Museum) is temporarily closed.
Trains return from Swanwick Junction at: 11.35am, 12.25pm, 1.15pm, 2.35pm, 3.25pm & 4.00pm.
Today’s trains will be a heritage Diesel Multiple Unit, with large windows offering great views of the Derbyshire countryside and also a view of the driver in action.
Today’s Train Fares
|Ticket Type||With Gift Aid||Without Gift Aid|
|Child (aged 5-16)||£6.75||£6.00|
|Child (under 5)||Free||Free|
|Family (2 adults and up to 3 children aged 5 – 15)||£33.75||£30.00|
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.
The narrow gauge Golden Valley Light Railway will be operating during this event. Please note a separate fare is payable on this railway.
Our events may be subject to last minute changes/cancellations. We recommend that you check the website closer to the event to avoid any disappointment.