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Remembering 50 years of the Midland Railway Trust with a display of archive images and items from the last 50 years showing the development of Midland Railway – Butterley. Plus guided Museum Tours of the Matthew Kirtley Building.

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 Matthew Kirtley Building (Railway Museum), Demonstration Signal Box, Victorian Railwayman’s Church, the West Shed and the Country Park. Other attractions may also be open.   (Please note that this is not possible on the 3.20pm departure.)

Trains return from Swanwick Junction at:  11.45am, 13.15pm, 2.45pm & 4.00pm.

Today’s train fares:                                                  With Gift Aid                Without Gift Aid

Adult                                                                                        £13.50                                £12.00
Over 60                                                                                   £12.50                                 £11.00
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 using locomotives and passenger carriages used when the GVLR first began operating. Please note a separate fare is payable on this railway.