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February Half Term – Winter Warmers


Dates: 17th, 18th, 21st, 24th and 25th of February
This event has now passed.

Open on Saturday 17th, Sunday 18th, Wednesday 21st, Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th February

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 Units. These headed trains have large windows and so there is an excellent view all round. Plus you can see into the cab and see the driver in action, as well as the track ahead.

Departures start from Butterley. You are welcome to take as many trips as you wish. Please ensure you keep your ticket safe.

Depart from Butterley StationArrive Back at Butterley Station

All adults will receive a complimentary Tea or Coffee* and a cookie/biscuit in Butterley Buffet which can be enjoyed in the buffet, or taken on the train journey with you. There is also a soft drink and cookie/biscuit for all paying children. Other drinks and snack available at usual charge.

Enjoy wondering the heritage station at Butterley and and browse the gift shop and model railways.

Please note there is no access to Swanwick Junction over the February Winter Warmers.

Train Fares

Ticket TypeWith Gift AidWithout Gift Aid
Over 60£11.50£10.00
Child (aged 3-15)£6.25£5.50
Child (2 and under)FreeFree
Family (2 adults and up to 3 children aged 3 – 15)£31.25£27.50

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.

*standard tea and coffee ( including decaf) included in the offer. Other hot drinks available at normal charge.