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Transport Festival


Start: 14/07/2024 End: 14/07/2024

Join us on Sunday 14th 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.

If you have a vehicle and would like to attend, booking forms can be found here . Advance bookings only!

Trains will depart from Butterley at: TBC

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

Visitors arriving for the 15:20 departure will not be able to explore the museum complex at Swanwick Junction. We recommend arriving at Butterley no later than 14:00 if you wish to look round at Swanwick Junction.

Trains will return to Butterley from Swanwick Junction at: TBC

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.