Class 08 arrives at the Avon Valley Railway

Avon Valley Railway buys locomotive for just £1!

The Avon Valley Railway has announced that they have bought an ex-BR Class 08 shunter locomotive for just £1. Class 08 No.08663, or D3830, has been sold to the heritage railway for the generous price...
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Groupon and Wowcher savings at the Avon Valley Railway

The Avon Valley Railway has announced that they currently have a discount voucher offer for members of the public. The offer is with Groupon and Wowcher/Living Social. A list of dates is shown when you...
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2019 steam locomotive driver courses at the Avon Valley Railway

The Avon Valley Railway has released their 2019 locomotive driver courses, allowing you to drive a real steam locomotive or a diesel locomotive if you prefer! There are 5 different courses for you to choose from....

Steam locomotive No.30587 to visit the Avon Valley Railway

The Avon Valley Railway have announced that steam locomotive LSWR Beattie No.30587 will be visiting for their End of Season Gala. 30587s visit is courtesy of the National Railway Museum and the Bodmin and Wenford...

Avon Valley Railway set to hold fund raising event for steam locomotive No.7151

The Avon Valley Railway will be holding a fundraising event in order to raise funds for steam locomotive No.7151's overhaul. The first departure will be at 6:15 pm on Wednesday 18th July 2018. 7151 was one...
No. 43924 at Keighley station on the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway

MR 3835 / LMS Fowler 4F Class steam locomotives – Class Information

This week we turn to the Midland 3835 / LMS Fowler 4F Classes, 0-6-0 engines designed for freight work. Once looking at the background of both classes, we will then move onto the preserved members...
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Want to work around steam trains? The Avon Valley Railway are hiring

The Avon Valley Railway have announced that they have a role available as a paid member of staff at the railway. The standard gauge line runs for 3 miles along the Gloucestershire countryside from Bitton station. The railway carries...
"Willy" // Credit Kev Slade Too - visitor to the Avon Valley Railway

Extra Steam on the Avon Valley Railway

The Avon Valley Railway, which is based in Bristol, is running a special charter train, throughout Saturday the 24th of February. The special charter train has been arranged in order to raise funds to be...
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Featured Fridays – 11/11/16 – Avon Valley Railway

If you have been following RailAdvent recently you will know about our new feature. This is your chance to share your own video's and photo's - Featured Fridays ! - We have already had...