Paw Patrol

Paw Patrol set for Churnet Valley visit

As summer approaches, everyone’s favourite team of rescue pups are returning to the Churnet Valley! Both old and new, they will be looking to meet all of their pals, for another paw-some adventure following their...
31271 // Credit A1A Locomotives Ltd

Churnet Valley Railway gears up for diesel gala

The Churnet Valley Railway has announced that they are getting ready for its second enthusiast event of 2019. Excitement is building for the diesel gala as the guest for the event as arrived in Staffordshire...
Whiston and S160

Steam locomotive 3694 Whiston to stay at the Churnet Valley Railway

The Churnet Valley Railway has announced that No.3694 Whiston will be staying for an extended visit and will remain at the railway until the summer. On loan from the Foxfield Railway, the locomotive arrived to...
7820 "Dinmore Manor" at Froghall Station // Credit: Jamie Duggan

Churnet Valley Railway to receive £19,000 grant

The Churnet Valley Railway has announced that it is to receive a £19,000 grant to see the long-held dream of returning to Leek a reality. This forms part of a 5-Year plan that will see...
31271

Class 31 locomotive to visit the Churnet Valley Railway

The Churnet Valley Railway has announced that Class 31 31271 'Stratford 1840-2001' will be visiting them this springtime. 31271 is visiting the railway for their Diesel Gala for 2019. This visit is thanks to A1A Locomotives, and...
Damaged Petticoat // Credit Batt Holden Ltd

Update from Batt Holden Ltd on steam locomotive S160 6046 and LMS 8F 48173

Batt Holden Ltd has posted an update on the recent work carried out on some of their locomotives. About Batt Holden Ltd Just before we start the update, here is a quick overview of who Batt...
Caledonian Railway No.419

Steam locomotive CR 419 to the rescue at the Churnet Valley Railway

The Churnet Valley Railway has announced that the Scottish Railway Preservation Society and the Bo’ness and Kinneil Railway have come to the rescue, with CR No.419 visiting for their Winter Steam Gala. This announcement is...
4231 at Swindon Works // Credit Unknown

GWR 42XX, 5205, 5275 and 72XX Classes of steam locomotives – Class Information

Built for short-distance heavy coal trains, the 4200s and variations played a key part in the transport of Welsh coal. Once exploring the working careers of each class, we will then see how each preserved...
7827 Lydham Manor

Steam locomotive 7827 Lydham Manor to visit the Churnet Valley Railway in 2019

The Churnet Valley Railway have announced that GWR 'Manor' No.7827 Lydham Manor will be visiting the line in February 2019. The visit is thanks to the Dartmouth Steam Railway in Devon. This is the first time...
No. 1054 at Keighley

Churnet Valley Railway steam locomotive gala reduced to home fleet only

The Churnet Valley Railway has announced that their upcoming October steam gala will now be a home fleet only event now due to unavailability of a few of the booked guest locomotives. Small Prairie No....
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