7820 "Dinmore Manor" at Froghall Station // Credit: Jamie Duggan

Churnet Valley Railway’s Planning Permission granted for Leek extension

The Churnet Valley Railway has announced that Staffordshire Moorlands District Council, or SMDC, has voted to grant planning permission for the railway to extend into Leek at their planning committee meeting. The meeting took place...
7714 Piloting a Train on the NNR // Credit Chris Heal

Guests so far for West Somerset Railway’s Spring Steam Gala

Two guests have been confirmed so far for the West Somerset Railway's (WSR) Spring Steam Gala. The first guest is USATC S160 No. 6046. The steam locomotive is part of the Churnet Valley Railway's Homefleet,...

Churnet Valley Railway’s New Year’s Winter Warmer 2018 – Info

Churnet Valley Railway is holding a winter warmer event and is running three days of special trains over the last weekend of 2017 and the first day of 2018. This event runs on Saturday 30th, Sunday...
5197 at Froghall Station // Credit: Jamie Duggan

S160 to visit Epping Ongar Railway in 2018

S160 No. 5197, a member of the Churnet Valley Railway's (CVR) home fleet, is to visit the Epping Ongar Railway in June 2018. While at the Epping Ongar Railway, S160 No. 5197 will take part...
No. 1054 at Keighley

Churnet Valley Railway’s Winter Steam Gala and NSRC40 Gala

The Churnet Valley Railway have announced details for their next upcoming galas which will take place next year. First of all, the Winter Steam Gala has been moved, and will now take place in 2018...

Churnet Valley Railway Announces 2018 & 2019 Visitors

Arrangements have been made which will see GWR Manor 7827 "Lydham Manor" and Small Prairie 4555 visit the Churnet Valley Railway in 2018 and 2019. Both locomotives are based at Dartmouth Steam Railway, which is...
5197 at Froghall Station // Credit: Jamie Duggan

A Visit To The Churnet Valley Railway’s 25th Anniversary Gala

Over the weekend, Jamie visited the Churnet Valley Railway for their 25th Anniversary Gala. Here is an article about my visit. Saturday 21st October 2017 I started my day off by arriving to Froghall Station, for...
7820 "Dinmore Manor" arrives at CVR - credit CVR

7820 “Dinmore Manor” arrives at Churnet Valley Railway

The final visiting guess for CVR's 25th Anniversary Gala, GWR Manor Class no. 7820 "Dinmore Manor", has arrived yesterday morning (Tuesday the 17th). 7820 joins 4277 as visiting guest for the gala. 4277 has recently been...
6046 at Goathland on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway

Churnet Valley Railway 25th Anniversary Gala – Loco update

A quick update has been released by the Churnet Valley Railway with regards to which locomotives will be in steam at their upcoming Steam Gala celebrating their 25th Anniversary. S160 No. 6046 will now replace...
4277 // Credit: Melvyn Melluish

4277 arrives at Churnet Valley Railway ahead of 25th Anniversary Gala

4277 has arrived at Churnet Valley Railway, and passed steam tests along the line successfully. 4277 visit to Churnet Valley Railway is special for a few reasons. Firstly, this will be 4277's first and only...