Churnet Valley Railway to receive £19,000 grant

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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...

Class 31 locomotive to visit the Churnet Valley Railway

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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...

Update from Batt Holden Ltd on steam locomotive S160 6046 and...

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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...

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

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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...

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

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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...

Steam locomotive 7827 Lydham Manor to visit the Churnet Valley Railway...

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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...

Churnet Valley Railway steam locomotive gala reduced to home fleet only

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The Churnet Valley Railway has announced that their upcoming October steam gala will now be a home fleet only event now due to unavailability...

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

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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...

Churnet Valley Railway announce details for Anything Goes and Cider Festival

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The Churnet Valley Railway, in Staffordshire, has announced some details for the Anything Goes Gala and Cider Festival. Up to 20 ciders and 5 bands...

Oakamoor Wagon arrives at the Churnet Valley Railway

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The North Staffordshire Railway Company (1978) Ltd have announced the acquisition of PAA covered sand hopper wagon No. WBB30025. The North Staffordshire Railway Company (1978) Ltd...

EXCLUSIVE: The Duke – The Impossible Dream – Past, Present and...

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Following on from this, we are delighted to announce that we have been contacted by The BR Class 8 Steam Locomotive Trust and they have provided us with an exclusive update on the history of the project, written by Trevor Tuckley. The update below is in its original unedited version
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