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...
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Oakamoor Wagon arrives at the Churnet Valley Railway

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 (NSRC) are a support charity of the Churnet Valley Railway. This...
Cheddleton Station on the Churnet Valley Railway

Churnet Valley Railway – Cheddleton Station Appeal

The Churnet Valley Railway is looking for donations towards the purchase and initial repairs of Cheddleton Station. The station building is a grade 2 listed building. Ever since the Heritage Railway arrived in Cheddleton. The station...
5197 at Froghall Station // Credit: Jamie Duggan

Job opportunity at the Churnet Valley Steam Railway

The Churnet 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 10½ miles along the Staffordshire countryside from Kingsley and...
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...

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...
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...
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...
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...
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...