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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...
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....
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...

Churnet Valley Railway announce details for Anything Goes and Cider Festival

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 will be at the event and will make it an...
Credit: Churnet Valley Railway

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...
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...