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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....
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...
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...

War In The Valley! – Churnet Valley Railway – Information

The Churnet Valley Railway is holding its 'War in the Valley' weekend from the 30th September until 1st October 2017. The weekend will all be focused on how railways helped Britain in the war, and...
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

Churnet Valley Railway to Celebrate 25th Anniversary

To Celebrate Churnet Valley Railway's 25th Anniversary, they are holding a Gala over 3 days, starting on Friday the 20th of October and finishing on Sunday the 22th of October. Resident Locos taking part in...

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...
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,...
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...
No. 6046 (resident at the Churnet Valley Railway) at Pickering on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway

6046 returns home to the Churnet Valley Railway

Following a summer at the North Yorkshire Moors Railway, S160 No. 6046 has returned home to the Churnet Valley Railway, and has been in operation since arriving home. No. 6046 returned to traffic in February...
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