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