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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...
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...
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...
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,...

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...
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....

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...

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...
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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...
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...