There are no standard passenger services running today - The next service will be on Saturday 26th January 2019 using the Blue Timetable 2019 - possible amendments may apply

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  • Porsche Sunday
    • 27th January 2019

    Porsche GB Sunday Social Drive

    Proud to be Porsche

    After 1pm Porsche GB will be arriving at the museum and have invited visitors to come and look at their immaculate vehicles, which will be parked just outside of the museum. If you are partial to Porsche’s make sure you

  • For the love of Ale

    Does chugging through lush valleys and pretty villages, stopping at some of the finest drinking establishments en route to sample a pint of locally brewed ale sound like the ideal way to spend a day? Then embark on a Rail Ale Trail and

  • Photography Experience
    • 16th February 2019,
    • 9th March 2019,
    • 20th April 2019,
    • 11th May 2019,
    • 25th May 2019,
    • 15th June 2019,
    • 13th July 2019,
    • 10th August 2019,
    • 21st September 2019,
    • 19th October 2019

    Photography Experiences

    Photography Experiences

    Our Photography Experiences offer you opportunities to get unique photos of heritage trains amidst stunning rural scenery and industrial landscapes, and are ideal for both beginners and veterans.

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  • The sounds and smells bring back many memories. It is great for family and anyone from train enthusiasts to teenagers and little kids. The views are really nice and the trains look amazing. The staff and volunteers are very friendly and helpful. I'd recommend for anyone!

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