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Chasewater Country Park, Brownhills West Station, Pool Lane (Off the A5), Burntwood, Staffs, WS8 7NL
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Category Archives: Events

Here you can read about all the forthcoming special events at Chasewater Railway. Keep checking back as new events are added frequently or sign-up for our Newsletter to keep up-to-date with all that is going on at Chasewater Railway.

Made In Staffordshire Gala- May 26th/27th/28th

 

Made in Staffordshire Gala

Timetable now available please click here Gala timetablemay18
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Our Chasewater Railway Made in Staffordshire gala May 26th/27th/28th. 10am-5pm each day.
Details of our loco’s appearing during the gala.over the upcoming Bank Holiday weekend “Made in Staffordshire
Steam loco guest is Kerr Stuart & Co. 0-4-0 “Willy” the Well-tank visiting us in its centennial year having been built in Staffordshire in 1918 and Diesel guest is last but one built Bagnall 0-4-0DH built Stafford 1961, number 3207 “Leys”. Thanks to the respective owners for allowing them to visit us.
Home fleet locos representing Staffordshire are Bagnall “Dunlop No.6” and Bagnall “Kent No.2” plus Diesel E E Baguley “Bass no.5” with Bagnall “Myfanwy” availble to view nearing the completion of her restoration.
Museum, Heritage Centre, Tea Room, Model Railway, Gift shops, Bric-A-Brac and more.
Rover Ticket prices for this event are £8.95 Adult, £7.95 Concession, £4.50 Child 3-15yrs and Non working members with valid card, 0-2yrs free. A fantastic value family ticket is £24.95 for 2 adults and up to 2 children. No passes or vouchers valid during the gala and for everyone’s safety strictly no track/shed/signal box access without permission.
For weather & travel updates why not tune into our friends at Cannock Chase Radio FM on 89.6 & 94 FM.
Hope to see you there :)
#familyfun #madeinstaffordshire #daysout #staffordshire #heritagerailway #greatdayout #bankholiday #Cannock #Lichfield #Burntwood #Brownhills #CannochchaseradioStafforshire

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Easter Train Services

We are running trains on the following days during the Easter Holidays. There is something for everyone with our Museum, Model Railway, The Sidings Tea Room, Gift Shops. Tickets valid for all trains on day of purchase.

Diesel, Fri 30th, Sat 31st, Thurs 5th, Sat 7th,Tues 10th,Thurs 12th. Sat 14th

Steam Sun1st,Mon 3rd,Sun 8th,Sun 15th.

hope to welcome you soon.



Diesel Gala 24th/25th March 2018

Details of our March Diesel gala on the 24th and 25th March, we will run intensive services including passenger, freight and stock movements during the weekend.

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2018 Events

Dates for your diary:
March 24th 25th Diesel weekend
May 26th, 27th,28th anniversary gala
June 17th moving the freight
July 15th brewery day
July 29th vintage day
August 12th charities day
September 8th, 9th summer gala
October 6th, 7th coal train weekend
October 26th 27th Halloween trains
December, Santa special dates to be announced

Further details for these events will be released soon.

 

 



Spring Gala 5th/6th March 2016

Don’t forget everyone it’s our start of season gala in March! (5th & 6th) why not come along and joins us to kick off the 2016 running season in style, as usual there will be plenty to see and do with an intensive freight and passenger service and brake van rides. Our heritage centre and museum, oo scale model railway, gift & model shop and The Sidings tea room will be open at Brownhills West. Then at Chasewater Heaths you will find the G scale model railway, gift & model shop and The Station Café.Mabel’s Vintage Carriage will also be open both at Brownhills West station Gates normally open around 9am with the first train movements Happening around 10am, ticket prices (day rover) £7.95 Adult £3.95 Child (Under3 free) Family of 4 £19.95. Non working members £3. No passes/vouchers valid for gala. Timetable below.12734032_971818262905921_8572569054733596943_nGalapublictimetablepg1 Galapublictimetablepg2





Summer Gala Sept 5th & 6th 2015

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We would like to welcome you this weekend to our Gala. With 4 locomotives in steam and 1 diesel along with a intensive passenger service, including brake van rides, it is sure to be a real treat. Also this weekend there will be coal and freight train demonstrations, including our recently acquired MGR fleet to showcase our local industrial heritage. There is something for everyone at Chasewater Railway including our museum, heritage centre, variety of shops, model railways and tea room. So come along and see us this weekend for a chuffing good day out at Chasewater Railway….. more than just a train ride! (Timetable below)11894421_892664474154634_3946065425216688586_o11888535_892664377487977_2805787449956741263_o 11947962_892664417487973_1140750414703448728_o



Annual Charities Day 2015

Come along to Chasewater Railway’s annual charities day  Sunday 2nd August 2015 11am-5pm where we open the station to local charities and community groups. Here they can raise awareness of their organisation or sell crafts and gifts etc. to raise much needed funds. Steam train rides, plus more to be announced soon. If you are a local group wishing to attend please email events@chasewaterrailway for more information.

 



Burton Brewery Day 12th July 2015

Brewery2015Our next event sees some of our large brewery locomotive collection in action at Brownhills West plus a regular steam hauled passenger service. The event will also see brewery related exhibits on show. more details to follow soon.



Coal Train Day – June 21st/ Fathers Day.

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Our next event is our popular coal train day which is also Fathers day so bring Dad along for a special treat. Featuring a range of our locomotives on both passenger and demonstration coal trains that were once an everyday sight here at Chasewater and the surrounding area. New for this year the event will feature two of our recently acquired MGR coal hoppers, see the news article here for more on those.

Open 10 am- 5pm with passenger trains and coal trains running plus Museum,Model railways at both BHW and CWH stations, Tea room, gift & model shops, Mabel’s vintage carriage and more.

Bring Dad along for a Fathers day treat 

Ticket prices are £5.95 for adults and £3.45 for Children (under 3 travel free) or a family group of  4 people (2 adults max) £15.45

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