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Chasewater Country Park, Brownhills West Station, Pool Lane (Off the A5), Burntwood, Staffs, WS8 7NL
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News

We have been receiving several calls and messages regarding Santa Specials. Please bear with [..]

During the school holidays, kids go free on our mid week school holiday specials! [..]

Events

Our 2017 events/brochure can be found here. Our next event is :- July 9th [..]

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Category Archives: News

Here you can read about all the latest goings-on at Chasewater Railway and railway news. To keep up-to-date with all that’s going on at the railway, why not join the Chasewater Railway Newsletter?

Christmas 2017

We have been receiving several calls and messages regarding Santa Specials. Please bear with us whilst we make final arrangements. Updates will be posted here and on our Facebook page shortly.



Kids Go Free August Mid Weeks

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During the school holidays, kids go free on our mid week school holiday specials! Tuesdays and Thursdays only throughout August. 1 child free per full fare paying adult. With a heritage train, a tea room, a fully accredited museum and gift shops to enjoy, there’s something for everyone young and old at Chasewater Railway.

Trains depart Brownhills West at 11am, 12.15pm, 1.30pm and 2.45pm

All trains subject to availability/ alteration please check our Facebook page on the day or phone us before travelling.



Loco news -Bagnall “Kent No.2” returns

We are pleased to announce the return of W G Bagnall of Staffordshire locomotive 0-4-0st Kent No.2 of 1946. The locomotive is on long term loan to us courtesy of the Civil family and our friends at Foxfield Steam Railway. Come down and see the popular red engine soon and will also be paired with our other Bagnall 0-4-0st the slightly larger Dunlop No.6 during our upcoming gala in September.

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BHW Model Shop Sale

MODEL SHOP SALE

Thomas Hornby – £31.00
Percy Hornby – £29.00
R3784 Railroad Mallard DCC Fitted – £74.95…
R3497 Railroad Deltic DCC Ready – £54.95
R3393TTS Railroad Class 47 TTS – £65.00
R2882 SDJR Railroad – £27.99
R3283 Railroad Bagnall Shunter – £27.99
32-993 Bachmann Wickham Trolley Yellow – £67.99
32-994 Bachmann Wickham Trolley Maroon – £67.00

Hurry whilst stocks last, please phone or email if travelling a distance to avoid disappointment. Tel 01543 452623 or email info@chasewaterrailway.co.uk

Model shop open Wednesday to Sunday 10 til 3 at Brownhills West Station, Chasewater Country Park, WS8 7NL

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Annual Charities Day 2017

Sunday August 6th 2017 is our Annual Charities Day, We give the railways facilities so our fellow local charities and organisations join us to raise awareness of their project whilst some will sell crafts, goods and traditional fund raising games.in aid of their cause.

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Announcement – Steve Organ

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing away of our President and former Chairman Steve Organ AKA Clippy. Steve had been ill for a long tie but unfortunately he lost his battle earlier this week.

Steve will be sadly missed here at Chasewater Railway and the Trustees and volunteers would like to say a huge thank you for everything he contributed during the many years of hard work and dedication to the railway he was so passionate about .

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(Photos Chasewater Stuff & Oakparkrunner)



Mabel’s vintage fair – July 23rd

Mabel’s vintage carriage host a vintage fair at Chasewater railway on Sunday July 23rd 2017 11am-4pm .

Diesel Trains run to our usual timetable 11:00, 12:15, 13:30,14:45 & 16:00

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For more information please see Mabel’s Facebook page  or visit their shop at Brownhills West station open most weekends. The railway can only help with train related enquiries .

 

 



Colin McAndrew – Final weekend before 10 Yearly overhaul

Our ever popular Andrew Barclay 0-4-0st Colin McAndrew of 1911 will be withdrawn for its 10 yearly overhaul after this weekend Sunday 16th July.

Colin McAndrew has proved one of our most useful locomotives and its performance has been superb even more so after some modifications to the smokebox/exhaust draughting arrangements giving far more efficient steaming. The loco will take its place in the overhaul line and having had a programme of ongoing regular and preventative maintenance during the last 10 years it is not envisaged to be out of traffic for too long. Come along and help give the loco a great send off.

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Burton Breweries Locomotives Day- July 9th

Our local brewery locomotive collection feature at Brownhills West station along with some road vehicles to recreate a once everyday sight in Burton upon Trent area. Also a steam operated service runs to our normal time table with regular fares applying. Please scroll down for more information.

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This weekends popular Burton Brewery Locomotives event at Chasewater Railway’s Brownhills West Station will also coincide with the opportunity to link in with an independently operated bus service should you wish to also visit the Aldridge Transport Museum open day as well and vice versa.

Featuring both visiting and their own vehicles of varying ages, the buses will be operating between Aldridge Transport Museum(ATM) and our Chasewater Heaths station and return. Details of their event and bus service times can be found at http://www.amrtm.org/events/9-jul-2017/ .

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Both events are run independently of each other and have separate charges, for the railway event our standard fares apply then see the link for entry details for ATM event.

Important info: Please make sure you note your last connecting times carefully and as usual all services are subject to alteration and/or availability. Due to a group booking, accommodation on the 2:45pm train departure from BHW and its return from CWH will be slightly reduced from usual.



Service Update (Leaflet Error)

Service Update

Due to an error in the printed 2017 leaflet, we are advising there is no service running on Thursday 27th July.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Chasewater Railway Volunteers.



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