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Chasewater Country Park, Brownhills West Station, Pool Lane (Off the A5), Burntwood, Staffs, WS8 7NL
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We have finished the 2018 regular timetabled trains for this year. Next non book [..]

Service update 9/10/18 Please note we are now operating to our winter service timetable [..]

Events

Our next event is the late summer gala. Families and enthusiasts alike will enjoy [..]

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Thank you, 2018 Season

We have finished the 2018 regular timetabled trains for this year. Next non book service is Jan 1st 2019.

The trustees and volunteers would like to thank all who have supported us again this year in any way and we hope to see you for our Santa specials or during 2019 with an exciting program of special events and regular train services.

CR



Winter timetable changes

Service update 9/10/18

Please note we are now operating to our winter service timetable which means means there is no standard Saturday service and services on Sundays run at the following times (No 4pm departure) :-

Confirm from Brownhills West effective 14/10

11am,  12:15pm, 1:30pm and 2:45pm only. 

From Chasewater Heaths

11:45am, 1:00pm, 2:15pm, and 3:30pm

Thank you on behalf of the Operations department.



Coal Train weekend

Our Coal Train weekend features our unique MGR wagon rake, Mineral wagons and shunting demonstrations. Saturday will be diesel day and Sunday will be a mix of both steam & diesel locomotives. Standard fares apply, see special timetable will be posted below. More details will be added when available. Please note Bagnall Myfanwy is still undergoing overhaul and may not be able to appear if not completed on time.

Sat 6th Oct

Sun 7th Oct

 



Halloween specials Fri26th/Sat27th2018

Update 26/10: 6pm trains sold out both days. Pay on the day availability for 7:15 & 8:00 pm on first come first served basis or call 01543 452623

 

our popular Halloween specials are back and due to demand this year it will be two nights of spooky goings on, come and ride the ghost train if you dare. Three options 6pm suitable for all, 7:15pm not recommended for very young children. 8:30pm Do you dare?

joins for family fun , why not dress up and enter our fancy dress competition, or just enjoy the spooky happenings, ghouling around all frighteningly good value at just £6.50 each.



Late Summer Gala

Our next event is the late summer gala. Families and enthusiasts alike will enjoy this event which features all available home fleet locomotives operating and visiting guest Willy the well tank, intensive passenger service, brake van rides, freight and coal train demonstrations, accredited museum, model railway(s) , Model & Gift shops, Tea Room and more. Updates will appear here as soon as available.

Ticket prices Adults £8.50, Concessions £7.50 Child (3-15yrs) £4.50, Family of 4(2 adults max) £23.50 . Members (on production of valid card) £3.50 each, Children 0-2 yrs free. (No passes, discount vouchers etc. valid for gala)

 





Postponed Volunteers Day 4th August

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the volunteers day on 4th August has had to be postponed.

We will confirm a new date as soon as possible.

We apologies for any inconvenience.

Chasewater Railway



Mabel’s Vintage Fair July 29th 11am-4pm

Mabel’s vintage fairs return with their popular vintage fairs with a heavy influence on 1940’s this year but all years are still catered for. An update with more info will appear here asap.

Hope to see you all there.



Burton Brewrys Locomotives Day July 15th 11am-4pm

Coming soon to your local heritage railway. We are pleased to announce our event celebrating our unique local brewery locomotive and stock collection. No need to book and Standard Fares apply.
#heritage #family #brewery #daysout



July 14/15th service announcement

Important announcement for July 14/15th

Service update for July 14th only, for operational reasons the planned service for this Saturday has been cancelled. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause to you. The sidings tea room will be open as usual.

Service update for Sunday 15th only, the main passenger service will be diesel hauled during our Burton Brewery locomotives day. We hope to welcome you then when our unique collection of brewery locomotives and stock will be seen in operation in BHW yard however we have been informed the vintage road vehicle mentioned in the event poster is unavailable due to mechanical issues. All services are subject to availability.

Kind regards
Chasewater Railway



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