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Chasewater Country Park, Brownhills West Station, Pool Lane (Off the A5), Burntwood, Staffs, WS8 7NL
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Our next event is the late summer gala. Families and enthusiasts alike will enjoy [..]

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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?

Halloween specials Fri26th/Sat27th2018

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? All trains are pre booked only by visiting Halloween specials booking link.

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)

 



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 as a standard passenger service runs on this day. More details will be added when available.





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



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

 

Made in Staffordshire Gala

Timetable now available please click here Gala timetablemay18 – Please note the 17:15 freight and 17:30 passenger will not run on Sunday and Monday due to operational reasons. Thank you for your cooperation.
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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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The Sidings Tea Room

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Our tea room at Brownhills West is open seven days a week. We hope to welcome you soon where a warm welcome will await you. Delicious homemade cakes and fresh sandwiches, light and not so light options, choice of hot cold and speciality drinks, breakfast sandwiches, toasties, jacket potatoes, fresh sandwiches, cakes, snacks, ice creams and more. . Our traditional afternoon teas with vintage china are available by pre booking. call us on 01543 452623 Weds-Sun 10am-3pm, visit in person or email hospitality@chasewaterrailway.co.uk .

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