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60TH Anniversary Weekend 25th/26th May 2019

Celebrating 60 years since the Railway Preservation Society (West Midlands District) got together in 1959 to plan a project to form what eventually was to became the Chasewater Railway. You can read more of our history by clicking here http://www.chasewaterrailway.co.uk/about-us/our-history/. Bring the family and come along and celebrate with us .

Timetable for this weekends gala.

Saturday & Sunday
Locos running are:
2842 Kent No2
2648 Dunlop No6
3211 Myfanwy
27876 North British

Monday’s witches and wizards event will be the standard timetable with either 2842 or 2648.

All locos and services subject to availability and change.




Service announcement May 12th-Teddy Bears Picnic

Sadly due to circumstances beyond our control the event planned for May 12th – Teddy Bears Picnic has been cancelled, please accept the railway’s apologies for any inconvenience caused.



Coal Train Weekend …News Update

Some surprises have appeared in time for our coal train weekend, all the details of the weekend are here . We look forward to welcoming you and don’t forget your camera or phone.

Coal train weekend 6th & 7th April

Adult £9.50
Concession £8.50
Child 2-16 years £4.50
Family £23.50
Members £3.50 (on production of a valid membership card)
Children under 2 free per paying adult.

10am-5pm both days



Coal Train Weekend – Littleton event 6th/7th April 2019

With an intensive passenger service and demonstration coal trains recreating coal haulage in the area, this year we remember Littleton colliery after its closure 25 years ago, with visiting guest locomotive YEC No2748, stands from local mining museums, tales from ex miners at Littleton colliery and more.
Did you or do you know anyone who used to work at Littleton? Then this weekend will be perfect to remember parts of how it used to be and you may even run into some old familiar work colleges.

Coal train weekend 6th & 7th April timetable and prices.

Adult £9.50
Concession £8.50
Child 2-16 years £4.50
Family £23.50
Members £3.50 (on production of a valid membership card)
Children under 2 free per paying adult



2019 Heritage Railway Association Awards – WINNER

We are delighted to announce we have been awarded the 2019 Heritage Railway Association award for Carriage & Wagon. This is for the restoration of the ex Littleton colliery brake van. The award means a lot to volunteers and recognises the hard work that goes into railway preservation.

Photos D.Sealey/B.Marks (spelling mistake on plaque will be rectified by the HRA)



2019- Happy New Year

We would like to wish you all a very Happy and Prosperous New Year. From all the volunteers here at Chasewater railway. We hope to see you during our 2019 operating season full details of which will be published soon.



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