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During October we are running every Sunday on the 5th/12th/19th/26th and also Saturday 4th however please note on Saturday 11th/18th/25th we do not operate a public service due to our popular Driver Experience courses taking place on those days. The driver experience courses are fully booked for 2014, dates for 2015 will be announced shortly.
We have had a lot of enquiries recently regarding Santa specials in 2014. We launch this years Santa Specials and start taking bookings on September 24th, if all goes to plan. Please visit our Santa page for more information from this date. http://www.chasewaterrailway.co.uk/events/santa-specials/
We are pleased to announce the arrival home, after 42 years away on loan to Shugborough museum, our 1881 midland railway, Derby built delivery dray. It is in lovely condition still after all the years away and will be on display at Brownhills west this coming weekend. Another great exhibit to show that we’re more [...]
It is with great pleasure that we would like to announce the railways purchase of Hunslet 0-6-0st ‘Darfield no.1′ from its former owner. The locomotive will be the first six coupled company owned steam loco to operate at Chasewater. She will continue to work in the current Staffordshire blue livery as ‘Holly bank’ after her [...]
Hi everyone it is that time of year again, come to Chasewater Railway for great value day out with the kids and all the family. We run trains every Thursday, Saturday and Sunday until the kids got back to school in early September. Trains run on a Thursday are 11am-12:15-13:30 and 14:45 plus Sat/Sun 11am-12:15-13:30-14:45 and [...]
After much planning we are pleased to announce that the visiting loco for the September gala will be the beautiful Beyer-peacock saddle tank no.1827 built in 1879. This will be the first visit to chasewater by this loco and the first time for over half a century that a beyer-peacock has worked on the cannock [...]
A massive thank you to all our visitors who came to our first brewery loco day. We had a fantastic day and hope to all enjoyed yourself as much as we did. Two highlights of a fab day for you. The three stars of the show and one of the great brewery lorries that came. [...]
Sunday 20th July is Burton Brewery Locomotive day. We are all really looking forward to this special event. The first of its type to held here at Chasewater Railway. Please note a powerboat racing event is also taking place at Chasewater on this day for which a charge is made for parking on the field near [...]
Due to operational reasons it is necessary for us to replace the usual steam service this Sunday 13th July and D2911 our North British Diesel will be in use as well as Saturday 12th. This is a great opportunity to experience this powerful 330hp locomotive with a distinctive sound which is currently the only one [...]
D2911 – Our popular North British Diesel locomotive is booked motive power on Sat 5th July, Trains at 11, 12:15, 13:30, 14:45 & 16:00