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Brand new event for 2019[..]

Celebrating 60 years since the Railway Preservation Society (West Midlands District) got together in [..]


Brand new event for 2019[..]

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Brand new event for 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 Bring the family and come along and celebrate with us .

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.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

2019 Runnings Dates Listing March 10th/17th/24th – Winter timetable 30th- Volunteers Day- Saturday timetable tbc 31st- Mothers Day- Winter timetable April 6th/7th – Coal Train Weekend- Littleton Theme Timetable tbc 14th -Standard Summer Timetable 16th -Standard Midweek Timetable 19th/20th/21st/22nd -Easter Weekend/Bank hols Standard Summer Timetable 25th -Standard Midweek Timetable 27th/28th -Standard Summer Timetable May 4th/5th/6th […]

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.

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 […]

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 […]