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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 [...]
We have had a lot of enquiries recently regarding Santa specials in 2014. We launch this years offer and start taking bookings in September. Look forward to seeing you all there.
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
Make new friends, learn new skills. Chasewater Railway is run by working members who are all Volunteers. You don’t have to have railway experience so if you like what you have seen here at the railway or find yourself with time on your hands, why not join our friendly team? With hours to suit, as [...]
Thanks to all our visitors and volunteers for a fantastic day at our 2014 Coal Train day. We hope you enjoyed it as much as we did, The locomotives and crews performed well putting on a show and giving a glimpse of what it used to be like here on the colliery line in times [...]