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The Official Website of "The Colliery Line" - Est. 1959
Chasewater Country Park, Brownhills West Station, Pool Lane (Off the A5), Burntwood, Staffs, WS8 7NL
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Brownhills West Railway Shop


Service update 9/10/18 Please note we are now operating to our winter service timetable [..]

Our Coal Train weekend features our unique MGR wagon rake, Mineral wagons and shunting [..]


Our next event is the late summer gala. Families and enthusiasts alike will enjoy [..]

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Running Dates

Coal Train Weekend
Coal Train Weekend
Winter Timetable
Winter Timetable
Halloween Specials
Halloween Specials
Winter Timetable
Mid-Week Timetable
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We are running Sunday on the 26th and also Thursday 30th daytime (Winter timetable First train 11am then 12:15,13:30 and the last train leaves Brownhills West station at 14:45) and Friday 31st  is our Halloween special in the evening (19:00 &20:15 from BHW)

Our 2014 Santa Specials have arrived! You can book tickets on 01543 452623 from September the 24th or you can request more details by emailing Every year Santa visits Chasewater Railway during December. His Grotto is located in the Heritage Centre at Brownhills West Railway Station where he invites you to come along and […]

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

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