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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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Many years since they were removed when in use with British Rail , the signal box at Chasewater Heaths (Ex Hademore on the Lichfield Trent Valley line) has now got its first lever in as part of an ongoing restoration project. The frame is one that we recovered from Hednesford signal box courtesy of Network […]

We are currently undertaking engineering works until the end of February therefore no public trains are due to run until our spring gala on March 5th/6th. However our gift and model shop and tea rooms are due to reopen on Jan 16th. Sat/Sun 10-4 Weds,Thur,Fri 10-3 (subject to volunteer availability) Full details of our 2016 […]

Don’t forget everyone it’s our start of season gala in March! (5th & 6th) why not come along and joins us to kick off the 2016 running season in style, as usual there will be plenty to see and do with an intensive freight and passenger service and brake van rides. Our heritage centre and […]

Come along to Chasewater Railway on Friday Jan 1st 2016 – No need to book in advance. Update 23/12 With the Santa season nearly over our thoughts turn to the annual new years day bash at Chasewater. This year we have at least two steam locos and three diesel locos in service. Train services will […]


Grab a gift for Christmas with something for all the family available at our Brownhills West Gift & Model shop. We sell pocket money toys, novelties, sweets, books, dvd, clothing, pictures, stationary etc. and a well stocked model shop to boot selling new and used items. It has a wide range of Thomas Take-n-Play, Bachmann, Hornby and Peco models and […]

Our 2015 Running season has now ended so there is no train service running on 21st/22nd November. Our volunteers are busy preparing for the Santa Specials which start on Dec 1st. The sidings tea room and our gift/model shop is open as usual. Click here for Santa special information. Thank you for supporting Chasewater Railway […]

Please note the following timetable alterations for our Halloween special event on Saturday 31st October 2015. The regular service trains at 11,12:15,13:30 & 14:45 will not run on this date however our Halloween steam hauled specials run at 18:00, 19:15 and 20:30 from Brownhills West. Whilst pre booking is advised, walk on tickets will be […]

Our popular Halloween specials will run on Sat October 31ST 2015.

We are please to announce that our friends at 30742 Charters are organising a Photo charter at the railway during our upcoming gala weekend brief details from them below or click here for more information and booking details. This event helps us offset the cost of hiring and transporting a guest engine so your support […]

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