Our site is usually open as follows but changes sometimes are necessary due to volunteer availability so please do phone if making a long journey.
Weekends/ Bank holidays 9:30am till 5pm and on Weekdays Weds – Fri 10am-4pm . The museum is open Sun/Bank Hols 11-4pm. Site usually closed Mon/Tues except Bank Holidays.
We operate trains on Weekends April to September, March selected dates , Sundays in October and November, additionally on certain Tues or/and Thurs during Staffordshire school holidays. please see the calendar or brochure for full timetable details.
Our standard timetable is as follows
but during Special events and on our Halloween and Santa Specials times vary and details are advised in the news section.
Standard Gauge Fares – Day Rover ticket (valid for the day of issue):
- Adults: £6.50
- Concession £5.50
- Child (3-15 ) £4.50
- Family (Family group of 4 – 2 Adults/concessions max): £19.50
- Baby/Toddler 0-2yrs and Dogs travel free (excluding Santa & Halloween Trains)
Tickets usually valid on all trains on date of issue but please do note different fares and/or validity restrictions apply to Gala’s, Santa Specials & Certain special events (see the individual events page to view prices for these). Members – please present you membership card to the booking office to get issued with a free ticket to travel except on special events where a £4 supplement per member is payable and Santa specials where full price is payable. HRA Members travel at Child Rate please present your pass at booking office and tickets will issued except for special events and Santa specials.
To see the timetable for the day you wish to visit the railway, please click on the date required on the calendar to the left of the page or the downloadable brochure on the home page.