Apedale Valley Light Railway

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Apedale Country Park Loomer Road Chesterton

  • Phone: 0845 094 1953

The Trust currently operates the Apedale Valley Light Railway and is constructing a new museum to display its collection of industrial narrow gauge equipment. Much of this has been gathered from various industries around the UK in the last 40 years, and in doing so we aim to educate and entertain both the general public and the railway enthusiast. An important aspect is that it should be a working museum, not simply a collection of static exhibits.

Further information

Opening Hours:

Please consult the website for details. Special event dates; 4th-6th April Easter Egg Hunt 2nd-4th May Teddy Bears Outing, kids with bears travel free 16th-17th May Railway Gala 21st June Father's Day, a treat for Dads and Grandads 8th-9th August Teddy Bears Outing, kids with bears travel free 30th August Classic Cars Day 31st October - 1st November Halloween Spooky Specials 7th-8th November Remembrance Day, Military Trains and Trench Visits 12th, 13th, 19th, 20th December Santa Specials


Fares for normal operating days are: Adults £2.50 Children under 16 £1.50 Children under 5 travel free. Special fares/admissions will be payable for Santa Specials and at some special events

Upcoming events:

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