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D5343
Fish and Chip Special
Saturday Evening - 18:15 from Wirksworth

This special pre-bookable run will feature all three locomotives on one train and include a service of fish and chips on arrival at Duffield. Tickets are priced at £6.00 for valid Day Rover holders or £12.00 for visitors just wishing to enjoy the evening only. Any remaining tickets will be available until 16:00 on the day.

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33103 33103 passing through the tunnel at Duffield.
About this Event

Enjoy our intense Orange Timetable throughout the weekend featuring visiting Class 26 D5343 alongside Class 31 31206 and Class 33103 in various combinations. Travel the fearsome 1 in 27 incline to Ravenstor and pre-book yourself on to our Saturday evening fish and chip special. There will be a bar and refreshments on the train too!

The Locomotives
  • British Railways Class 26 D5343 Visiting for August, this Class 26 makes her debut this weekend.
  • British Railways Class 31 31206 This popular Class 31 will feature at the event.
  • British Railways Class 33 33103 "Swordfish" A fellow Sulzer!
Fares
Adults Concessions Children Family (2+3)
£15.00 £13.00 £7.50 £37.00

Tickets are valid for both the Ravenstor and Duffield lines on this weekend.

Accommodation

Here is a comprehensive list of local guest houses, B&Bs and hotels.


Orange Timetable

Traction 31206 33103 D5343 31206 33103+D5343 T/Tail 31206 D5343 D5343 T/Tail 31206+33103
Depart Wirksworth 10:05 11:05 12:05 13:05 14:05 15:05 16:05 18:15 (Sat)
Depart Idridgehay 10:21 11:21 12:21 13:21 14:21 15:21 16:21 18:31 (Sat)
Depart Shottle 10:29 11:29 12:29 13:29 14:29 15:29 16:29 18:35 (Sat)
Arrive Duffield 10:40 11:40 12:40 13:40 14:40 15:40 16:40 18:48 (Sat)
Traction 31206 33103 D5343 31206 D5343+33103 D/Head 31206 D5343 D5343 T/Tail 31206+33103
Depart Duffield 11:12 12:12 13:12 14:12 15:12 16:12 17:12 19:45 (Sat)
Pass Shottle 11x26 12x26 13x26 14x26 15x26 16x26 17x26 19x55 (Sat)
Depart Idridgehay 11:31 12:31 13:31 14:31 15:31 16:31 17:31 pass (Sat)
Arrive Wirksworth 11:47 12:47 13:47 14:47 15:47 16:47 17:47 20:15 (Sat)
The above timetable is provisional. We reserve the right to alter or amend the above in the event of vehicle failure or unavailability. Due to there being no platform on the down side at Shottle at the moment, passengers may only get off the train there in the up direction (Wirksworth to Duffield).

The provisional timetable for the Wirksworth and Ravenstor line is as below:

Traction 26+33 D/Head 26 26 DMU 31 DMU 33 DMU DMU
Depart Wirksworth 09:50 10:50 11:25 11:50 12:25 12:50 13:25 and 15:50
Arrive Ravenstor 09:54 10:54 11:29 11:54 12:29 12:53 13:29 every 15:53
Depart Ravenstor 09:57 10:57 11:32 11:57 12:32 12:57 13:32 half 15:57
Arrive Wirksworth 10:02 11:02 11:37 12:02 12:37 13:02 13:37 hour 16:02

Images courtesy of Frank Richards and Oliver Hodgkinson

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