New Year Trains and Fizz
Sunday 1st January 2017
Get out and about on New Years Day and enjoy a train ride through the countryside with a festive drink on board.
Join the Team Volunteering Day
Saturday 18th February 2017
Start your new hobby with us! We're throwing the doors open to potential new volunteers so come along and see what we do and chat to those who make it happen!
Diesel Locomotive Weekend
Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th March 2017
Our first diesel enthusiasts event of the season featuring visiting Class 14 D9537 "Eric". Our intense timetable will be in operation on the Duffield line and you can sample the locomotives on the Ravenstor incline too!
Friday 14th, Saturday 15th, Sunday 16th and Monday 17th April 2017
Come along and spend a fun-filled Easter Weekend with the family on the railway. There'll be steam on the Ravenstor line too!
Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th May 2017
Entering it's fifth season, our popular Heritage Railcar Gala which celebrates the unsung heroes of British Railways is back with an intense timetable on the Duffield line and an evening special on the Saturday too!
Cheese and Wine Evening
Saturday 20th May 2017
The Ecclesbourne Valley Railway Association host a steam hauled trip with Cheese and Wine served on board.
Kids Go Free Bank Holiday Weekend
Saturday 27th, Sunday 28th and Monday 29th May 2017
Enjoy the late May Bank Holiday on the railway! Bring the whole family because kids up to the age of 15 will get free travel on the Duffield line across this weekend.
Annual Classic Bus and Coach Rally
Sunday 2nd July 2017
Our popular annual Classic Bus and Coach Rally rolls in to Wirksworth Station for the 8th time and will feature our intense timetable on the Duffield line for the first time. There will be a range of classics on display with some of them offering rides around the local area.
Annual Classic Transport Weekend
Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th July 2017
Cars, motorcycles, lorries - plenty of classics gather at Wirksworth Station for a weekend of nostalgia.
Diesel Locomotive Weekend
Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th August 2017
The perfect weekend for the diesel enthusiasts, featuring our intense timetable and an evening special on the Saturday.
1950s Bank Holiday Weekend
Saturday 26th, Sunday 27th and Monday 28th August 2017
Sample what life was like in the 1950s when some of our trains were new! This special event has displays, period menus in the Pullman Buffet and music to entertain you. There will also be our popular Murder Mystery Evening Land Cruise on the Saturday evening.
Tunes and Chips Evening Land Cruise
Saturday 2nd September 2017
Enjoy an evening on the railway with a return journey between Wirksworth and Duffield, live music during the journey and a portion of fish and chips served at Duffield.
Saturday 16th September 2017
Try a cider tipple on the train in an evening hosted by the Ecclesbourne Valley Railway Association.
Jazz and Chips Evening Land Cruise
Saturday 14th October 2017
There'll be a live jazz band on the train for this jolly evening, with a portion of fish and chips served at Duffield.
Dates in December 2017
Join Santa for a fun-filled festive train ride through the valley, available to book on various dates in December.