Ecclesbourne Valley Railway
Sunny Sunny day at Wirksworth Station
Half Term Operating Days
Tue 15th and Thu 17th April 2014

Our normal timetable will be in operation for the school half term holidays.

Easter Open Days
Fri 18th, Sat 19th, Sun 20th and Mon 21st April 2014

Both the Ravenstor and Duffield lines will be in operation over the Easter Weekend. There will be more frequent trains on the Ravenstor line and an Easter Egg Hunt around the station at Wirksworth.

Half Term Operating Days
Tue 22nd and Thu 24th April 2014

Our normal timetable will be in operation for the school half term holidays.

SGLR 18" Gauge locomotive at the Steeple Grange Railway
Rocks and Rails Weekend
Sat 3rd, Sun 4th and Mon 5th May 2014

A weekend of trains and quarries for May Bank Holiday. The Steeple Grange Railway and the EVR Ravenstor and Duffield lines will be in operation. There will be a range of activities in connection with the old local quarries and a pre-bookable guided walk ("Rails and Quarries of Wirksworth") on the 5th.

Adults £15.00, Concessions £12.00, Children £7.00, Family (2+3) £35.00. Fares include all day travel on both the EVR and the Steeple Grange Railway.

Click here for more information about this event.

trent barton's Big Bus and Train Bash
Sat 10th May 2014

A family fun day in conjunction with local bus company trent barton celebrating bus and train travel along the Ecclesbourne Valley. More details soon!

Visit the trent barton website for more details!

The Aspergers Flyer will be visiting on May 10th

Wirksworth Carnival
Sat 24th, Sun 25th and Mon 26th May 2014

Both the Ravenstor and Duffield lines will be in operation and there will be a range of activities at Wirksworth Carnival and during the Well Dressings.

Cheese and Wine Evening Land Cruise
Sat 24th May 2014

A pre-bookable evening train between Wirksworth and Duffield and return with wine and cheese on the train.

Click here for more information about this event.

Buses Classic buses at the 2013 rally
Half Term Operating Days
Tue 27th and Thu 29th May 2014

Our normal timetable will be in operation for the school half term holidays.

Diesel Locomotive Weekend
Sat 21st and Sun 22nd June 2014

We will be using our main line diesel locomotives to provide services over this weekend on the Duffield line. The Ravenstor line will feature more frequent trains.

The Aspergers Flyer will be visiting during the weekend.

Thu 3rd July: Summer Thursday operating begins

Annual Wirksworth Classic Bus Rally
Sat 5th and Sun 6th July 2014

Both the Ravenstor and Duffield lines will be in operation with more frequent trains on the Ravenstor line and there will be a collection of classic buses at Wirksworth, with some offering rides.

119 Rare Class 119 at Idridgehay during the 2013 Multiple Memories event (Photo: Chris Moxon)
Annual Classic Transport Weekend
Sat 19th and Sun 20th July 2014

Both the Ravenstor and Duffield lines will be in operation and there will be a range of classic transport vehicles on display at Wirksworth.

Wed 30th July: Summer Wednesday operating begins

Multiple Memories Weekend
Sat 9th and Sun 10th August 2014

This event is a showcase for our varied collection of heritage Diesel Railcars that were introduced in the 1950s. Both the Ravenstor and Duffield lines will be in operation with varied combinations of our fleet. There will be a Fish and Chip Special train on the Saturday evening.

For more information about this event, click here.

Summer Bank Holiday Open Days
Sat 23rd, Sun 24th and Mon 25th August 2014

Both the Ravenstor and Duffield lines will be in operation with more frequent trains on the Ravenstor line over the Bank Holiday weekend.

Chips Dinner is served at Duffield during an Evening Land Cruise (Photo: Eric Hills)

Wed 3rd September: Summer Wednesday operating ends

Wirksworth Festival Open Days
Sat 6th and Sun 7th September 2014

In conjunction with the popular Wirksworth Festival, the railway will be operating both lines and visitors will be able to enjoy the various events around the town organised by the Festival. Additional trains may operate to allow visitors extra time at the Festival.

Tunes and Chips Evening Land Cruise
Sat 6th September 2014

Evening excursion between Wirksworth and Duffield with live music on the train and a portion of our national favourite at Duffield.

Food and Crafts Weekend
Sat 20th and Sun 21st September 2014

Both the Ravenstor and Duffield lines will be in operation and there will be a range of food and craft stands at Wirksworth.

Click here to download our stallholders application form.

Thu 25th September: Summer Thursday operating ends

MRE N Gauge layout at the 2013 Model Railway Exhibition
Annual Wirksworth Model Railway Exhibition
Sat 18th and Sun 19th October 2014

At Wirksworth Town Hall and other venues around the town. The annual Model Railway Exhibition will take place at venues around the town. The full sized trains will also be playing their part at the station.

Evening Jazz Land Cruise
Sat 18th October 2014

Evening excursion between Wirksworth and Duffield live jazz music and a portion of Fish and Chips at Duffield.

Half Term Operating Days
Tue 28th and Thu 30th October 2014

Our normal timetable will be in operation for the school half term holidays.

Tue 28th Oct: Summer Tuesday operating ends

Santa Specials
Sat 6th, Sun 7th, Sat 13th, Sun 14th, Sat 20th and Sun 21st December 2014

Join Santa and his helpers for a festive time. Presents and drinks for the kids, seasonal refreshments for adults. Advance booking is essential.

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