We have exciting plans for this event which will be gradually released here as it nears so be sure to check back regularly!

A one-off Class 14 Spectacular!

Following on from the iconic event held in 2014 at the East Lancashire Railway to celebrate 50 years since the class were introduced, the EVR is planning to celebrate the class reaching their diamond jubilee. It is planned for the weekend to feature several members of the class operating together to especially include locomotives which were not operational at the time of the 2014 event. It is also planned to be a ‘swan-song’ for D9537 which is due to be withdrawn at the end of the event for overhaul works to commence.


Click here to download a list of local accommodation.

Arrive in Style! Mainline Charter

...on board the Diamond Jubilee Express from Bristol Temple Meads, Bristol Parkway, Cheltenham Spa or Birmingham New Street directly to Duffield. Tickets for the mainline charter include a day rover for 14s @ 60 on the EVR. More details...


Expected to feature so far:

  • Class 14 D9537 "Eric"
  • Class 14 D9523 based at the Wensleydale Railway
  • Class 14 D9551 based at the Severn Valley Railway
  • Class 14 D9504 based at the Kent & East Sussex Railway
  • Class 14 D9553 based at the Calendonian Railway
  • Class 14 D9529 based at the Nene Valley Railway

Static display:

  • Class 14 D9525

Wirksworth Station

  • Apollo Bar with special beers only available at the event from local breweries.
  • Cafe
  • Miniature Railway
  • Model Railway
  • Museum

Duffield Station

  • Event Bar from Drone Valley Brewery
  • Trade stalls


Day Rover

  • Adult - £28.50 on the day - £25.00 online advance
  • Concession - £25.00 on the day - £22.50 online advance
  • Child - £15.00 on the day - £13.50 online advance
  • Special - £15.00 on the day - £13.50 online advance
  • Family - £57.00
  • Adult Two-Day - £49.00
  • Adult Three-Day - £70.00
  • Adult Four-Day - £80.00


Adult, Concession, Child and Special Rate Day Rovers are subject to a £3.00 discount per ticket on the Sunday which is automatically applied at the checkout as it is anticipated that the train timetable will be lighter on Sunday compared with the other days.

Buy now...

Advance online discounts available until midnight the day before travel, available at full price thereafter at ticket offices.

Event Sponsor

Event Beers

Corporate Sponsorship

We are expecting a large turnout for this event, and it represents a fantastic opportunity for businesses to be involved. By becoming a sponsor, you will:

  • Increase your brand awareness to a large and engaged audience.
  • Associate your brand with a popular and well-respected heritage railway.
  • Demonstrate your commitment to supporting the preservation of our railway and its unique collection of locomotives.
  • Play a crucial role in our recovery from the recent landslide.

We offer a range of sponsorship packages to suit all budgets. Let's work together to create a bespoke package that meets your needs.

Click here to download our corporate sponsorship brochure or click here to download our sponsorship form.

Train Timetables for the Event

To be confirmed. Check back regularly for updates.

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