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Buy OnlineSummer Diesel Gala

Adults Conc. Children Family (2+3) Adult 2 Day
Walk Up £17.50 £15.50 £9.00 £46.00 £32.00
Online Advance £16.50 £14.50 £8.00 N/A £29.00

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


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About this Event

Our popular Summer Diesel Gala is back featuring a range of our home fleet heritage diesel locomotives and also visiting Class 33 33102 'Sophie' courtesy of the North Staffordshire Railway Company and the Churnet Valley Railway. Trains will be operating to a special timetable with locomotives working in a variety of combinations.

The Locomotives

The line up so far consists of:

  • British Railways Class 14 D9537 "Eric" Now a resident on the railway, this powerful little locomotive features once again.
  • British Railways Class 31 31601 "Devon Diesel Society" One for the English Electric fans amongst us.
  • British Railways Class 33 33102 "Sophie" Normally based at the Churnet Valley Railway in Staffordshire, 'Sophie' is reunited with fellow classmate 'Swordfish' for the event.
  • British Railways Class 33 33103 "Swordfish" 'Swordfish' remains a star performer.
  • British Railways Class 73 73210 "Selhurst" This versatile locomotive provides a third Southern region locomotive.

Key: TnT - Top and Tail ~ DH - Double head ~ x - Passes

Timetable Saturday 10th

Duffield line
Ravenstor line

Timetable Sunday 11th

Duffield line
Ravenstor line
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