Ecclesbourne Valley Railway, A great way to spend a day...
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L&Y Class 27 52322 pulling in to Wirksworth on a previous visit to the line (Photo: Frank Richards)

Classic bus A classic bus passes through Idridgehay offering rides during the 2018 Classic Bus & Coach Rally (Photo: Stuart Graves)
Bank Holiday Weekend
Saturday 24th to Monday 26th August 2019

Trains will be running to a regular timetable during the weekend and there will be a pre-bookable Murder Mystery Evening on the Saturday evening.

Click here to book tickets for the Murder Mystery Evening

Murder Mystery Guests enjoying the Murder Mystery Evening Land Cruise in 2018, just one of several evening events during the year (Photo: John Tedstone)
Cider with Rosie
Friday 6th September 2019

A fundraising event for our charity, EVRA. Enjoy draught ciders from the bar and a British Isles folk group: KELLTISH. A diesel hauled return trip from Wirksworth to Duffield. £16pp (first pint or equivalent free) - 7pm, Wirksworth View the pdf leaflet - FULLY BOOKED.

Tunes & Chips Evening Land Cruise
Jazz & Chips Evening Land Cruise
Saturday 7th September 2019 & Saturday 12th October 2019

Two jolly evenings with live music on board the train and fish and chips at Duffield.

Click here to book tickets for these evening specials.

Wirksworth Model Railway Exhibition
Saturday 19th & Sunday 20th October 2019

Our popular Model Railway Exhibition spread across multiple venues in the town. The big trains will be playing their part too!

View the pdf leaflet.

View the downloadable exhibitors list.

Ghosts in the Valley 2
Friday 25th October 2019

A late edition to the programme due to the popularity of the previous event, Ghosts in the Valley is back! Take a train ride into the darkness and hear the stories of the Ecclesbourne Valley and, with the help of Haunted Heritage, see if we can bring the past into the present.

Click here for more information about this event.

Christmas at the Railway Christmas at the Railway
Wirksworth Wizarding Day
Saturday 26th October 2019

Wizarding Day returns for its second year with magical activities for all ages spread across the town. Details will be published on the special website.

Santa Experience
Dates in December 2019

There will be music, magic and mince pies this Christmas as you step on board our Santa Experience.

New Year Trains and Fizz
Wednesday 1st January 2020

Enjoy a ride on the train with a glass of fizz to celebrate the new year.

WyvernRail PLC, Ecclesbourne Valley Railway. Wirksworth Station, Coldwell Street, Wirksworth, Derbyshire. DE4 4FB. 01629 823076. © 2017