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Duffield Station

Duffield Station by Ashley Franklin

Class 31 Class 31 at Wirksworth
Join the Team Volunteering Day
Saturday 17th February 2018

Fancy starting a new hobby? Come along and chat to our friendly team, see displays about the work we do and take a ride on one of our trains.

For more information about this event, click here.

Diesel Locomotive Weekend
Saturday 17th & Sunday 18th March 2018

One for the enthusiasts! There will be a visiting Class 35 "Hymek" locomotive for this weekend, operating alongside our other locomotives to a special intensive timetable. More details to follow.

In the valley Railcar in the valley
Easter Weekend
Saturday 31st March - Monday 2nd April 2018

There's fun for all of the family on the railway this Easter weekend. Party Workshops Family Circus will be back at Wirksworth Station so you can try your hand at circus tricks and watch the amazing fire performances during the day.

Ecclesbourne Way Guided Walks
Monday 2nd April & Saturday 29th September 2018

Enjoy a guided walk along the recently opened 11-mile Ecclesbourne Way from Wirksworth and take the train back! Spaces are limited so pre-booking is essential.

Please click here for more information and to book as places are strictly limited.

Railcars Heritage Railcars pulling in to Wirksworth
Multiple Memories Railcar Gala
Saturday 19th & Sunday 20th May

Travel back to yesteryear at our Railcar Gala and celebrate the unsung heroes of British Railways. We have one of the largest collections of heritage Diesel Railcars and the event will feature an intensive timetable. There will be a pre-bookable Fish and Chip Special on the Saturday evening.

KIDS GO FREE Bank Holiday Weekend
Saturday 26th May - Monday 28th May 2018

To celebrate the start of our steam trains for the summer, children up to 15 years old travel free of charge on the Duffield line during this Bank Holiday Weekend.

Classic buses Classic buses on display at Wirksworth Station
Annual Classic Bus & Coach Rally
Sunday 1st July 2018

Come and see the fantastic display of buses at Wirksworth and enjoy rdes on both the classic buses and heritage trains through the day. An intensive train timetable will operate on the Duffield line.

Annual Classic Transport Weekend
Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th July 2018

Cars, motorcycles, lorries - plenty of classic gather at Wirksworth for a weekend of travelling back to the past. A intensive train timetable will operate on the Duffield line.

Diesel Locomotive Weekend
Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th August 2018

Our popular gala for enthusiasts, with a Saturday evening special. A special intensive timetable will operate with various heritage diesel locomotives.

Steam in the valley by Robert Falconer Steam in the valley by Robert Falconer
1950s Bank Holiday Weekend
Saturday 25th to Monday 27th August 2018

Sample what life was like in the 1950s with displays, music, steam trains and more to entertain you. There will be a pre-bookable Murder Mystery Evening Land Cruise on the Saturday evening.

Wirksworth Model Railway Exhibition Weekend
Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th October 2018

Our popular Model Railway Exhibition is back, spread across multiple venues in the town.

Tunes and Chips Evening Land Cruise
Jazz and Chips Evening Land Cruise
Saturday 1st September and Saturday 13th October

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

Christmas at the Railway Christmas at the Railway
Santa Experience
Dates in December

Travel on board our heritage train and see Santa for Christmas. More details to follow.

New Year Trains and Fizz
Tuesday 1st January 2019

A trip out on New Years Day with a glass of fizz served on the train.

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