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E79960
Fish and Chip Special
Saturday Evening - 19:15 from Wirksworth

This special pre-bookable run will feature the visiting W&M Railbus E79660. Tickets are priced at £6.00 for valid Day Rover holders or £12.00 for visitors just wishing to enjoy the evening only. Any remaining tickets will be available until 16:00 on the day although as the railbus is only a single car, seats are strictly limited.

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Fares
Adults Concessions Children Family (2+3) Adult 2 Day
£17.00 £15.00 £8.50 £44.50 £30.00

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

Please note that Online Advance Day Rover tickets are not valid for this event.

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About this Event

Travel back to the 50s, 60s and 70s with our Multiple Memories Weekend as we celebrate the unsung heroes of British Railways! The event features our special intense Orange Timetable, a large selection of our diesel railcars and even a fish and chip special on the Saturday evening. Our special guest is W&M Railbus E79960 normally found on the Ribble Steam Railway near Preston.

The Railcars
  • W&M Railbus E79960 British Railways trialled these German-designed two-axle railbuses for lighter used branch lines in the 1950s and 1960s. Courtesy of the North Norfolk Railway and the Ribble Steam Railway.
  • Derby Lightweight M79900 'Iris' Often regarded as one of the flagship preserved railcars.
  • Class 101's E50170, E59303 & E50253 An original configuration Metro-Cammel three car set.
  • Class 108 E53599 The very first vehicle of a large class of Derby built vehicles.
  • Class 119 W51073 Another rare and unusual vehicle featuring a plush first class.
  • Class 122 W55006 Affectionately known as 'bubblecars', these versatile units remain ever popular.

Saturday Timetable


Number of cars in brackets.

Traction 108/119/
101/122 (6)
DRB 108/119 (2) DL (1) 108/119/
101 (5)
122/DL (2) DRB 101/122/
DL (5)
DRB DRB
Depart Wirksworth 09:15 10:05 11:05 12:05 13:05 14:05 15:05 16:05 17:05 19:15
Depart Idridgehay 09:31 10:21 11:21 12:21 13:21 14:21 15:21 16:21 17:21 N/S
Depart Shottle 09:39 10:29 11:29 12:29 13:29 14:29 15:29 16:29 17:29 N/S
Arrive Duffield 09:50 10:40 11:40 12:40 13:40 14:40 15:40 16:40 17:40 19:48
Traction 108/119/
101 (5)
DRB 122/108/
119 (3)
DL (1) 101 (3) 108/119/
122/DL (4)
DRB 101/122/
DL (5)
DRB DRB
Depart Duffield 10:12 11:12 12:12 13:12 14:12 15:12 16:12 17:12 18:00 20:15
Pass Shottle 10x26 11x26 12x26 13x26 14x26 15x26 16x26 17x26 18:14 N/S
Depart Idridgehay 10:31 11:31 12:31 13:31 14:31 15:31 16:31 17:31 18:19 N/S
Arrive Wirksworth 10:47 11:47 12:47 13:47 14:47 15:47 16:47 17:47 18:35 20:50

Key: N/S - does not stop at this station ~ x - stops to pass another train but no platform

Wirksworth and Ravenstor line is as below:

Traction DL DL DL DL DRB DRB DRB DRB DRB 101 108/119 108/119
Depart Wirksworth 09:50 10:25 10:50 11:25 12:25 12:55 13:25 13:55 14:25 15:25 16:25 16:55


Sunday Timetable


Number of cars in brackets.

Traction 101/122/DL (5) DRB 101 (3) DRB 108/119 (2) 101/122 (4) DRB DL/108/119/101 (6)
Depart Wirksworth 09:15 10:05 11:05 12:05 13:05 14:05 15:05 16:05
Depart Idridgehay 09:31 10:21 11:21 12:21 13:21 14:21 15:21 16:21
Depart Shottle 09:39 10:29 11:29 12:29 13:29 14:29 15:29 16:29
Arrive Duffield 09:50 10:40 11:40 12:40 13:40 14:40 15:40 16:40
Traction 101/122 (4) DRB DL (1) 101 (3) DRB 108/119/101 (5) DRB 122/DL/108/119/101 (7)
Depart Duffield 10:12 11:12 12:12 13:12 14:12 15:12 16:12 17:12
Pass Shottle 10x26 11x26 12x26 13x26 14x26 15x26 16x26 17x26
Depart Idridgehay 10:31 11:31 12:31 13:31 14:31 15:31 16:31 17:31
Arrive Wirksworth 10:47 11:47 12:47 13:47 14:47 15:47 16:47 17:47

Key: N/S - does not stop at this station ~ x - stops to pass another train but no platform

Wirksworth and Ravenstor line is as below:

Traction 108/119 108/119 108/119 108/119 108/119 108/119 DL DL DL DL DL
Depart Wirksworth 09:50 10:25 10:50 11:25 11:50 12:25 13:25 13:50 14:25 14:50 15:25

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