Ecclesbourne Valley Railway, A great way to spend a day...
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Charter Train Guests meet before boarding their private train down the valley

If you have a special occasion coming up, chartering your own train can be the perfect way to celebrate. Spend some time taking in the views of the Ecclesbourne Valley and enjoy some catering in our Pullman Buffet Car.

A ride along the Ecclesbourne Valley Railway is the perfect activity to include in your coach tour too! We can accommodate up to 250 travelling passengers on one train and have plenty of room for coaches at Wirksworth Station.

Your visit could include:

  • A journey along the Ecclesbourne Valley beginning at either Wirksworth or Duffield
  • One of our catering options in our Pullman Buffet Car at Wirksworth, before or after your journey
Inside The table is set ready for the arrival of a group

You have several options for seeing the beautiful views through the superb large windows of our heritage Diesel railcars.

The Fare for 2019
Your Own Charter Train
  • Travel from Wirksworth to Duffield and return: £14.50 each
  • Travel from Duffield to Wirksworth and return: £17.50 each
Travel on a Timetabled Service Train
  • Travel from Wirksworth to Duffield and return (or the other way round): £12.50 each
  • Travel one direction on a single ticket: £7.00 each

Minimum Number of Passengers for Own Train: 20 or fare for 20 (for example £260)

Please call us to discuss fares for travelling between intermediate stations (e.g. Wirksworth and Shottle only) or if you wish to charter a steam or main line diesel-hauled train.

Heritage Bus Passengers arrive in style using a heritage bus

We can offer a range of catering for your group or party on board our Pullman Buffet Car and Coaches at Wirksworth Station.

Please see our The Station Café page for our menus.

How to Book

If you wish to join us, then please download the booking form by using the link below. You may wish to call us at Wirksworth Station on 01629 823076 to discuss which dates and times are available and any catering options you may wish to book.

A booking without catering requires a £35.00 deposit, a booking with catering requires a £100.00 deposit, both of which are deducted from the total fare on the day.

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We reserve the right to allow members of the public to travel on charter trains to keep charter fares low.

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