Vintage Road and Rail Rally

Sunday 12th May 2024

This page will be updated as the event nears.

About the Event

Our brand new event for 2024! The Vintage Road and Rail Event at Wirksworth Station features classic road transport from before 1986 including cars, lorries, buses and traction engines on display for a nostalgic trip to the past. Steam and diesel trains will be playing their part too making it a true vintage transport day out.

The event will bring the largest gathering of vintage vehicles to Wirksworth Station there has been to date! Be sure to review the car parking arrangements in the 'Car Parking' section of this page.

To book in your vehicle, click here.

The event is organised with the grateful thanks of our friends at Vallances Coaches.

Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Flypast

We are very fortunate to have a real treat for this event! TWO Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Spitfires are scheduled to do a flypast of the Wirksworth Station site at approximately 13:50, subject to weather conditions.

Attractions

This list is subject to change and availability of vehicles on the day. As at 01/03/24:

  • 8 buses
  • 85 cars/vans
  • 2 tractors
  • 15 lorries/commercials
  • 9 motorcycles
  • 4 steam/traction engines
  • 1 fire engine

Tickets

Tickets for the steam and heritage diesel trains are valid all day on any train.

  • Adults - £23.50 on the day - £21.00 online in advance
  • Concessions - £21.50 on the day - £19.00 online in advance
  • Child - £13.50 on the day - £11.00 online in advance
  • Special - £13.50 on the day - £11.00 online in advance

Online advance fare available until midnight the day before the event.

Buy now...

Entry to the Wirksworth Station site is free for this event however please considering making a donation to the railway.

Car Parking

The vintage road exhibits will be on display in the car park at Wirksworth Station and will take up the majority of visitor parking.

Visitor parking has been arranged for this event at Haarlem Mill (Derby Road, DE4 4BG) in Wirksworth. A regular vintage shuttle bus will be providing a link to the event. Visitors should park at the mill and catch the vintage bus to Wirksworth Station. Limited disabled spaces will be available at the station on a first come first served basis.

Departs Haarlem Mill

08:50, 09:10, 09:30, 10:10, 10:30, 10:50, 11:10, 11:30, 11:50, 12:50, 13:10, 13:30, 13:50, 14:50, 1510, 15:30, 16:30, 16:50

Departs Wirksworth Station

09:05, 09:25, 10:05, 10:25, 10:45, 11:05, 11:25, 11:45, 12:45, 13:05, 13:25, 13:45, 14:45, 15:05, 15:25, 16:25, 16:45, 17:05, 17:40

Train Timetables for the Event

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