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Golden Valley Light Railway

A 2ft (610mm) Narrow Gauge Railway in Derbyshire

Ashover Coach No. 4 hauled by Baldwin 4-6-0T No 778

Midland Railex - 16th & 17th August 2014

Ashover Coach No. 4 steam hauled
and carrying passengers for the first time since the mid 30's

******** Ashover Coach No. 4 video of inaugural run ********


Welcome to the GVLR
image:- Ashover Coach No.4 on a testing run at Newlands Inn
Baldwin 4-6-0T "778" and D Class wagon
have arrived to haul Ashover Coach No.4 at Midland Railex
image:- Ashover Coach No.4 on a testing run at Newlands Inn
Ashover Coach No.4 on a testing run at Newlands Inn
image:- Ashover Coach No. 4 - being painted
Ashover Coach No. 4
Showing restoration to date
image:- Simon's Demonstration Adit..
Simon has brought together a Hudson turntable and 2ft wagon,
which forms the frontispiece of a mining adit re-creation.

The Golden Valley Light Railway is a 610 mm (24ins) narrow gauge railway and normally operates on selected mid-week dates; all weekends and Bank Holidays throughout the season from April to late October.

The running line is almost a mile in length and operates as one of a number of attractions at the Midland Railway - Butterley, Nr. Ripley, Derbyshire. Steam and diesel hauled trains run through the Country Park and terminate at Newlands Inn Station, which overlooks the disused Cromford Canal.

Ashover Coach No. 4
Video of first run
Baldwin 4-6-0T No 778

16th & 17th August 2014

Midland Rail-ex 2014,
Baldwin 4-6-0T No 778
will haul ALR Coach No. 4

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image - Ashover Bogie
Ashover Bogie completed

Image:- Ashover Coach showing recently painted interior
Ashover Coach
showing progress on the interior

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