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Golden Valley Light Railway

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

Trains now running, every weekend, plus Wed, Thur & Fri, during the school holidays, until the end of October, please see Timetable Page

Welcome to the GVLR
image:- Berry Hill footbridge - with steam loco "Joan" passing underneath
Steam loco "Joan" passing underneath
the recently erected ex Berry Hill footbridge
image:- Ashover Coach No. 4 - showing restoration to date
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.

Baldwin 4-6-0T No 778

16th & 17th August 2014

As part of the planned
Midland Rail-ex event,
Baldwin 4-6-0T No 778
is scheduled to run over GVLR metals coupled to the restored ALR Coach No. 4

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Latest News
Steam on the GVLR
Sun 4th; BH Mon 5th
Sun 25th; BH Mon 26th
Sat 12th; Sun 13th
Sat 12th; Sun 13th
Sat 11th; Sun 12th
Subject to availability

Ashover Coach Appeal

volunteers | for sale

"The Works"

Items wanted List

image - Ashover Bogie
Ashover Bogie
with center pivot and brake gear

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

For Sale, Surplus Equipment
Spring Spikes for 60lb rail, Fishplate Nuts and Bolts for lightweight rail - Please see our Sales Page.
For information on
NG airbrakes, see our airbrakes page.