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The Golden Valley Light railway

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

Membership of the GVLR

Would you like to support the GVLR?

Why not become a member?

By becoming a member you will be supporting a progressive railway and its volunteers. With a purpose built, well equipped 5000sq/ft Running Shed the GVLR has the capacity to fully restore its collection of Rolling Stock.

Our engineers are working there way through our collection of ex industrial diesels, which will be fully overhauled to a high standard and where appropriate airbraked to haul our passenger trains.

With the acquisition of Ashover Coach No.4 and two Ffestiniog coaches the GVLR is now embarking on building a New Carriage Shed, to house more of it's rolling stock, undercover.

The GVLR also hopes to attract more visiting steam locomotives. Of the two steam locomotives based at the GVLR, one has been returned to service after a 20 year restoration, whilst the second is out of service awaiting a 10 year overhaul.

Members are welcome anytime we are open to visit and see the progress we are making, or join us more often in an active role either as traincrew, or in a supporting role.

Other benefits include:-

  • Our quarterly magazine "Two Foot Topics"
  • Free travel on the GVLR
  • Half price travel on the Midland Railway - Butterley's standard gauge trains
GVLR Membership Leaflet

Please return the form by e-mail and pay by Bank Transfer,
or return the Membership Form with your cheque by post to:-

The Membership Secretary
Boden House, Lynam Road
Wingfield Park
DE55 7LS

image: Passenger train at Newlands Inn
Two Simplex locos,
double heading Ashover Coach No. 4
image: Bending a rail with a Jim Crow
Bending a rail for a New point