Apedale Valley Light railway

Apedale Valley Light railway

Last Updated on February 19, 2024 by Suzy

Things to do at Apedale Valley Light railway review

Apedale Valley Light railway is located in Chesterton near Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire. It is a 2’0″ inch narrow gauge railway with historic diesel and steam locomotives.

The railway is currently only a few metres long although they have big plans to extend the railway. Passengers can join their trains at their station located next to the Apedale Heritage Centre. A round trip takes around 15 minutes.

On days when steam locos are running they can arrange tours of the main loco shed where visitors can see many of the Trust’s large collection of locomotives. You can also visit the Apedale Heritage Centre which is a museum with free, entry, there is a cafe and there are tours of a genuine coal mine.

Throughout the year the railway runs special events, for all ages and interest groups. events, may include a Teddy bear outing, Military trains, classic car days and more. These may cost more than their normal entrance fee.

FAQ and Further Information Apedale Valley Light railway

Is there food and drink available?

There is a cafe serving food and drinks.

What are the main things to do?

Narrow gauge steam or diesel train rides with a free, museum nearby and annual events,. There are toilets and a cafe.

What are the ticket prices?

*Cheapu003cbru003e*Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online. *Cheap – Adult return £4, children aged 3-15 are £2, under 3s are free, and family tickets are available.

Is there parking?

There is parking.

When are they open?

Trains run every Saturday, Sunday and bank holiday from April until October. For up-to-date opening times and dates u003ca href=u0022https://avlr.org.uk/timetableu0022 target=u0022_blanku0022 rel=u0022noreferrer noopeneru0022u003eplease visit their websiteu003c/au003e.

Dog friendly?

Dogs Travel free, but must be on a lead and travel at their owner’s risk.

Are they accessible?

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