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World War One loco running weekend

2024 is the 110th anniversary of the start of World War One. To mark this, we'll be using the War Office Locomotive Trust's Hunslet loco, built in 1916 on all our trains . More information here on the loco. An opportunity to see a genuine war veteran at work!  Hopefully, we'll also be displaying some […]

Teddy Bear Outing

Apedale Valley Light Railway Loomer Road, Chesterton, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, United Kingdom

A family-focussed event, especially for the little ones. Spot the bears on the journey, solve a puzzle and win a prize. Kids with bears (or other furry friends) travel for free! Steam trains 1130 until 4pm every day, with standard fares charged.

Car Boot Sale & AutoJumble

One man's trash is another man's treasure! If you are looking for an excuse to get rid of things you no longer require, or want to come and sell your goods, we have the perfect event for you. The site will be open from 8.30am for set up and buyers can arrive from 9.00am. Cars […]

Leafers at t’pit

Apedale Valley Light Railway Loomer Road, Chesterton, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, United Kingdom

A gathering of Land Rovers – but only Leaf Spring Land Rover qualify! Lots of 4x4 nostalgia for everyone. The organising group operate a Facebook group, which is here. Camping is available from Friday 23rd but needs to be booked beforehand - please e-mail to leafersattpit@gmail.com to book camping slots. Steam trains will run from […]

Classic Cars and Steam Trains day

Apedale Valley Light Railway Loomer Road, Chesterton, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, United Kingdom

Classic Cars & Steam Trains day. Steam trains 1130-4pm. Standard fares apply. Chrome and old leather mixes with our gleaming steam engines! Fancy bringing your classic? You would be most welcome, and we are usually judged one of the friendliest and most welcoming venues on the "circuit". The entry form for the show are here […]