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Teddy Bear Outing

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.

Diesel Gala

The weekend when the collection of internal combustion locos take over the site and the railway. The loco roster is now available here.  Trains will run from 1130 to 4pm on each day, and each train will have a different loco (or locos...) from our extensive collection. There may also be a visiting loco, details […]

Services in Support weekend

This weekend sees us mark the contribution made by all of the UK's services, both military and civil. We will welcome exhibits showing off the "blue light services" and historic military equipment.  Apedale boasts the UK's premier collection of railway equipment from the First World War, and this weekend is the opportunity to see it […]

Welsh Slate Day

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

We will be celebrating the slate industry of North Wales and the famous railways which served it. Ex-Penrhyn quarry locos "Ogwen" and "Stanhope" will haul both passenger and demonstration slate trains. We'll be running from 1130 to 4pm, and standard fares will be charged. Please note - this event is Saturday Only!

Teddy Bear Outing

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.