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Welcome Back Stanhope

The flasghip of the Apedale steam fleet is "Stanhope". Built in 1917 by Kerr, Stuart, this loco has been out of traffic under overhaul for the last couple of years. However, this work is now nearly complete and we will welcome the loco back into traffic over the weekend of May 29-31st. Normal train times […]

Teddy Bears Outing

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

Teddy Bears Outing. Steam trains 1130-4pm. Standard fares apply. Kids travel for free if they bring a furry friend! IMPORTANT - Sadly, all events may be subject to cancellation due to the pandemic. Please check back closer to the time in case of cancellation.

Classic Diesel and Steam Weekend

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

Trains will be hauled by both steam locos and members of the Trust’s huge collection of internal-combustion locos operate the trains. Watch for full details. IMPORTANT - Sadly, all events may be subject to cancellation due to the pandemic. Please check back closer to the time in case of cancellation.  

Military Trains Weekend

The Trust is famed for its collection of railway equipment used during the First World War. During this weekend, both steam and internal-combustion locos from that period will be in operation, hauling both passenger and freight trains.

Leafers at t’pit

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

A gathering of Land Rovers – but only Leaf Spring Land Rover qualify! Lots of 4x4 nostalgia for everyone. IMPORTANT - Sadly, all events may be subject to cancellation due to the pandemic. Please check back closer to the time in case of cancellation.