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Ecclesbourne Valley Railway at Duffield Station

Ecclesbourne Valley Railway at Duffield Station


Leigh Gration

01629 823076


Wirksworth Station,
Station Road,

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Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 15 - Sun 16 Oct Annual Model Railway Exhibition
Sat 3 - Sun 4 Dec Santa Specials
Wed 7 Dec Santa Specials
Sat 10 - Sun 11 Dec Santa Specials
Wed 14 Dec Santa Specials
Sat 17 - Sun 18 Dec Santa Specials


We operate passenger services on the line between Wirksworth and Duffield mainly using heritage diesel railcars, with some steam hauled services on the short branch between Wirksworth and Ravenstor.

Disabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site catering

Children welcomeDisabled access

Opening details

special (charter) trains may be hired on application.


Group Prices are £11.00 per person on timetabled services, special (charter) trains may be hired on application



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Map reference: SK 286544  Lat: 53.08613 Long: -1.57339

From Carsington Water take B5035 to Wirksworth Market Place. From Cromford take B5036 to Wirksworth Market Place. Station on Coldwell Street.
Bus 6.1 From Derby or Bakewell

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 2 miles from Cromford station


  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)


  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesGood colour/tonal contrast for visually impaired visitors
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system


  • YesEntrance is well lit


  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesMenus available in large print (14pt and over)
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesVegetarian
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair