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Ecclesbourne Valley Railway

Type:Steam Railway

Wirksworth Station
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Ecclesbourne Valley Railway


We operate tourist passenger services on a 9 mile route between Wirksworth and Duffield using Diesel Multiple Units, the longest heritage railway in the Peak District. We run from the Midland Main Line at Duffield providing a service which connects with the national rail network. Heritage trains operate every Saturday throughout the year and on Sundays and some weekdays in the summer. Wirksworth station is open for viewing every day except Mondays from 9.30am to 5.00pm and there is ample parking, with the buffet being open on days where trains are operating.
Visitor facilities, buffet and a small museum.

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Guide Prices

Day Rover Tickets
Adults £20.00, Children £10.00, Concessions £18.00
Family 2+3 £40.00

Single (one way)
Adults - £11.00, Concessions £10.00, Children £9.00
Family 2+3 - £24.00

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  • Regional and MiscellaneousWTTC Safe Travels WTTC Safe Travels 2021



  • Disabled toilets


  • On-site catering


  • Children welcome


  • Facilities for educational visits
  • Facilities for groups

Property Facilities

  • Gift shop

Opening Times

* Please check our website for opening times


Map & Directions

Road Directions

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

Accessible by Public Transport: Cromford station is 2 miles away.

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Thursday, 27th October 2022 - Saturday, 29th October 2022

A steamy spooktacular ride from Wirksworth into the darkness
The Ghost Train Through the CountrysideMany years ago a dark spell was cast across the Ecclesbourne Valley, making it become overgrown and free of all trains. But of course, you already know that part!
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Saturday, 12th November 2022 - Saturday, 12th November 2022

Travel by steam train for an intriguing evening special. We'll depart Wirksworth Station and be joined on board by local historian, paranormal enthusiGhosts of the Valley with Richard Felix at Ecclesbourne Valley RailwayDepart Wirksworth for an evening of ghost stories on board our steam train with local historian, paranormal enthusiast and television presenter Richard Felx. We'll serve a fish and chips at Duffield on arrival too.
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