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The Princess Royal Class Locomotive Trust-The West Shed CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Type:Museum - Transport

c/o Midland Railway-Butterley Station
Ripley
Ripley
Derbyshire
DE5 3QZ
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The West Shed

Guide Prices

Entry to the West Shed is free. If accessing the site via heritage train ride from the Midland Railway-Butterley, train fares apply (prices vary). Contact the Midland Railway for details – tel. 01773 570140 or see
www.midlandrailway-butterley.co.uk

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)

Catering

  • On-site light refreshments

Children

  • Baby changing facilities

Groups

  • Education/study area
  • Facilities for educational visits
  • Facilities for groups

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Facilities for corporate hospitality

Property Facilities

  • Gift shop
  • Public toilets

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups - The facilities indicated above are specifically available at The Princess Royal Class Locomotive Trust’s West Shed Museum. However, we are located on a larger tourist site – the MIDLAND RAILWAY-BUTTERLEY – which has additional facilities for visitors including: - picnic area - coach parties accepted - on-site catering (café)

Opening Times

* WE ARE SORRY - THE WEST SHED AND THE MIDLAND RAILWAY-BUTTERLEY SITE IS CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE - REOPENING EARLY 2021 (TO BE CONFIRMED).

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

The West Shed museum is located on the Swanwick Junction museum site of the Midland Railway-Butterley. Main access to the Swanwick site is via a heritage train ride from the Midland Railway’s Butterley Station, or via a footpath from Butterley Station (distance approximately ½ mile - unsuitable for pushchairs and people with mobility issues due to uneven ground). Once on the Swanwick site, follow the signs to walk up to the West Shed.

DIRECTIONS BY ROAD TO THE MIDLAND RAILWAY-BUTTERLEY STATION:

Leave the M1 at Junction 28 and take the A38 South (signed towards Derby).Exit the A38 onto the B6179 towards Swanwick.Continue on the B6179 to the Midland Railway-Butterley, which is located over the railway bridge adjacent to Butterley reservoir.

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