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Churnet Valley & Moorland City Railways


The special will depart from Froghall station at 19:15. The train will be 12 coaches (approx 450 ton train!) and hauled by 8F No. 48624 and banked by 5MT No. 42968 for the run up the 8 miles of 1 in 40 – 1 in 59 gradients to Cauldon Lowe.Pic – Tony Fletcher CVR

The train will run non stop from Froghall – Cauldon and the same from Cauldon – Froghall. The train will arrive back at Froghall at 21:12.

There will be a train leaving Froghall at 21:30 to allow passengers to travel back to Cheddleton if that is where they started their day from.

There will be food and drink available at Froghall until the special leaves at 19:15, there will also be plenty of beer and nibbles on the train.

The prices for the special are;

£10 on the night for the special only
£5 extra if you have a day rover ticket.
Free if you have a weekend rover ticket.

Tickets will be available via an online ordering system that is due to be launched on the 1st September 2010 and will also be available on the day.

More specific details of all the plans and special services being operated will be made available as soon as they are confirmed.

A Gradient Profile for Leekbrook Junction – Cauldon Lowe extension

The website is http://www.mcrailways.co.uk/
And you can book tickets at

The link to the forum discussion is

Highley Station Severn Valley Railway, Engine LMS 42968 Built 1933

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