Most of our Santa Special trains are now very busy and seat availability is becoming very limited.
If you are unable to find the seats you require online please give us a call on 0117 932 5538 during normal office hours as we may have the occasional cancellation.
This coming weekend (7th and 8th December) we have seats available on the 11.45, 13.00 and 15.30 trains.
The Avon Valley Railway is more than just a train ride, offering a whole new experience for some or a nostalgic memory for others. It's a real treat for the whole family!
The station site and buffet is open from 9am until 5pm seven days a week - apart from Christmas Day - although our trains do not run daily.
The station administration office is open Monday to Friday during normal office hours to deal with any enquiries you may have.
Full details of our 2013 running days can be found on our timetable page.
The Railway's 2014 Calendar, produced in association with the Bristol Post newspaper, is now on sale. For a limited period the calendar is available online at a reduced price of just £3.99 plus £1.50 p&p. You can purchase your copy HERE
Forthcoming special events
Steam into Christmas with the Avon Valley Railway Ho-ho-ho! Come and see Santa on the Avon Valley Railway! Every child wants to see Father Christmas at Christmas time, but busy shops with long queues full of children waiting up to a couple of hours can quickly drain you of your Christmas cheer. ... more santa special information
Steam & Cuisine
NEW! Christmas Steam 'n' Cuisine Our Christmas Steam 'n' Cuisine dining train will be held on Saturday 23 November. For the Christmas Steam 'n' Cusine leaflet click here. Fare Information The cost of the Christmas Steam ‘n’ Cuisine dining service, which includes your three course meal, coffee and mints, train fare, seat reservation and VAT is: ... more steam & cuisine information
Driver Experience Courses
Was your childhood dream to drive a steam locomotive? Well, here's your chance! We run a series of half and full day courses giving you the chance of a lifetime to realise your dream - to drive and fire a steam locomotive. ... more driver experience courses information
Set within the classic detective genre, you are invited to join us for an evening of mystery and murder. The victim(s) and suspects will gather just before departure on the station platform for an exciting evening aboard the Avon Valley Express. ... more murder mystery information