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Welcome to the Avon Valley Railway’s virtual home. On this website you can find lots of information, including our timetable and operating calendar, details of our special events, information for group organisers, what you can see and do when you visit and how to find us. If you can’t find what you are looking for, please contact our team, who are happy to assist.

Looking for that extra special gift? Why not buy a gift voucher or book them on to any one of our events. We have the exhilarating Driver Experience Courses, the leisurely Steam ‘n’ Cuisine or Bistro dining trains or the mind-boggling Murder Mystery. We also produce gift vouchers for use in the gift shop, buffet or against standard travel, contact us for more information.  

The station site and Buffet remains open during our non-operating days, serving delicious meals and light snacks from 9am until 4pm.

For booking enquiries and visitor information, our station office is open Monday to Friday during normal office hours.



Saturday 14th February 2015 

Why not treat your beloved to a romantic evening in our first class static coach



Hearts Desire: - Tomato & Basil Soup with Roll & Butter

Cupids Arrows: - Asparagus tips rolled in ham & with hollandaise sauce

Passionate Kisses: - Beetroot, red apple and watercress salad served with goat’s cheese

Main Courses

Passion about pork: - Pork Tenderloin with apple crisps

Smooth Lovers: - Chicken breast rolled with bacon and cheese sauce

Waves of Passion: - Salmon steak with crunchy lemon crumb

Wild with Desire: - Wild mushroom risotto

Served with New Potatoes and Seasonal Vegetables


Lemon Dream Delight: - Lemon mousse with shortbread biscuits

Heavenly Dream Heart: - Chocolate heart with clotted cream

Clouds of Love: - Trio of Ice cream with fresh fruits

Followed by

Trio of Kisses: - Tea and coffee served with mints



Why not bring along the family and enjoy a trip on our Heritage Diesel Railcar.

Dates: 14th - 22nd Feburary 2015

Train times are on the hour from 11:00 - 16:00

The Booking Office opens at 10.30am

(All subject to change)


NEW IN and now available from our gift Shop

Semaphore 117

Avon Valley Railway 2015 Calendars £5.00

Our Gift Shop is open every weekend, all date’s trains are running and on non-running days we are now open every Wednesday 10am-3pm up until Christmas Eve







The Music Train offers a train ride and live music both on the train and in the buffet afterwards. For details of when our music train is running, please click here for full details.


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! Read on for more details of our upcoming events...

Timetabled days

14th Feb 15 Diesel, Timetable B
15th Feb 15 Diesel, Timetable B
16th Feb 15 Diesel, Timetable B
17th Feb 15 Diesel, Timetable B
18th Feb 15 Diesel, Timetable B
18th Feb 15 Diesel, Timetable B
19th Feb 15 Diesel, Timetable B

Forthcoming special events

Santa Special

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

A First Class Sunday Dining Experience ... 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

Murder Mystery

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

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