• Toy Sale Sunday 26th June 11am -3pm

    • Station Buffet: opening hours 9am – 5pm  7 days a week

    • Railway Children tickets now on sale – 0117 932 5538 – join us for open air theatre with a real steam engine!

    • Next Young Members’ Working Day – Saturday 2nd July

  • Welcome to The Avon Valley Railway

    Opened in 1869 by the Midland Railway as a through-route between Birmingham and the South Coast the line was later linked to the iconic Somerset & Dorset Railway. Closed under the Beeching Axe of the 1960's the Avon Valley Railway was preserved by an enthusiastic group of volunteers. Today, 40 years on, three miles of track has been re-laid, locomotives and carriages restored, and the sound of steam can once again be heard along the Avon Valley.

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    • Music Train

      Join us for a variety of music throughout the afternoon. Music and Art & Craft workshop. Music Trains depart during the afternoon Tuesday 31 Ma...

      26th May 2016
    • New booking system

      We're pleased to announce that our new online ticket booking system has gone live! The new system provide a simpler customer journey and enables in...

      11th May 2016
    • 1940s Exhibitors & Re-enactors information

      The 2016 application form for exhibitors, re-enactors, vehicle owners and history groups wishing to attend our 1940s Weekend on 24 & 25 September ...

      23rd March 2016
    • 'Pines Express' Two Course Dining Trains

      Join us for our Two Course Pines Express If you want a meal to remember, look no further than our Two Course Pines Express dining trains. Depart...

      15th December 2015
    • Fish 'n' Chips

      If you are looking for a relaxing evening out, look no further than the Avon Valley Railway's Fish 'n' Chips train. Our Fish 'n' Chips Evening Spec...

      15th December 2015
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