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.
VALENTINES EVENING Join us on Saturday 13th of February 2016 7-10pm for an elegant valentines dining evening in our static dining carriages 'Rose'....25th January 2016
24 & 25 August Join us for a unique performance of Chapterhouse Theatre's open air production of E Nesbit's classic The Railway Children... wit...19th January 2016
6 March Join us to commemorate 50 years to the day of the last passenger trains to run on the Avon Valley line. We'll be turning the clock back t...12th January 2016
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
Ever thougtht of becoming a volunteer? Its not just Steam engines, we have a wide range of jobs: Engine Driver (Steam & Diesel) Fireman C...26th October 2015