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  • 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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    • JOB VACANCY

      JOB VACANCY PERMANENT WAY SUPERVISOR 2 days or 20 hours a week • £23.5k FTE • Initially Fixed Term 2 years (Will involve weekday and wee...

      22nd January 2020
    • 2020 Half Term Trains

      Saturday 15th to Sunday 23rd February  Brighten up your Winter half term With a trip on one of our heritage diesel multiple unit loco Departures...

      23rd August 2018
    • Mother's Days Express

      Treat your Mother to something different! Mothers Day Sunday 22nd March 2020     Join the Avon Valley Railway on this special day and ...

      21st December 2019
    • Chocolate Sundae Tea

      Bank Holiday Chocolate Sundae Tea  Have chocolate treat on Easter Sunday Enjoy a Chocolate Sundae followed by Chocolate Cake service with Hot Ch...

      20th February 2020
    • Join our team!

      We're always on the lookout for more people to join our team of volunteers. At the moment we're specifically looking for people to help us on our t...

      04th November 2016
    • DATA PROTECTION

      Data Protection To process our online bookings we use a third-party ticketing provider called QuayTickets which is the trading name of The Lowry Ce...

      24th May 2018
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