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.
We are currently looking for several new volunteer Directors to join the board of our trading subsidiary the Avon Valley Railway Company Ltd. These p...17th May 2021
AVON VALLEY RAILWAY TO RECEIVE £97,400 FROM SECOND ROUND OF THE GOVERNMENT’S CULTURE RECOVERY FUND The Avon Valley Railway in Bitton, South Glou...02nd April 2021
Joint statement from the Avon Valley Railway Heritage Trust and Somerset & Dorset Railway Trust We are delighted to announce that we have come, in ...01st April 2021
We have successfully applied for the 'Good to Go' mark from Visit England in recognition of our efforts to make the railway Covid-secure. You'll see ...23rd July 2020
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 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