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Colne Valley Railway

Our next major events are:

Our Santa Special trains operate on the dates shown and depart at 11:00*, 11:45, 12:30, 14:00, 14:45 & 15:30.

(* 11:00 does not operate on all dates)

In addition, our Twilight Santa Special departs at 16:30 on Saturday16th only. See our Christmas lights in all their glory.

Book online or by phone for Royal class


Book online now using the buy your tickets logo (top left)

We are a unique railway with a short running line but we do have many activities for families, including:

  • Full-size demonstration train ride

  • Interactive Model Railway

  • Ride on Miniature Railway*

  • Signalbox Visits

Click here for full details.

Note: * Miniature Railway currently closed for rebuilding.

Our next operating days are:

Saturday 9th December - Santa Special

Sunday 10th December - Santa Special

Saturday 16th December - Santa Special

Sunday 17th December - Santa Special

Wednesday 20th December - Santa Special

 You can help us in the following ways:

by joining Unity Lottery and selecting Colne Valley Railway as your charity

Our office is usually open Mondays to Fridays 09:30 to 16:00. We can take bookings for Driver Experience courses, Wedding Receptions, Private hire of the Railway, Group Visits and Pullman Dining Trains.

Please call 01787- 461174 to discuss your requirements.

If you wish to make any purchases from our shop on a non-operational day, this can be arranged by calling the office in advance.

Large Free Car Park


Note: For your convenience, for all our operating days and special events tickets may be booked in advance or bought on the day. Our on-line booking system closes three days before each event and may report event full, but tickets will still be available on the day until 3.00pm (last entry time).

Updated 08/10/17 PL