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Colne Valley Railway

More than just a train ride

Our next major events are:


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Good News: Catering Facilities

Our new caterers have reopened our buffet car, offering a full range of Hot and Cold food, snacks and drinks. 

More detailed information and the menu/prices are on our Catering Page

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 Indoor Model Railway

  • Garden Model Railway

  • Ride on Miniature Railway*

  • Signalbox Visits

  • Woodland Walk Educational Trail

Click here for full details.

Note: * The Miniature Railway is only running a limited operation due to construction work. Whilst we now intend it to be open on every operating day (subject to weather), we make no apologies if it cannot operate on the day of your visit. Please also note that level access to the Miniature Railway is not currently available.


Our next operating days are:

Saturday 20th October 2018


Operating Day (Diesel)

Sunday 21st October 2018


Operating Day with Steam

Tuesday 23th October 2018


Halloween at Hedingham

Wednesday 24th October 2018


Steam with Colin

Thursday 25th October 2018


Halloween at Hedingham

Saturday 27th October 2018


Operating Day (Diesel)

Sunday 28th October 2018


Operating Day with Steam

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 29/09/18 PL