The Midland Railway, Butterley is the home for all the things related to the Midland Railway. There is a standard Gauge line which has steam and diesel hauled passenger trains. The main site at Swanwick has a museum devoted to the Midland Railway as well as a large collection of steam and diesel locomotives. It is a day out for the whole family with model and miniature railways and a country park as well as a host of other attractions.
Entrance to the Midland Railway - Butterley at your starting point (Butterley Station), is free (although we would appreciate any donation you care to give).
The cost of train rides depends on the event being run and varies from £9.50 to £15.00 per adult (discounts are available for the over 60s) and from £4.95 to £7.50 per child (age 5 to 16). Family tickets (2 adults and 3 children) are available from £23.00 to £37.50 (except for Day out with Thomas Events).
Tickets are valid all day (except for Santa Specials). There is a supplement of £1.00 (adult) and 50p (child) for 1st Class travel (when available). For Day out with Thomas events a child is anyone in the 2 to 18 year old age range.