Address: Butterley Station, Ripley, Derbyshire, DE5 3QZ
Landline: 01773 3...
Midland Railway Attraction in Ripley, Derbyshire
At The Midland Railway, Butterley, there's plenty to see and do for all the family, including a picturesque train ride across Butterley and into the beautiful Derbyshire countryside.
Operating between Butterley and the impressive Swanwick Junction Station, our restored railway line will transport you back to the Age of Steam, making for a fun day out.
Departing from Butterley Station you head under the bridge and past the former goods yard. Look out of the window and you'll see Swanwick Junction for the first time, but don't get off yet!
Heading out to the Golden Valley gorgeous views include:
- Canal side cottages
- Beautiful stone arches
Your train then enters the terminus loop at Riddings Junction set high above the River Erewash, before heading back on its return journey.
Railways Museum Swanwick
Alight at Swanwick and step into our museum complex, offering you a look back in time. The largest building in the complex, the museum boasts a unique collection of locomotives.
With rolling stock covering steam, diesel and electric power from the 1860s to the present day, the museum has something for everyone, whether you're an enthusiast or just want to know more.
Get in touch
So for a fantastic day out for all the family get in touch with The Midland Railway today on 01773 303642, or visit our website for more information about our attractions and events.