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Half Term Family Fun At The Midland Railway-Butterley – Train Rides And Creative Crafts!

15th February 2020 to 23rd February 2020
(11am to 3.30pm each day between 15th and 23rd Febr)

Join us at the Midland Railway-Butterley this February half term for train rides and creative crafts! At the West Shed Museum you can make a 'junk model' train, have a go at some Chinese New Year themed craft activities, play with train sets, sit on a miniature engine to pretend to be a train driver, watch films in the mini-cinema and look around historic steam locomotives and carriages.

Elsewhere at the Midland Railway trains will be running daily between Saturday 15th and Sunday 23rd February (excluding Monday & Tuesday). Craft activities are available at the West Shed Saturday 15th to Sunday 23rd February (excluding Monday & Tuesday). Free admission to the West Shed and craft activities (donations welcome!). Please note: children must be accompanied by an adult. A fare is payable to travel by train from Butterley Station " for details see:

The West Shed is located on the Swanwick Junction museum complex of the Midland Railway-Butterley. Normal access to the site is via a heritage train ride from Butterley Station (fare payable), alighting at Swanwick Station to walk up to the West Shed (approx. 430 metres walk including some uneven ground). Access to Swanwick Junction is also possible via a walking route from Butterley Station. Please note: this is half a mile over uneven ground and unfortunately not suitable for visitors with limited mobility, wheelchairs or pushchairs.

Contact: Kate Watts
Tel: 01773 743986
Organiser: Midland Railway-Butterley, Ripley

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