• Address: Butterley Station, Ripley Derbyshire, DE5 3QZ
  • Contact number: 01773 570140
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  • Prices: Admission to the site is free, you just pay for your train fares. Prices vary dependant on events. Adults £10.00 - £15.50. Child (aged 5 - 16) £5.00 - £7.75. Family Ticket (2 adults and 3 children) £25.00 - £38.75.
  • Opening hours: Opening times are normally 9.30am - 4.30pm but are extended for some special events. We recommend arriving after 10am when the first train is 11am.

About this attraction

The Midland Railway was one of the most pre-eminent railway companies of its time.  The Midland Railway - Butterley has a unique collection of railway locomotives and rolling stock and both the Princess Margaret Rose and the Duchess of Sutherland are at the Centre. 

Trains run regularly on the seven miles of preserved track including steam, diesel and electric locomotives set within a 57- acre museum site. There are lots of things to see here including narrow gauge railways, the stationary power gallery and the Country Park.

Special events throughout the year.  Tel: (01773) 747674 for further details.

Tickets are valid all day (except for Santa Specials).  Prices vary dependant on event.

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