About Peak Rail

 

WELCOME TO PEAK RAIL 

 

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Peak Rail welcomes you in 2015 to journey back to a bygone age and experience the thrill of steam and diesel on our preserved railway, operating between Rowsley South and Matlock Platform 2 for a distance of 4 miles and open to the public throughout the year.

THIS WEEKS TRAIN SERVICES

Wednesday 27th May 2015 – KIDS GO FREE

All children up to the age of 15 years are eligible to FREE travel on the above date when accompanied by a full paying adult or senior citizens. (This offer applies to all day rover tickets only and is not available to groups).

Normal timetable and adult/senior fares will apply for this event. Steam & Diesel-hauled trains are running between Rowsley South and Matlock Platform 2 on all the above days. The locomotives in use will be Hunslet ‘Austerity’ 0-6-0 saddle tank No. 3883 Lord Phil and Class 31 Diesel No 31270. Please contact 01629 580381 for further information.

Saturday 30th & Sunday 31st May 2015

Steam & Diesel-hauled trains are running between Rowsley South and Matlock Platform 2 on all the above days. The locomotives in use will be Hunslet ‘Austerity’ 0-6-0 saddle tank No. 3883 Lord Phil and Class 31 Diesel No 31270. Normal timetable and fares will apply for these days. Please contact 01629 580381 for further information.

Tuesday 2nd & Wednesday 3rd June 2015

Steam & Diesel-hauled trains are running between Rowsley South and Matlock Platform 2 on all the above days. The locomotives in use will be Hunslet ‘Austerity’ 0-6-0 saddle tank No. 3883 Lord Phil and Class 31 Diesel No 31270. Normal timetable and fares will apply for these days. Please contact 01629 580381 for further information.

HAVE YOU VOTED YET ? AVIVA COMMUNITY FUND- DARLEY DALE MUSEUM

The Derwent & Wye Valley Railway Trust has applied to the Aviva Community Fund for a £1000 grant to redecorate and refresh the museum at Darley Dale station. There are TWO WEEKS left to register your support and we already have over 750 votes but we still need YOUR HELP if you haven’t already voted! There is stiff competition, and to have a chance of being awarded the £1000 WE NEED YOUR VOTES.

Please help by going to the Aviva Community Fund website @ www.aviva.co.uk/community-fund. You will be asked to complete a short registration before you cast your vote, then search for “Darley Dale”, or try “The Derwent and Wye Valley Railway Trust”. You can cast up to 10 votes for the project. Public voting is open until 30th May 2015, so we need to gather as many votes as possible in this period. If you haven’t already done so please encourage friends and family members to vote for the proposal. Many thanks for your support, and A BIG ‘THANK YOU’ to everyone who has voted already!

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