Rowsley South Station


Our northern terminus complete with steam engine/restoration shed and a 60 ft working turntable is situated within a 28 acre site and is the main base of all Peak Rail’s operating activities.

RowsleySth3largeresThe station facilities include a buffet serving mouth watering bacon butties and tempting homemade cakes, whilst the shop strives to serve both visitors and railway enthusiasts alike with a vast range of both railway orientated merchandise and souvenir gifts.

Other attractions for you to explore during your visit include the Derbyshire Dales Narrow Gauge Railway.

Adjacent to this you will find the Peak Rail picnic area which makes and ideal setting for you and your family to enjoy the tranquility whilst you enjoy a picnic in the quiet surroundings or maybe indulge yourself in an ice cream or treat yourself to a refreshing cup of tea from our hugely popular Break Van which is open on limited days from April to September.

Various other groups have made this site their home and these consist of the Heritage Shunter’s Trust, a group dedicated in preserving and restoring a large collection of ex-British Rail diesel shunters, the LMS Carriage Association who are aiming to restore and operate LMS coaches to allow visitors to experience travel in this era and the Renown Repulse Restoration Group , a band of volunteers who are working to restore former BR class 50 locomotives 50029 “Renown” and 50030 “Repulse” to full working order.