Foxfield Steam Railway

Foxfield Steam Railway
Caverswall Road Station
Blythe Bridge
Stoke-on-Trent
Staffordshire
ST11 9EA
England

Website

www.foxfieldrailway.co.uk

E-mail

enquiries@foxfieldrailway.co.uk

Telephone

01782 396210

Fax

01782 396210

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The Foxfield Light Railway is one of the UK’s earliest heritage railways. The line was built in the 1890’s and unlike many lines which follow valleys, the Foxfield Railway maintains a 5 ½ mile round journey which boldly crosses open moorland, hills and woodland. This results in spectacular sounds and sights as the locomotives climb the steepest gradients. Trains steam through scenic North Staffordshire to terminate in the remote woodland halt of Dilhorne Park, which offers fine unspoilt views across the open moorlands where very little modern life can be seen.

The station at Blythe Bridge emulates the classic branch line termini of 100 years ago. It does, however, have the most modern of facilities and is fully accessible. The buffet, with its selection of traditional food, is complimented by our award winning “real ale” bar serving a selection of locally brewed ales and souvenir shop.

The railway is staffed by volunteers and trains operate every Sunday and Bank Holidays from Easter until Christmas. We will also be running summer mid week steam train on Wednesdays from 22nd July to 26th August. Special trains for groups can be arranged for other times and the railway is available to hire for corporate events.

Venue Type:

Transport heritage site

Collection details

Land Transport

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