Ecclesbourne Valley Railway

Take in panoramic valley views

The Ecclesbourne Valley Railway is nestled amidst the beautiful Derbyshire countryside, step aboard a meticulously preserved carriage and engage with knowledgeable staff who share tales of the railway's rich heritage.

Throughout the year, the railway plays host to an array of events. From themed excursions to seasonal festivities, there's always something special happening aboard the rails.

Friendly service and steep inclines

Recognised as a Heritage Diesel Railcard Centre of Excellent by the Department for Transport, The Ecclesbourne Valley Railway serves up striking views of the valley, along with welcoming customer service and luxury afternoon teas (be sure to book the latter in advance).

Steam trains will also take you up the 1 in 27 incline to Ravenstor, where you can stop off to explore local attractions.

Travel on the Ecclesbourne Valley Railway

Hop on and off the Ecclesbourne Valley Railway all day with a Day Rover ticket, or get unlimited travel for a year with an Annual Pass. Check out the special events, gourmet journeys and unforgettable driver experiences too. Adult tickets start at £17.00 for the day.

Getting there

Travel with EMR to Duffield for the Ecclesbourne Valley Railway. We run regular regional services to Duffield from Matlock, Derby, Nottingham and beyond.

Save time with a combined ticket all the way through to Wirksworth. Our through-fares include your train journey to Duffield and day out on the Ecclesbourne Valley Railway.

Buy combined tickets from the ticket office at any EMR station. You can buy tickets to Duffield online or at the station.

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