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Where Can I board the train?

Your journey can start and end at any of our stations - most people choose to begin their day at our Wansford Station at Stibbington or at Peterborough Station adjacent to Railword - however, you can also join the train at any of our other stations; Orton Mere, Overton (For Ferry Meadows) or Yarwell. Tickets can be pre-purchased from the web site or purchased on the day at our stations or from one of our TTI's (Travelling Ticket Inspectors). (Please note that some Special Events may require pre-purchased tickets only).

How to find our Stations

Disabled Facilities: Full access is provided to most locations for disabled persons and most trains have a specially adapted carriage. Disabled toilet facilities are available at Wansford. It helps if we know that you are coming

What trains will be running?

Whilst every effort will made to ensure that the advised motive power is available, the Nene Valley Railway reserve the right to change this when operational circumstances require. This may see Heritage Diesel Locomotives in service.

Check out our locomotive roster for up to date information;

 Locomotive Rosters

Booking Tickets

Check our calender for timetables and tickets - all tickets are Rover Tickets (unless otherwise specified) - allowing you to spend the day exploring our railway. Unless specified - on the day tickets may be purchased but please check our calendar for updates and Special Events.

Calendar and Tickets

Local Attractions:

Ferry Meadows Country Park from our Overton Station.

Extend your day by alighting at our station Overton for Ferry Meadows - where a short walk will take you in to Ferry Meadows - enjoy a walk around the park or take a boat ride on The Captains Folly. 

Orton Mere for Thorpe Meadows

After alighting the train at our Orton Mere Station make your way over the foot bridge crossing Orton Lock where you can find many walks and cycle pathways - turn left and take a leisurly walk along a tree lined avenue into Ferry Meadows, or turn left and make your way to Thorpe Meadows where you can find a Sculpture Walk near to the Rowing Lake. We recommend bringing a picnic - or purchase light refreshments from our Station before enjoying this scenic area.

Sculpture Walk


Arriving at our Peterborough Station you will find Railword and Wildlife Haven. Railworld has a large collection of retired locomotives to explore, cross their bridge across the river into the Wildhaven where you can find many types of wildlife. Railword also hosts a large interactive model railway for children and adults of all ages to enjoy.


Peterborough Cathedral

Peterborough Cathedral is a short walk from our station - the cathedrals history dates as far back as the Roman Period and is the final resting place of Katherine of Aragon - first wife of  Henry VIII.

Peterborough Cathedral