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Join us for our Open Weekend, as we throw open our doors 23rd & 24th March 2019

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Join us for our Open Weekend, as we throw open our doors

23rd & 24th March 2019

Click here for our Green timetable

 Go behind the scenes and see how the NVR operates from day to day.

Nene Valley Railway Open Weekend – What’s on?

Included with your FREE ENTRY:

One free Railcar trip from Wansford to Yarwell return (Obtain ticket from booking office)

Track Department Demonstrations with TASC machine. Platform 5 by the café.

Pump Trolley in the Yard – Have a go! (Saturday only)

Barnwell Waiting Room – Meet all of Our Teams    09.30am – 15.30pm (Platform 2)

Education Centre – Electronic Display of our artefacts (Saturday only from Midday – 4pm).

Meet the Footplate Crew between service trains

Visit our Newly Refurbished Station Masters Office

For a little extra:

Thomas Brake Van ride from Platform 2,

£5 adult/senior, £3 children (Or free for full rover ticket holders)

 Regular steam service, green timetable,

Rover Tickets: Adult £16, Senior £13, Children £8, Family ticket £40

Steam Services  (ticket required)

Shuttle service from Wansford to Yarwell 

Free admission to Wansford to include one complimentary return trip to Yarwell on the Railcar shuttle service

Shed tours see our locomotives close up and the restoration process

Complimentary admisson to Overton station and yard, 

Trade stands and meet our volunteers

Wansford Café open and Buffet car services

Visit our shop and second handbook shop at Wansford

Free Car parking at Wansford and Orton Mere

Tours of Locomotive sheds

Take a Peek Behind the Scenes Shed Tours: Guided Tours are available of the NVR Locomotive Sheds at Wansford and these will commence from the outside the Station Masters Office on Platform 2. These will take about one hour and are limited to 12 persons and will commence every 30 mins (A walking route will be followed although the Loco yard will be out of bounds). There is no charge but donations would be most welcome.



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