Steam trains are back on the Churnet Valley heritage railway

THE Churnet Valley Railway is getting up steam against after being shut for almost five months by the Covid-19 lockdown imposed by Government.

The popular Staffordshire Moorlands tourist attraction s reopened to visitors at the weekend with a revised timetable

The railway is now offering twice-daily passenger services every Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday from its Froghall station until November 1.

Advance bookings for the 21-mile return journey must be made online due to travel restrictions.

CVR managing director, Gregory Wilson, said: “The pandemic has severely affected the railway so we are now looking for support from the public, by inviting our valued customers back and by buying a ticket and travelling on our trains it will help to secure the future of the railway.”

Tickets for day trips cost:

Adults: £16.20

Children (aged four to 15): £10.80

Children under four: Free

Senior citizens (60 and over): £14.40

Family ticket for four: £46.80

Guide dogs are permitted

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