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Nene Valley Railway


Wansford Station
Old Great North Road

Tel: 01780 784444

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Nene Valley Railway

2014 Winner of the Trip Advisor Award for Excellence

Running every weekend with some midweek services (see our Timetable on www.nvr.org.uk) we are a full sized steam railway based near Peterborough close to the boundaries of Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Rutland and Cambridgeshire.  The railway's proximity to the A1 and A47 means it is within easy reach of the Midlands and beyond. We run a regular steam train service but the railway enthusiast with a penchant for Diesel is not forgotten as we hold a couple of huge diesel Galas per year.

Nene Valley Railway is a heritage railway that offers a family day out but is no mere manufactured visitor attraction as the preserved railway uses part of the original London and North Western line from Northamptonshire into the Cathedral city of Peterborough, encompassing the stations of Yarwell, Wansford, Ferry Meadows (Nene Park) and Orton Mere.
A rover ticket allows visitors to hop on and off at will and visit the other attractions such as the Nene Park and the Railworld facility where NVR ticket holders will receive a discount.

Annual highlight of the season for many people are the Santa Special trips held between the Last weekend of November and Christmas eve where those who join us will enjoy presents, festive fayre and a trip on a steam train.

New for this season is our viewing gallery where visitors can see what’s going on in the Locomotive restoration shed.

Opening Times

Opening times (1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)


Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£14.50 per ticket
Child£7.00 per ticket
Senior£11.50 per ticket

Family tickets available - 2 adults and up to 3 children £36.00

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