Experience history in motion at Derwent Valley Light Railway at York. This is York's Preserved Heritage Railway. Visit us to see our historic engines and rolling stock, visit our lovely station building, see photographs from the line's past, visit the old ticket office, purchase mementos and the DVLR book (Rails Aong The Derwent) in the DVLR shop, and of course, ride the train (as many times as you like on the day). Your ticket allows you to visit ALL the attractions at Murton Park, so you can visit the Yorkshire Museum of Farming's outdoor areas and the indoor galleries with their interactive exhibits. The reconstructed Viking Village is included too. Browse this website and that of Yorkshire Museum of Farming too, to find out all you can see and experience at these multifaceted joint attractions.
Now continue by having a broader look around Murton Park Station
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Murton Park Station Murton Park Station
1. Don’t miss 25th Anniversary special events: Sunday 27th & Monday 28 August. (Bank Holiday). Events include something very rare: A recently restored plate-layers’ pump-action trolley (see pictures before restoration) will be unveiled here, to be viewed by the public for the very first time since its restoration, on Sunday 27th Aug. at 13.00 hrs. The device is already arousing interest among enthusiasts. Others will remember these devices for the fun which used to be got out of them in farcical Western and Buster Keaton railway chases in some old films. Whatever your angle is, here is your chance to come along to see this one for real! Ours is under wraps until roll out. Meantime, click the button to see one at East Anglian Railway Museum. 3. About the recent 15th Annual Running Evening: 4. And if you are a member of DVLRS, this is a notice for All Members: The revised date for the 2017 DVLR AGM:  Saturday Sept. 9th at 14.00. Venue: The Function Room, Yorkshire Museum of Farming, Murton. Repeat 2016 high attendance?
Derwent Valley Light Railway ℅ Yorkshire Museum of Farming Murton Lane, Murton, York, YO19 5UF
Derwent Valley Light Railway Society  is a Charitable Incorporated Organisation. Registered number 116162
Derwent Valley Light Railway.     The Blackberry Line.
 Derwent Valley Light Railway (DVLR) "The Blackberry Line" has long been the affectionate colloquial name for this cherished rural railway, Derwent Valley Light Railway (DVLR). It's a  standard gauge railway which ran between Layerthorpe, York and Cliffe Common, Selby, with several lovely village stations, including Murton, along the way. …..Continued on the “A Look Around” page, accessible from the red “Murton Park Station” button near the bottom of this page.
Above: Passengers in observation coach, “Sylvia,” returning to Murton Park Station.
History in Motion
Sun. 27 August & Mon. 28 August, 25th Anniversary Celebrations of heritage DVLR.  Newly restored pump trolley unveiling here on Sun. 27 August at 13.00 hours.
25th Anniversary Celebrations this Weekend  
 DVLR
Notice Board
Derwent Valley Light Railway ℅ Yorkshire Museum of Farming Murton Lane, Murton, York,YO19 5UF
Visiting York in 2017? Sundays and Bank Holidays until 24th. September 2017, York’s Derwent Valley Light Railway (The Blackberry Line), is running  its Summer Schedule with enjoyment for everyone. Explore the lovely station. See our historic engines and rolling stock. Ride the train. Pore over the pictures from the railway’s past and imagine you were here in earlier times. Do add the Derwent Valley Light Railway experience to your must do list. Derwent Valley Light Railway (DVLR) "The Blackberry Line" has long been the affectionate colloquial name for this cherished rural railway, Derwent Valley Light Railway (DVLR). It's a  standard gauge railway which ran between Layerthorpe, York and Cliffe Common, Selby, with several lovely village stations, including Murton, along the way. ………..Continued on the “A look around“ page. Jotter ‘n’ Notice Board: 1. Don’t miss 25th Anniversary special events: Sunday 27th & Monday 28 August. (Bank Holiday). Events include something very rare: Sunday 27th & Monday 28 August. (Bank Holiday).  Events include something very rare: A recently restored plate-layers’ pump- action trolley (see pictures before restoration) will be unveiled here, to be viewed by the public for the very first time since its restoration, on Sunday 27th Aug. at 13.00 hrs. The device is already arousing interest among enthusiasts. Others will remember these devices for the fun which used to be got out of them in farcical Western and Buster Keaton railway chases in some old films. Whatever your angle is, here is your chance to come along to see this one for real! Ours is under wraps until roll out. Meantime, click the button to see one at East Anglian Railway Museum.   About the recent 15th Annual Running Evening. Notice For All Menbers: The revised date for the 2017 DVLR AGM.   Saturday Sept. 9th at 14.00. Venue: The Function Room, Yorkshire Museum of Farming, Murton. Repeat 2016 high attendance? Now continue by having a broader look around:  

DVLR heritage Railway
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