Derwent Valley Light Railway is one of the numerous attractions at Murton Parkwhich includes Yorkshire Museum of Farming’s galleries, a Reconstructed Viking Village, a Roman Fort, animals and more. Great family fun.
Derwent Valley Light Railway -- The Blackberry Line
History in Motion at Murton - Visit DVLR, Historic York’s Heritage Railway
(While every attempt is made to adhere to the timetable, any departure may be subject to change at short notice).
1. Ride the Train.Enjoy riding on the train. On scheduled service days, ride…. ….as many times as you like on the day.
Time you gave us a visit? So what does this gem, Derwent Valley Light Railway have to offer you? Here are a couple of things to start you on the right tracks:
New in 2018, Driver for a Fiver.Drive a diesel locomotive for just £5. See Below. Introduction. Part 1, with a message from the staff here at Derwent Valley Light Railway:
Derwent Valley Light Railway℅ Murton Park, Murton Lane,Murton, York, YO19 5UF
Derwent Valley Light Railway Society is a Charitable Incorporated Organisation.Registered number 1161623
Introduction Continues: Turn to Part 2. >
In complete contrast to Sylvia, the maroon coach is a treasured traditional Mk1 BR. coach (3805). Picture by Trevor Humbey.
Observation Coach“Sylvia”The wide-windowed observation/verandah coach, Sylvia, is an attraction in itself and is unique to DVLR.The coach ends have verandahs, "Western" style standing porches,such as where "old West" characters, from cowboys to Presidents would stand. You too can travel in the way of the Old US of A. vs.Traditional Mk1 British Rail coach
The mix of novel and traditional coaches and locomotives:
New.Driver for a Fiver.…….….Drive a diesel locomotive for just £5.
2. The Derwent Valley Light Railway’s Driver for a Fiver Experience.
Yes. It’s a fact. For just five pounds, you really can drive, under supervision, a DVLR standard gauge diesel locomotive.
On completion, you will receive a signed Certificate of Participation.