Derwent Valley Light Railway is one of the numerous attractions at Murton Park which include 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
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Last Day, Today, Sunday 23rd September. Don’t miss the biggest ever event here at Murton Park. The York Steam Rally.
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1. Ride the Train. Enjoy riding on the train. On scheduled service days, ride….  ….as many times as you like on the day.
with its lovely station, often been described as Why has Derwent Valley Light Railway York’s Hidden Gem? Come along to see.
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
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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:
    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.
Station building / the shop entrance
The great locomotives here include Rowntree’s No.3 (Ken Cooke), whose story has become famous in 2018, through radio and television. At the point of being scrapped, it was saved by Tony and Glynnis Frith to eventually become a focal point of media interest in 2018.  
Derwent Valley Light Railway is one of the numerous attractions at Murton Park which include also the Yorkshire Museum of Farming’s galleries, a Reconstructed Viking Village, a Roman Fort, animals and more. Great family fun. The friendly volunteer staff here at DVLR are looking forwards to welcoming you in 2018, our 26th year as a heritage line. Come along and see why the Derwent Valley Light Railway, with its lovely station has often been described as York’s Hidden Gem. Introduction. Part 1. At Derwent Valley Light Railway, a couple of things to start you on the right tracks: 1. Ride the Train. Enjoy riding on the train. On scheduled service days, ride as many times as you like on the day.   The mix of novel and traditional coaches: The wide-windowed observation/verandah coach is an attraction in itself and is unique to DVLR. The ends of the coach have verandahs, "Western" style  standing porches, such as where "old West" characters, from cowboys to Presidents would stand. Here you too can travel in the way of the Old US of A. In complete contrast, the maroon coach, pictured below is a treasured traditional Mk1 BR. coach (3805). Picture by  Trevor Humbey. The great locomotives here include Rowntree’s No.3 (Ken Cooke), whose story has become famous in 2018, through radio and television. At the point of being scrapped, it was saved by Tony and Glynnis Frith to eventually become a focal point of media interest in 2018.  2. The Derwent Valley Light Railway’s Driver for a Fiver Experience. 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. Continued. More.  Introduction Part 2.  >>>
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Derwent Valley Light Railway ℅ Murton Park, Murton Lane, Murton, York, YO19 5UF
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