Derwent Valley Light Railway

Videos on YouTube.

Steam Train. 1979

Vintage Video treasure of a 1979 trip from Layerthorpe to Dunnington. YouTube by coltoncat44. The line was by then struggling financially having been profitable in many of the years since its opening in 1913. (Name changed 23 March 1973. The word"Light" had been dropped.)

The accompanying picture, coutesy of York Press, is of the opening ceremony in 1913. A larger version of the picture is on the page "Historic Times on DVLR."

Videos by FlashFrameProduction.

DVLR A Steam Day.

Published on 30 Sep 2014.

Published on 23 Aug 2014. Derwent Valley Light Railway - Murton Park Station from the air. Some test shots for scenes which were later filmed on a steam day.

Joem on DVLR in July 2013.

A YouTube video by lovesteamok.

A picture of Joem, taken in August 1979, by Jonathan D. Stockwell at Dunnington Station.A larger picture can be seen at foot of the "Not Light" page.


The small and the large on the DVLR contrasted in video.


DVLR's Wickham Trolley at the DVLRS Running Evening on 17th July 2015. The Wickham Trolly is seen heading for the Murton Park Station to show the attendees at the Running Evening. A YouTube video by Ken Lees.



Class 14, D9523, April 2011. It was the then latest arrival at DVLR. YouTube video by meee1969.

DVLR Santa Specials 2015.

A YouTube video by

Stuart Stockwell Photography.

Photographs by courtesy of

Stuart Stockwell Photography.

DVLR Santa Specials 2010. A YouTube video by nikonmachine.

The Derwent Valley Light Railway managed to run the Santa Specials throughout December 2010 with the extra heavy snow and record low temperatures of around minus 12.

Running Evening on 22nd July 2016.


A YouTube video by Rod Ayres. A most enjoyable evening with lovely weather. See more about the Running Evening in Stories and Pictures/Some Reports from 2016.


If anyone has video footage of DVLR for consideration to be added here, we would be pleased to hear from you.

Please submit a YouTube URL. (YouTube only please.) We will not link if YouTube has noted any copyrighted content.

Clearly, no guarantee can be given that any particular submission will be included here.

Derwent Valley Light Railway,

c/o Yorkshire Museum of Farming,

Murton Lane, Murton, York, YO19 5UF.

Derwent Valley Light Railway Society is a Charitable Incorporated Organisation.

Registered number 116162