A happy New Year from the members of the Moseley Railway Trust. The Apedale Valley Light Railway will open for the 2018 season on Easter Saturday, March 31. We will then be open every Saturday and Bank Holiday Monday until November 27. Additionally, we operate Sundays of Bank Holidays weekends, the Sunday of the second complete weekend of each month and every Sunday during May, June, July, August and up to 2nd September.
Steam traction operates on Bank Holiday weekends, the second complete weekend of each month and at most event days.
Events during the year are:-
31 March to 2 April – Easter Egg Hunt
5, 6 and 7 May – Teddy Bears Outing
9 and 10 June – Princesses & Superheroes weekend
13, 14 & 15 July – Tracks to the Trenches III
11 and 12 August – Teddy Bears Outing
26 August – Classic Cars and Steam Trains day
6 and 7 October – Diesel Delights
27 and 28 October – Halloween Specials
10 & 11 November – World War One Armistice Centenary
15, 16, 22 and 23 December – Santa Specials
29 December – Mince Pie Specials.
In general, the first train is at 1130, the last is at 4pm. On some special events, we start earlier.
The major event at Apedale in 2018 is the third of the Tracks to the Trenches events, and we expect to start announcing visiting attractions and further details for this event shortly.