The Derwent & Wye Valley Railway Trust
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What are the DWVRT’s Charitable Aims?

“To obtain, restore, preserve and operate a representative collection of heritage railway buildings, structures, rolling stock and artefacts for use by, exhibition to and for the education of the public in the infrastructure, management and the operation of railways between Ambergate and Buxton in the County of Derbyshire.”


The Charity’s Priorities are

Darley Dale Station

We have already funded repairs to the down platform wall and temporary platform surfacing. We have also paid for the Midland railway lamp posts that have been erected on the down platform

and for the new Midland Railway style wooden fencing along the

rear of the platform.

The Trust has acquired the the original CI Footbridge. This will be restored and put back in its original position spanning the track at Darley Dale Station.


The trust also owns a railway coach that is planned to be restored to running order during 2014/2016. Funding for this project is in place.

Signal Box

The trust owns a former Midland Railway signal box that has been restored. It is now in place at Matlock Riverside. It will be in full working order in 2015 and completes the Matlock project opened in 2011, by our partner organisation, Peak Rail.

The Derwent and Wye Valley Railway Trust (Limited by Guarantee).  Registered Charity no. 1109543 Registered office Matlock Station Station Yard Matlock Derbyshire DE4 3NA Company registered in England and Wales no. 05285448

Click on this to watch the Oliver Cromwell

“Peak Forester”

arriving at Peak Rail`s

Rowsley South Station


on Youtube



The signal box now in place at Matlock Riverside

This picture take from Santa special train on Saturday 15th December 2012

Click this to watch “Tangmere”

Peak Forester Railtour

arriving at Peak Rail`s

Rowsley South Station


on youtube