The Notecards show eight scenes of GVLR locomotives and scenes
throughout the year, with two duplicates.
Notecards are available in packs of ten for £4.00 with envelopes
directly from the GVLR Running Shed or the MRT Butterley Station shop.
By post, send a cheque, payable to M. Rumsby for £4.00 plus £1.20 postage,
£5-20 to the GVLR Secretary (Martin Rumsby) at 32, Broughton Close,
Riddings, Alfreton DE55 4DQ. Mob 07922085471 for further information.
Driving Wheels fitted to O&K 7529
60hp Simplex 60S364 "Campbell's Brickworks No 1"
hauling a passenger train at Brands Sidings
20/28 Simplex 4w DM MR8667/41 "Tubby" on a rare outing,
hauling a short formation train, in the Country Park
Campbells hauling Ashover Coach No.4
WDLR Baldwin 4-6-0T No 778, hauling ALR Coach No.4
Photo by Ian Castledine
Changing life expired sleepers in the Country Park
The Golden Valley Light Railway is a 610 mm (24ins) narrow gauge
railway and normally operates on selected mid-week dates; all weekends
and Bank Holidays throughout the season from April to late October.
Trackwork in Brands North Sidings
The running line is almost a mile in length and operates as one of
a number of attractions at the
Midland Railway - Butterley
, Nr. Ripley,
Derbyshire. Steam and diesel hauled trains run through the Country Park and terminate at Newlands Inn Station, which overlooks the disused Cromford Canal