Open Weekend

Join us for our Open Weekend, as we throw open our doors
17th & 18th June
  • Go behind the scenes and see how the NVR operates from day to day.
  • Steam hauled services

Deltic No 55 018 'Ballymoss' Driving Courses

Deltic Driving Courses

The Package

Deltic '55 022 'Royal Scots Grey', currently running as 55 018 'Ballymoss'

Our starter course consists of an introduction to the locomotive and instruction on the controls, lunch and membership of the NVR. It is run using the Deltic No 55018 without rolling stock. two participants attend each course and spend approximately one hour on the locomotive taking turns to drive (under supervision) and to ride in the cab.

Thomas Weekend

The Nene Valley Railway is home to a little blue engine named ‘Thomas’ by the Rev. W. Awdry author of the famous books about Thomas and Friends

Thomas Branch Line Weekend

10th & 11th June


Join us and celebrate our 40th Anniversary from 3rd to the 4th June 2017 

Please note there are no services on 2nd June

Old Station Building

To raise the funds to renovate the Grade 2 Listed station building, including fees, making secure and safe and returning to it's original condition.



General Funding

The NVR is always striving to improve its facilities and collections.