Mixed Traffic Gala

Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th September
More details to be advised

                                        Adult     Senior    Family    Child
One Day Sat or Sun       £21.00    £18.00    £50.00   £10.00
Two Day  Sat & Sun       £30.00    £25.00    £75.00   £15.00


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Date: Saturday, September 9, 2017

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Date info: 9th & 10th September

Saturday 9th & 10th September 

Join the NVR in a celebration of Mixed Traction as we operate all operational locomotives over our gala weekend


Visiting locomotives

To be advised

Home Fleet Locomotives

34081 92 Squadron
Hudswell Clarke No 1800
Class 31 N0 31271
Class 14's
Railcar No 1212
 LMS Steam Crane



Double Headed services
Two Train service, Main train and Local stopper
Ride on the Brake Van (supplement payable).
Licensed Buffet Cars on all our trains with Real Ale
Turntable Café serving hot/cold food and refreshments from 8:30
Wansford Gift Shop and Second-Hand Bookshop open all weekend
Visit our Workshop viewing gallery

Fletton Branch Railcar Trips

Ride the Fletton Branch in our Railcar, take the opportunity to travel on this unique section of the Nene Valley Railway, 
Tickets are £5.00 if in possession of a gala ticket or £10 if not in a possession of a gala ticket. Tickets must be purchased from Orton Mere Station only.

Brake Van Rides

We are pleased to offer our  Brake Van rides at the Gala

Brake van rides will operate over the weekend with the following locomotives to be advised

Supplementary tickets are required to ride on the Brake Vans,
Due the design of the Brake van ticket holders must be over the age of 14, please note there is no wheelchair access to the Brake Vans

Transport Displays and Classic Bus Trips subject to confirmation

Ale on Rail 

We are pleased to announce, our real ale on board our Buffet Car

Trade Stands:

BBLS 34081 "92 Squadron"
NVR Small Locomotive Group
NVR Wagon Group
B&E Models
Sir Nigel Gresley
B17 Project
NVR Wagon Group
Norski Noo's Gallery

The Jolly Fisherman Fish and Chips "September Steam"

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Friday 8th September

Fish, Chips and Steam!  Enjoy a nostalgic evening of steam on board our train hauled by a Steam Locomotive with a good old-fashioned fish and chip supper, complemented by evening views of the picturesque Nene Valley.

Friday 8th September hauled by 34081 92 Squadron

Enjoy a drink from our on board bar while you have a good look at the locomotive
• Traditional Fish & Chip supper as our train makes its way through the Nene Valley.
• Guests will be seated at tables of four*
• The train will depart from Wansford Station at 19:00 returning at 21:30 approximately.
• Booking required to avoid disappointment.  Only £25.00 per person

  *(parties fewer than four may be seated with other guests). Please note children must be over 12 years of age.


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.