Open Weekend

Join us for our Open Weekend, as we throw open our doors

17th & 18th June

Fares for Steam service


Adult £16.00                    

Senior £13.00                  

Child £8.00                      

Family £40.00                  

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Category: Events in June

Date: Saturday, June 17, 2017

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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
  • Shuttle service from Wansford to Yarwell
  • Free admission to Wansford to include one complimentary return trip to Yarwell on the shuttle service
  • Shed tours see our locomotives close up and the restoration process
  • Signalbox tours
  • Complimentary admisson to Ferry Meadows station and yard, including rides on the Garden railway, Pump Trolley rides and visit the Travelling Post office coaches
  • Trade stands and meet our volunteers
  • Wansford Café open and Buffet car services
  • Visit our shop and second handbook shop at Wansford

Free Car parking at Wansford, Orton Mere and Peterborough Nene Valley Railway Stations

Tours of Locomotive sheds

Take a Peek Behind the Scenes Shed Tours: Guided Tours are available of the NVR Locomotive Sheds at Wansford and these will commence from the outside the Station Masters Office on Platform 2. These will take about one hour and are limited to 12 persons. Tours start at , 11.00 ,1230, 1400 and 1500 (A walking route will be followed although the Loco yard will be out of bounds). There is no charge but donations would be most welcome.


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.