Tornado 2018

Tornado returns to the NVR 

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3rd May to 7th May 2018


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Category: Events in May

Tags: Tornado

Date: Thursday, May 3, 2018

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Date info: 3rd to 7th May 2018


5th to 7th May 

Celebrate “Tornado 10” at the NVR, as we celebrate the locomotives 10th Birthday 2008-2018. The iconic record breaking locomotive being the first locomotive to reach 100mph in 50 years in 2017, and is to feature on the big screen in Paddington 2. 


A1 No 60163 TORNADO

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Drive and Fire Class A1 No 60163 Tornado Driving Experience Courses

3rd & 4th May 2018 £395 per person Click here to more details

Take to the regulator and drive 60163 TORNADO. The course will be without rolling stock and consists of 1 hour tuition and 1 hour on the footplate. During the hour on the footplate, 2 participants will take it in turns to drive and or fire the locomotive for a total distance of 15 miles. Participants are also provided with drinks and a meal, given membership to the Nene Valley Railway and a few souvenirs to commemorate the day.

The Jolly Fisherman Fish Chips and Steam


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

Friday 4th May 2018

We are pleased to be able to offer guests staying at the Ferry Meadows Camp site  a special stop to board the Jolly Fisherman Fish and Chips service on Saturday 6th Janaury. Our service will stop at 19:15 and drop you back at Overton (for Ferry Meadows) station at 21:15. Bookings now open (when booking please state Overton collection

 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





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.