50th Anniversary Weekend at the Avon Valley Railway


Avon Valley Railway, Bitton Station,, Bath Road, Bitton, Bristol, BS30 6HD

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Afternoon Tea on a steam locomotive at the Avon Valley Railway


Thursday 4th April 2024 marks 50 years since the first train in preservation at Bitton. To celebrate, Avon Valley Railway are hosting a four-day event with lots happening around the railway including:

- 2 train service each day

- re-creation of the first train

- behind the scenes tours of the railway yard

- talks on the history of the railway

- displays and stalls

- anniversary dining trains offering a 1970s inspired menu


Full line trains depart Bitton at 1100, 1215, 1340, 1455 and 1610
Special ‘Oldland Shuttle’ trains depart Bitton at 1015*, 1130*, 1245, 1410 and 1525
* – Not Thursday 4th April.

Adults: £10
Concessions: £9
Children (5-14): £7
Access to the displays only is £5 although these tickets are limited


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