image for Railway Event item typeNene Valley Railway Open Day at Nene Valley Railway

Railway Family Event, Sat 23 - Sun 24 Mar 2019

Nene Valley Railway

Nene Valley Railway


Nene Valley Railway


Wansford Station,


Open Day + Volunteer Recruitment day

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

Go behind the scenes and see how the NVR operates from day to day.

Steam Services (ticket required)

Shuttle service from Wansford to Yarwell

Free admission to Wansford to include one complimentary return trip to Yarwell on the Railcar shuttle service

Shed tours see our locomotives close up and the restoration process

Signalbox tours

Complimentary admisson to Overton station and yard,

Trade stands and meet our volunteers

Wansford Café open and Buffet car services

Visit our shop and second handbook shop at Wansford

See Thomas in the yard (not in steam)

Free Car parking at Wansford and Orton Mere

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 and will commence every 30 mins (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.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePostboxPublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencing

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 23 - Sun 24 Mar 2019


Tickets from £16

£1 for dogs


See location of Nene Valley Railway on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TL 092979  Lat: 52.56832 Long: -0.38954

Public transport: From Peterborough station it is a 15 minute walk to Nene Valley Railway.

By Road:
Wansford station is located next to the A1 at Stibbington, 1 mile south of A47, near Peterborough.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Peterborough central station


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • PostboxPostbox
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing

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