The Nene Valley Railway

A superb day out for all the family from 5s to 95s! Step back in time as you climb aboard our heritage steam or diesel trains.

What's on today - Thu 16th Aug 2018

 Santa Steam Tickets now on sale 

Free Prize Draw to win tickets to ride behind the Flying Scotsman

For your chance to win tickets to ride behind this iconic locomotive - present your Rover Ticket at the Booking Office at Wansford and ask for your name to be entered in to the free prize draw.

First Prize is for 4 tickets and Second Prize for 2 Tickets - the winners will receive tickets for a trip on Monday 1st October.

Step back in time as you climb aboard a heritage steam or diesel train.  Relax in our restored wooden panelled coaches or compartments and be taken back to the heyday of the golden age of steam.

Our line travels through our tunnel, built in 1845, to our country station at Yarwell on the Northamptonshire border. Use the train as a base to explore our stations at Wansford, Overton (For Ferry Meadows) with its country park, Orton Mere and its riverside walks and lakes, and our station in Peterborough where you can take time to explore the Cathedral, resting place of Katherine of Aragon and former resting place of Mary Queen of Scots, which dates back to 654 AD

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Where Can I board the train? Your journey can start and end at any of our stations - most people choose to begin their day at our Wansford Station at...


  Nene Valley Railway offers a variety of catering and refreshment options for all of our visitors. Turntable Café at Wansford Station. ...

About Us

Nene Valley Railway is the UK’s leading international steam attraction, based at Wansford Station, and covering the stations of Overton (for Fer...