Peak Rail 21 Feb 2024 - 04 Nov 2024

Whether it’s simply a nostalgic journey back to a bygone age or a discovery of the sights and sounds for very first time of a steam or diesel locomotive Peak Rail welcomes you to experience the thrill of our preserved railway whilst travelling through the delightful Derbyshire countryside.

As well as our normal train journeys, there is something for everyone to enjoy, luxury dining is available on our Palatine Restaurant Car which offers Afternoon Teas and operates on various days during the year.

A whole host of various special events take place throughout the year perfect for all the family or enthusiast.

Even better, our Trans Peak operates Monday to Sunday from Derby and Buxton and serves Peak Rail If you keep hold of your bus ticket, you can save 10% discount on Peak Rail Day tickets (offer expires on 3rd November 2024 and excludes special events and experiences). 

Upcoming Events:

Special Mother's Day Afternoon Tea 

Special Afternoon teas are now being offered for Mothering Sunday 10th March. Treat mum to a lovely afternoon tea on our vintage carriages steam hauled through the Derwent valley 


Easter Treasure Hunt

From Good Friday, March 29th to April 10th (Excluding Sunday 7th April) our popular Easter Treasure Hunt will be returning to Peak Rail


Easter Special Afternoon Tea

Special Afternoon teas are now being offered for Easter Sunday March 31st, treat yourself to a lovely afternoon tea on our vintage carriages steam hauled through the Derwent valley


Peter Rabbit will be visiting Peak Rail 

On Sunday April 7th, Fox & Edwards Events will be joined by Peter Rabbit™ on the Peak Rail line, bringing lots of fun and excitement. There will be steam train trips, the chance to see Peter Rabbit at intervals, and more


For any other upcoming events, please check here

We hope to greet you as a visitor during 2024 – you are assured a friendly Derbyshire welcome.



Getting there

You can get to this event by using one of our following bus services

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Derby - Matlock (through to Buxton on TP3) via Duffield, Belper and Ambergate
Limited Stop between Derby and Milford, Strutt Arms

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Buxton - Matlock (through to Derby on TP2) via Bakewell, Ashford-in-the-Water, Taddington and Harpur Hill