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Avon Valley Railway

Avon Valley Railway Avon Valley Railway


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Bitton, Bristol BS30 6HD

3 miles



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4ft 8½in



The Avon Valley Railway is more than just a train ride, offering a whole new experience for some or a nostalgic memory for others. It's a real treat for the whole family!

The centre of operations for the Avon Valley Railway is at Bitton, an original Midland Railway station painstakingly restored by volunteer members. Like many country stations of that era, Bitton had its own goods shed, which now acts as our loco shed and maintenance depot. However, Bitton's original size has meant that a lot of the necessary facilities have had to be squeezed into a small space, in a way that caters for modern visitors and yet still keeps the flavour of a local station in the heyday of steam.