Dean Forest Railway

Recapture the sight, sound and smell of steam in the Royal Forest of Dean on the Friendly Forest Line

So much to see for all the family!

Dean Forest Railway

Start your visit at Norchard Station and Railway Centre

Dean Forest Railway

  • Unlimited rides on trains
  • Souvenir Shop
    including a wide range of Thomas products, models, books and videos of railway interest, etc. Open late March to Christmas & winter weekends - site open all year for viewing
  • Railway Museum
    chock full of interesting relics, many from Gloucestershire.
  • Cafeteria
    air-conditioned classic coaches at platform serving light meals nad hot & cold drinks on steam days.
  • Large free coach & car park
  • Riverside Stroll
    and picnic amongst the trees beside the car park, or climb nearby to a local viewpoint.
  • Lydney Town Station
    newly opened, for shops and Bathurst Park for children.
  • Break your journey at St. Mary's Halt
    for the lake and historic St. Mary's Parish Church
  • All change at Lydney Junction
    Access here to national rail network. Watch the engine run around the trainsignalbox, signals and level crossing. Only a mile or so from sea air at Lydney Harbour.
  • Pick up a free guide
    at Norchard ticket office or Lydney Junction.
  • and now during 2000
    we may extend passenger train operation towards the delightfully unspoilt Forest village of Parkend. Details available on the DFR 24 hour infomation line. 01594 843423.

  • How to Find us
  • Passenger Services
  • 2000 Timetable
  • Special Events in 2000
  • Local Accommodation

Dean Forest Railway Co. Ltd.
Forest Road, Lydney, Gloucestershire GL15 4ET

DFR 24 Hour Information Line 01594 843 423

DFR General Enquiries (Phone & Fax)
01594 845 840

11.00 - 15.00 every day late March to Christmas & weekends only in the winter

E-mail Mike Cornick at DFR


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