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Peak Rail

Matlock, United Kingdom
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Graham R wrote a review Mar 2020
Honiton, United Kingdom281 contributions81 helpful votes
This heritage railway links to the main line at Matlock. It has a variety of steam and diesel locomotives including one of two surviving Peaks. The Heritage Shunters Trust is based at Rowsley and has a good variety of rare shunters.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Barbara A wrote a review Feb 2020
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My husband and I decided to visit this little station, he loves an engine! We wandered onto the platform and sorted our tickets then struck up conversation with some staff, all were so friendly, informative and obviously loved what they did. I had already eyed up the little
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Date of experience: August 2019
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SJW wrote a review Dec 2019
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This was the first time booking the Peak Rail train. Had been on other train rides but this was an absolute waste of time and money. They double booked seats in a compartment even though we paid for the five in our party. My autistic son so upset no one had a good time. The
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Neil F wrote a review Dec 2019
Sheffield, United Kingdom6 contributions16 helpful votes
Don’t waste your money! It is so disorganised it’s untrue. Should’ve realised when we booked and the letter said one time and the tickets another - they did eventually sort this after a week of making unreturned calls (despite promises to call me back). Booked the 1:40 train,
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Tim R wrote a review Oct 2019
Ellesmere Port, United Kingdom44 contributions18 helpful votes
Had an autumn trip out from Rowsley to Matlock and back. Steam on the south end pleased to see D8 Peak on the north end. Nice trip out and the scenery in quite good but the line really is a totter. I've been to many preserved lines but this one takes the biscuit for slowness.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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