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Railways / Heritage Railways

Colne Valley Railway

WD190 entering station
WD190 entering station
121 at Nunnery
121 at Nunnery
WD190 & freight train
WD190 & freight train

A one mile section of the former Colne Valley & Halstead Railway with relocated station buildings, signal boxes and bridges all lovingly restored and rebuilt. A large and varied collection of vintage steam and diesel engines, carriages and wagons that represent much of its railway heritage.


  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access




Yeldham Road Castle Hedingham Halstead Essex CO9 3DZ

  • 01787 461 174
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Open days

Sat-Sun & BHol 23 Mar-27 Oct. Wed in school hols, 29-31 Oct. Santa in Dec.


By Bus: 89, 133

By Rail: Braintree / 10 miles

Heritage steam and diesel trains operate with a varied range of rolling stock. Station buildings, signal boxes have been re-located and rebuilt on site.

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