Historic steam locomotives and railway carriages with displays, films and an active engineering workshop. Explore the whole site including museums, demonstration signal box, a Victorian railwayman’s church, narrow gauge railway, country park & more (opening times vary).
- Souvenir Shop
- Part disabled access
c/o: The Midland Railway Butterley Station Ripley Derbyshire DE5 3QZ
Daily 15 Feb-15 Nov 1100-1600.
By Bus: 91, 92, 93
By Rail: Alfreton / 5 miles
The West Shed is located on the Swanwick Junction museum complex of the Midland Railway-Butterley.
Normal access to the site is via a heritage train ride from Butterley Station (fare payable), alighting at Swanwick Station to walk up to the West Shed (approx. 430 metres walk including some uneven ground).
Access to Swanwick Junction is also possible via a walking route from Butterley Station.