It's easy to travel by train to Peak Rail as Matlock station is also the start of the heritage railway line. East Midlands Railway run services to Matlock station; once you arrive just head over to Platform 2 if you've pre-booked a dining or special event train, or visit the gift shop and tourist information centre on Platform 1 to buy steam/diesel tickets on the day.

A great day out for all the family, Peak Rail lets you experience steam and diesel train trips through the picturesque Derbyshire countryside. The museum at Darley Dale is packed with nostalgic memorabilia and posters to transport you back in time and there are plenty of luxury dining experiences and steam driving courses for all ages and interests.

Visit Peak Rail's official website for opening information.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelUnstaffed
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer help pointsAvailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
WeekdaysOpen 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Car parking spaces35
Carpark charges
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces7
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes

Level access to single platform

Ramps for train accessUnavailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesUnavailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable
Accessible taxisunknown
Accessible taxis notes

Taxi number displayed on useful information poster

More about Peak Rail

Enjoy a day out at Peak Rail in the Midlands and discover the magic of steam. Step back in time and visit the heritage railway stations of Matlock, Darley Dale and Rowsley whilst travelling on a historic steam or diesel locomotive. Whether you're learning about the old railway line for the very first time, or taking part in one of Peak Rail's special experience events, there's an activity to suit all ages and interests.

Featured on Britain's Lost Railways on Channel 5, you can take in the charm of the Derbyshire countryside on a trip up and down the line. The journey lasts around 50 minutes each way, so allow for a few hours if you want to spend some time exploring the stations during your visit.

Departures and arrivals from Matlock

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Matlock station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to DerbyEast Midlands Railway18:381On time
to DerbyEast Midlands Railway20:421On time
to DerbyEast Midlands Railway21:441On time
to DerbyEast Midlands Railway22:561On time
to DerbyEast Midlands Railway06:191Scheduled
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from DerbyEast Midlands Railway18:301On time
from DerbyEast Midlands Railway20:271On time
from DerbyEast Midlands Railway21:261On time
from DerbyEast Midlands Railway22:261On time
from DerbyEast Midlands Railway06:141Scheduled

Europe’s leading train and coach app

We help customers across Europe make more than 172,000 smarter journeys every day.