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.
|Telephone types||Coins and cards|
|Bureau de Change||Unavailable|
|Tourist Information Office||Unavailable|
|Customer help points||Available|
|Weekdays||Open 24 hours|
|Saturday||Open 24 hours|
|Sunday||Open 24 hours|
|Carpark name||Station Car Park|
|Car parking spaces||35|
|Cycle storage spaces||7|
|Sheltered cycle storage||Unavailable|
|Cycle storage CCTV||Available|
|Step-free access||Whole station|
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Level access to single platform
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|Accessible Booking Office counter||Unavailable|
|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.