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Group Visits

Chasewater Railway

Chasewater Railway

Contact

Mr Chris Ecob

01543 679548

Address

Chasewater Country Park,
Pool Road,
Brownhills,
Staffordshire,
WS8 7NL

Events at this Venue

date event
Sun 29 Oct Halloween

Details

The volunteer-run Chasewater Railway operates vintage steam and diesel trains in Chasewater Country Park, just off the A5. Trains run between Brownhills West and Chasetown (Church St) with stations at Norton Lakeside and Chasewater Heaths (adjacent to the Burntwood Bypass). Special trains can be chartered for private groups, birthday parties, etc.
All stations and trains are accessible for disabled visitors.

Santa Specials throughout December, check website for timetable information.

Coach park: Brownhills West and Chasewater Heaths Stations

Coach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringPicnic site

Children welcomeDisabled access

All stations and trains are accessible to disabled visitors. Gift shops/refreshments at Brownhills West and Chasewater Heaths stations.

Opening details

Trains on public operating dates run from 10.30am until 4.30pm (3.30pm on off-peak days). Santa Specials throughout December.

Prices

Group rates on application.
Special trains can be chartered for private groups, birthday parties etc.

Location

Directions

See location of Chasewater Railway on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SK 036087  Lat: 52.67621 Long: -1.94678

Follow the brown tourism signs on the A5 just south of its junction with the A452, Chester Road.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 8 km from Walsall station

Facilities

  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access

All stations and trains are accessible to disabled visitors. Gift shops/refreshments at Brownhills West and Chasewater Heaths stations.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesBaby changing facilities

Entrance

  • YesEntrance is well lit

Food

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesVegetarian
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children
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