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Butterley Garden Railway Association


Programme of Events

Regular Events Include:

Afternoon & Evening Steaming on the Second & Fourth Wednesday in each month

Regular Steaming Sunday Afternoons


Special Events 2017


Saturday and Sunday 12 & 13th August.

MIDLAND RAILEX – A chance to show off what we have to offer. Note that Railex itself takes place at Swanwick and there is an entrance fee.


Sunday 13th August.

Barbeque (for BGRA Members ONLY) Rolls and salad provided, anything else is up to you, we have a gas-fired grill available. From 1PM, nearest and dearest welcome. A list will be put out purely so food quantity can be estimated.


Saturday September 16th.

Fish & Chip Supper (for BGRA Members ONLY). Order will be placed at 5:00PM, giving time for everything to be fried, sit down to eat 5:30PM approximately


Wednesday 11th October.

Autumn Twilight Run. Our 2nd evening run for 2017. Running starts at 12.00. You can order Fish & Chips if you're here by 5.00. It should be dark before 6.00 and we can run as long as we like.


Sunday 3rd December.

Christmas Party (for BGRA Members ONLY) Commence at 3PM, food provided, nearest and dearest welcome. A list will be put out purely so food quantity can be estimated.


We also support shows and exhibitions whenever possible.


Boiler test in progress

Boiler Test Day.

If you need a boiler testing then we are able to do this for you. We have one of the 16mm Association kits and a qualified tester. We aim to be able to do tests on the first Sunday of each month and at any regular Wednesday running session throughout 2017. Please contact Mike Riley to confirm.

E-mail: m(dot)riley(at)ntlworld(dot)com

Telephone: 01509 554574

Mobile: 07522 554446