C & PRR Railway

Haversham and Friends, day 1.

Saturday October 5th 2013 - ‘Happy Birthday, Haversham!’

This weekend celebrates a very special birthday party – the C&PRRA’s Class 08 diesel shunter ‘Haversham’ (13018 / D3018 / 08011) is 60 years old! Join us for a fantastic weekend of fun and festivities and a marvellous reunion for ‘Haversham’ with friends* from former depots and yards.


  • Arrival and departure of 'Watlington Flyer' special railtour from Aylesbury
  • Naming ceremony for D3018 ‘Haversham’
  • Wide variety of diesel, steam and electric rolling stock on display and giving rides
  • Haversham’s ‘friends’ invited from Wolverton, Aylesbury, Bletchley and Buckfastleigh*
  • Free rail shuttles between Chinnor and Princes Risborough stations – the first since 1957!
  • Trains running all day, yard tours, signal box visits
  • Vintage bus rides to and from Princes Risborough
  • 'Cambrian’ Buffet, Beer Tent featuring ‘Vale Brewery’ real ales
  • Chinnor Station shop, souvenirs, railway books, sideshows
  • Bachmann model railways, Mortons railway magazines, ‘Wolverton 175’ book-signing
  • Birthday raffle for ‘00’ model of ‘Haversham
  • Haversham’s birthday cake!
  • Guest traction*
    • 13018/D3018/08011 - 'Haversham'
    • 165001 - representing Aylesbury Depot
    • 08629 - representling Wolverton Works
    • 55023 - representing the Bletchley Depot
    • WD 420 'Iris' and D8568 (Class 17 ‘Clayton’) - representing Chinnor yard

* All guest traction subject to final availability

Click here for a printable PDF of the days events


  • £15.00 per Adult / Senior, £7.50 per Junior (2 - 16 years)
  • Includes access to all available trains and free attractions
  • Food, beverages and shop purchases not included

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©CPRRA 2013 Updated: 23/8/2013 E&OE