C & PRR Railway

Haversham and Friends

Our 08 shunter currently called D3018 but also known as 13018 and 08011 is celebrating his 60th birthday.

D3018 in green livery

So we have invited a few friends along to make his day....

Well, not quite a day, in fact it spreads over 3 weekends in October.

Please find below, details of our six 'Haversham & Friends' birthday events and three Aylesbury to Chinnor railtours, all taking place in October. Please note each railtour ticket is inclusive of entry to the 'Haversham & Friends' event for that day.

You can order:

  • On-line, by clicking on the links below and following the instructions - immediately
  • In advance at the Chinnor Station Booking Office - between 10:00am and 5:00pm - on September 1st, 8th, 15th, 21st, 22nd, 29th
  • By telephone on 01844 354117, between 6PM and 9PM Mondays to Fridays - from Monday September 2nd
  • On all Event days at Chinnor station - between 9am and 5pm - on October 5th/6th, 12th/13th and 19th/20th
  • On Event Saturdays at Princes Risborough station - CASH ONLY - between 9:00am and 3:30pm - on October 5th, 12th and 19th

We look forward to you joining us for these very special occasions!

Click here for the complete timetable of all 3 weekends events.

The Chinnor Cherio service is nearly full, telephone booking only, or there is still plenty of room on the Watlington Flyer, a Chiltern Turbo from Aylesbury to Chinnor.

You can either scroll down through the whole list or select from the list below to go straight to a particular day.

Saturday, October 5th Sunday, October 6th
Saturday, October 12th Sunday, October 13th
Saturday, October 19th Sunday, October 20th

Saturday 5th October

'The Watlington Flyer’

Join us for this very special railtour: ‘The Watlington Flyer’. This marks the first ever direct rail passenger service between Aylesbury and Chinnor and features 165001, ex-colleague of and special birthday party guest of the C&PRRA’s 60 year old Class 08 shunter, ‘Haversham’!.

Travel with Chiltern Turbo no.165001, Aylesbury Depot representative and special party guest of D3018 ‘Haversham’, to attend this venerable shunter’s 60th birthday celebrations. Enjoy a fantastic day out at the Chinnor & Princes Risborough Railway, with a wide variety of diesel, steam and electric rolling stock on display and trains giving rides throughout the day.

N.B. All C&PRRA railtours include a return train trip between Aylesbury and Chinnor and free entry for the ticket-holder to that day’s ‘Haversham & Friends’ special event at Chinnor.

ATTRACTIONS

  • Return trip from Aylesbury to Chinnor
  • Featuring Chiltern Turbo no. 165001
  • 170 standard seats plus 4 for visitors with wheelchairs
  • Includes entry to ‘Haversham & Friends - Happy Birthday Haversham’ special event at Chinnor
    See 'Happy Birthday, Haversham’ attractions below

TICKET PRICE

  • £30.00 per Adult / Senior, £22.50 per Junior (2 - 16 years)
  • Includes access to all available trains and free attractions
  • Food, beverages and shop purchases not included

To book tickets click here.

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 marvelous reunion for ‘Haversham’ with friends* from former depots and yards.

ATTRACTIONS

  • 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 'Wolverton' - 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
(Special timetable applies)

TICKET PRICE

  • £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

To book tickets click here.

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Sunday 6th October

Happy Birthday, Haversham! - Senior Citizens

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.

Haversham’s fellow Senior Citizens will also be able to enjoy half-price entry today!

ATTRACTIONS

  • Senior Citizens’ Day - half-price tickets for Senior Citizens!
  • Wide variety of diesel, steam and electric rolling stock on display and giving rides
  • Haversham’s ‘friends’ invited from Wolverton, Aylesbury, Bletchley and Buckfastleigh*
  • Trains running all day, signal box visits
  • Walking tours of Chinnor Yard
  • Shuttles to Wainhill and Chinnor West Loop
  • Steam train rides
  • '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
  • Guest traction*
    • 13018/D3018/08011 - 'Haversham'
    • 08629 'Wolverton' - representing Wolverton Works
    • 55023 - representling Bletchley Depot
    • WD 420 'Iris' and D8568 (Class 17 ‘Clayton’) - representing Chinnor yard
    • GWR1369 - representing the South Devon Railway, Buckfastleigh

* All guest traction subject to final availability
(Special timetable applies)

TICKET PRICE

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

To book tickets click here.

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Saturday 12th October

'The Wolverton Wanderer’

Join us for the ‘Wolverton Wanderer’ heritage railtour, a very special train service from Aylesbury to Chinnor, via Princes Risborough. We will use a Class 121 heritage ‘bubble car’, either no. 55034 or no. 55020, to commemorate the 175th anniversary of Wolverton Works, the world’s longest continuously operational railway works.

While Chiltern Railways operates these heritage single car DMUs on its branch from Aylesbury to Platform 1 at Princes Risborough, they are allowed out beyond Platform 1 only on very special occasions! The 175th anniversary of Wolverton Works is such an occasion, so our ‘bubble’ will be able to visit the other platforms at Princes Risborough briefly, just so it can say it has been to every one!

Then enjoy the panoramic windows of our 121 as the special guest of D3018 ‘Haversham’, to attend the C&PRRA’s ‘Wolverton 175’ celebrations at Chinnor. Enjoy a fantastic day out at the Chinnor & Princes Risborough Railway, with a wide variety of diesel, steam and electric rolling stock on display and trains giving rides throughout the day.

N.B. All C&PRRA railtours include a return train trip between Aylesbury and Chinnor and free entry for the ticket-holder to that day’s ‘Haversham & Friends’ special event at Chinnor.

ATTRACTIONS

  • Return trip from Aylesbury to Chinnor, via Princes Risborough
  • Featuring heritage 'bubble car' no 55020 or 55034
  • 60 places available
  • Includes entry to ‘Haversham & Friends - Wolverton 175’ special event at Chinnor.
    See 'Wolverton 175' attractions below

TICKET PRICE

  • £30.00 per Adult / Senior, £22.50 per Junior (2 - 16 years)
  • Includes access to all available trains and free attractions
  • Food, beverages and shop purchases not included

To book tickets click here.

Wolverton 175

This weekend commemorates 175 years of Wolverton Works, the world’s oldest continuously operating railway works. Join ex-Wolverton shunter ‘Haversham’ and some of his ex-colleagues* from this very special place, for a great weekend of unique celebrations to mark this anniversary.

ATTRACTIONS

  • Arrival and departure of 'Wolverton Wanderer' heritage railtour from Aylesbury.
  • Wide variety of diesel, steam and electric rolling stock on display and giving rides
  • Haversham’s ‘friends’ invited from Wolverton, Aylesbury, Bletchley and Buckfastleigh*
  • ‘Wolverton Bloomer’ heritage shuttles between Chinnor and Princes Risborough stations
  • 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
  • Mortons railway magazines, ‘Wolverton 175’ book-signing
  • Guest traction*
    • 13018/D3018/08011 - 'Haversham'
    • 55020 or 55034 - representing Aylesbury Depot
    • 08649 'Bradwell' - representling Wolverton Works
    • 55023 - representing the Bletchley Depot
    • WD 420 'Iris' - representing Chinnor yard

* All guest traction subject to final availability
(Special timetable applies)

TICKET PRICE

  • £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

To book tickets click here.

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Sunday 13th October

Wolverton 175

This weekend commemorates 175 years of Wolverton Works, the world’s oldest continuously operating railway works. Join ex-Wolverton shunter ‘Haversham’ and some of his ex-colleagues* from this very special place, for a great weekend of unique celebrations to mark this anniversary.

ATTRACTIONS

  • Wide variety of diesel, steam and electric rolling stock on display and giving rides
  • Haversham’s ‘friends’ invited from Wolverton, Aylesbury, Bletchley and Buckfastleigh*
  • Trains running all day, signal box visits
  • Walking tours of Chinnor Yard
  • Shuttles to Wainhill and Chinnor West Loop
  • Steam train rides
  • 'Cambrian’ Buffet, Beer Tent featuring ‘Vale Brewery’ real ales
  • Chinnor Station shop, souvenirs, railway books, sideshows
  • Mortons railway magazines, ‘Wolverton 175’ book-signing
  • Guest traction*
    • 13018/D3018/08011 - 'Haversham'
    • 08649 'Bradwell' - representing Wolverton Works
    • 55023 - representling Bletchley Depot
    • WD 420 'Iris' and D8568 (Class 17 ‘Clayton’) - representing Chinnor yard
    • GWR1369 - representing the South Devon Railway, Buckfastleigh

* All guest traction subject to final availability
(Special timetable applies)

TICKET PRICE

  • £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

To book tickets click here.

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Saturday 19th October

'The Chinnor Cheerio’

Join the C&PRRA for our final heritage railtour of 2013, to mark the last ‘Haversham & Friends’ celebration weekend – ‘Fun with Shunters’. This last special train service from Aylesbury to Chinnor, via Princes Risborough will use 55034 or 55020, a heritage ‘bubble’ Class 121 DMU in traditional livery, to provide the best views of the splendid autumnal landscapes of the Chiltern hills and sweeping Vale of Aylesbury.

While Chiltern Railways operates these heritage single car DMUs on its branch from Aylesbury to Platform 1 at Princes Risborough, they are allowed out beyond Platform 1 only on very special occasions! The 175th anniversary of Wolverton Works is such an occasion, so our ‘bubble’ will be able to visit the other platforms at Princes Risborough briefly, just so it can say it has been to every one!

Then enjoy the panoramic windows of our 121 as the special guest of D3018 ‘Haversham’, to attend the C&PRRA’s ‘Wolverton 175’ celebrations at Chinnor. Enjoy a fantastic day out at the Chinnor & Princes Risborough Railway, with a wide variety of diesel, steam and electric rolling stock on display and trains giving rides throughout the day.

N.B. All C&PRRA railtours include a return train trip between Aylesbury and Chinnor and free entry for the ticket-holder to that day’s ‘Haversham & Friends’ special event at Chinnor.

ATTRACTIONS

  • Return trip from Aylesbury to Chinnor, via Princes Risborough
  • Featuring heritage 'buble car' no 55020 or 55034
  • 60 places available
  • Includes entry to ‘Haversham & Friends - Fun with Shunters’ special event at Chinnor.
    See ‘Fun with Shunters’ attractions below

TICKET PRICE

  • £30.00 per Adult / Senior, £22.50 per Junior (2 - 16 years)
  • Includes access to all available trains and free attractions
  • Food, beverages and shop purchases not included

To book tickets click here.

Fun with Shunters

Join Haversham and his shunter friends for a weekend of light-hearted fun, to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of the ‘Class 08’ 350hp diesel shunter and 21 years of his working in preservation at the C&PRRA.

ATTRACTIONS

  • Arrival and departure of 'Chinnor Cheerio!' heritage railtour from Aylesbury.
  • Wide variety of diesel, steam and electric rolling stock on display and giving rides
  • Haversham’s ‘friends’ invited from Wolverton, Aylesbury, Bletchley and Buckfastleigh*
  • ‘Chinnor Flyer’ heritage shuttles between Chinnor and Princes Risborough stations
  • 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
  • ‘Wolverton 175’ book-signing
  • Guest traction*
    • 13018/D3018/08011 - 'Haversham'
    • 55020 or 55034 - representing Aylesbury Depot
    • 08649 'Bradwell' - representling Wolverton Works
    • 55023 - representing the Bletchley Depot
    • WD 420 'Iris' - representing Chinnor yard

* All guest traction subject to final availability
(Special timetable applies)

TICKET PRICE

  • £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

To book tickets click here.

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Sunday 20th October

Fun with Shunters!

Join Haversham and his shunter friends for a weekend of light-hearted fun, to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of the ‘Class 08’ 350hp diesel shunter and 21 years of his working in preservation at the C&PRRA.

This is the Grande Finale to three weekends of marvellous fun, that have seen ‘Haversham’ celebrate his 60th birthday, many significant anniversaries and a reunion with his friends and ex-colleagues* from many former depots and yards.

ATTRACTIONS

  • Wide variety of diesel, steam and electric rolling stock on display and giving rides
  • Haversham’s ‘friends’ invited from Wolverton, Aylesbury, Bletchley and Buckfastleigh*
  • Trains running all day, signal box visits
  • Walking tours of Chinnor Yard
  • Shuttles to Wainhill and Chinnor West Loop
  • Steam train rides
  • 'Cambrian’ Buffet, Beer Tent featuring ‘Vale Brewery’ real ales
  • Chinnor Station shop, souvenirs, railway books, sideshows
  • ‘Wolverton 175’ book-signing
  • Guest traction*
    • 13018/D3018/08011 - 'Haversham'
    • 08649 'Bradwell' - representing Wolverton Works
    • 55023 - representling Bletchley Depot
    • WD 420 'Iris' & 37116 'Sister Dora' - representing Chinnor yard
    • GWR1369 - representing the South Devon Railway, Buckfastleigh

* All guest traction subject to final availability
(Special timetable applies)

TICKET PRICE

  • £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

To book tickets click here.

Visits since 18th August 2013

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©CPRRA 2013 Updated: 28/8/2013 E&OE