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First major Chinnor & Princes Risborough Big Diesel Gala announced

•    Three-day event Thur to Sat 11 – 13 May 2017 •    At least five visiting main line diesels •    Advance purchase discounts on 1, 2, 3-Day Rover ti...

Photographic courses and Project Risborough update from the Chinnor & Princes Risborough Railway

The Chinnor & Princes Risborough Railway (C&PRR) has launched a series of one-day photographic training courses at Chinnor station and yard, and at the largest GWR signalbox, the listed 100-le...

C&PRR, Network Rail & Chiltern Railways sign legal agreements for the former Watlington line and land at Princes Risborough station

Steam hauled trains will be operating on the eight-mile round trip between Chinnor and Princes Risborough commencing on Mothering Sunday, 26 March. All passengers using Princes Ri...

On track for Princes Risborough after record breaking year

The Chinnor & Princes Risborough Railway ended 2016 with a huge Christmas present – a record breaking festive season to end a literally ground-breaking year for the 100% volunteer-run steam railwa...

It's all about Volunteering...

As we come to the end of our operating season (last day on 1 January 2017), the Railway's elite Infrastructure Departments are poised to move in to make the most of the 'closed season', when a t...

What's on in 2017

Following the end of our Mince Pie Specials on 1 January 2017 the railway will be closed for track improvement works and will re-open again on Mothering Sunday 26 March 2017. ...

First train ticket holders pave the way for the Railway to operate into Princes Risborough

The Chinnor & Princes Risborough Railway Association (C&PRRA) purchased the branch-line from British Rail between Chinnor to just 800 metres from Princes Risborough in ...

Cllr. Matthew Walsh, Town Mayor, unveils replica signal box nameplates during Risborough Festival Week

Photo courtesy of Barry Blight The traditional railway signal box, once immortalised by Charles Dickens, is fast disappearing from the UK’s railways. Every junction once ...

Chinnor Railway train reaches Princes Risborough

On Saturday 25 June a train crept quietly into Princes Risborough from Chinnor on a training run, paving the way for regular operations in the future. ...

One day makes up for 25 years of a missing link to Chinnor!

After 25 years of planning, fund-raising, false starts, and lots of negotiations, it took a small team of Chinnor & Princes Risborough Railway (C&PRR) volunteers just one day o...

Sir William McAlpine re-opens Princes Risborough landmark

See above image - as guests start to arrive for the opening ceremony, Marag the dog wonders whether a sandwich might be spared! Although only 3/4 of the 'box can be seen in this view and there i...