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Please note that the Chinnor and Princes Risborough Railway Association (CPRRA) is a Registered Charity, Registration Number 1016237.

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...

Eviction notice by Cemex, but Santa Specials will go ahead as volunteers do not want to let down children

The Chinnor & Princes Risborough Railway (C&PRR) was, without warning, served an eviction notice by Cemex on the evening of 31 October 2016. The volunteer...

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 UKs 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...