Royal trains planned at Midland Railway

Midland Railway – Butterley is to host a royal weekend of trains on June 1 and 2 at Swanwick Junction.

Three vintage saloon cars are set to carry passengers on the Saturday and Sunday, including the Royal Dining Saloon no.2902, built for the Queen.

The weekend, to mark the 60th anniversary of the Queen’s Coronation, will also offer visitors the chance to view ongoing restoration work of the Midland Railway Royal Saloon, built in 1912.