WDMES Daresbury

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Next Train Rides

For parking and access, please see the event for more details.

There are no upcoming events at this time

WhatsApp Alerts!

You can also follow our Train Rides Community on WhatsApp for the latest Updates

How to install the WDMES Daresbury Train Rides App

Follow these 3 easy steps! (tap open)

Step One

Install App to your Homescreen via the banner, or the button below

Android (Google, Samsung) users install the app to the homescreen

Apple iOS (iPhone) users follow the instructions to add to homescreen

Please note: iOS 16.4+ is required for notifications

Step Two

Open the Train Rides App from your Homescreen

Step Three (Optional)

Enable Notifications for Train Rides within the App (if device supports this feature)


See you soon for a train ride at Daresbury!

We’ll notify you here via the app (if you enabled Step Three) when we are next taking passengers for Train Rides.

You can also open the app to check the next event for Train Rides.
App Questions/Issues

I can’t see the banner or button to add the app?

Answer: It’s possible your device is not supported with the app, but you can try and bookmark this page to your homescreen.

I can’t enable notifications?

Answer: It’s possible your device is not supported for notifications. Alternatively you can periodically check this page, add our WhatsApp channel, or follow our socials.

Cheshire Steam Fair

The annual festival of everything steam powered and more, held every year at the start of July at Daresbury in Cheshire

Open Days and Events

We can be open on Sundays during the summer (weather permitting) to offer rides to the public for a donation – the best way to find out is via the WDMES Socials (@WDMESDaresbury) and our brand new WDMES Train Rides App! More details below:

Schools and STEM Education

Schools, Education and Youth Associations (Scouts, Guides, Cadets, etc) are welcome to visit (including STEM) to learn more about steam heritage and how model locomotives work, and also includes a train ride!

Train Rides Alerts

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