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New Windows and New Overthrow

We have recently fiited replacement windows to the station masters officers.
We've also replaced an overthrow that was seen on an old postcard

           
 



 

Open Days


We will be open in 2017 on Sunday 9th April, May 21st and in September during Open Doors weekend

 

On our open days we have guided tours every ten minutes or so throughout the day. 
No need to book - just turn up - there is no charge but we do welcome any donations

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The tour covers the full history of the site but due to the numbers of visitors we can only show the top station and do not go down the tunnel itself.  To see everything then you need to book an extended tour.

Please note:- our insurance limits tours to groups of 10 and no children under 14 are allowed.

 


Extended Tours

We run extended tours throughout the year for individuals and our next set of dates will be announced at our open day on May 17th.
Any remaining places will be advertised on our website and facebook page.

The tour starts in the top station before going down the tunnel, passing the air raid shelters and the BBC rooms before entering the bottom station. There are 300 steps to go down and up again. The tour then takes in all of the artefacts we have uncovered so far.

The tour last approximately 2 hours and we ask for a donation of £5 per person.
If you want to book onto one of our extended guided tours, see our shop for dates and availability.

If you have a group and would like to arrange a tour please email group_tours@cliftonrocksrailway.org.uk for more information.
We ask for a donation of £50 for a group and we work with you to find a mutually convenient date and time.

Please note:- our insurance limits tours to groups of 10 and no children under 14 are allowed.

 


 

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Join our facebook group here and keep up to date with the very latest developments.

 


 

Become a Friend of CRR

 

Click here to download the Friends of CRR Membership Form

 


 

David Pearce's Recollections

Dave Pearce worked for the BBC during the Second World War and regularly worked at the CRR site. 

 

Click here to read his recollections....

 


 

Highlights of Official Launch

 

21st & 22nd May 2005

 

The official Opening was a tremendous success, with over 3,500 visiting the project over the two days.

 

Held in conjunction with the Bristol Harbour Transport Weekend, the launch raised money
to help move the project to the next stage.  Our thanks go to everyone involved in the day.

 

 
 
 
 
 
 

(Audio - Recording of an Interview on BBC Radio Bristol with James Tonkin)


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