DRS Open Day 2018 Gresty Bridge, Crewe
The annual DRS Open Day will take place at our Gresty Bridge depot in Crewe on Saturday 21st July 2018 10am - 4pm.
Bring the family along for a fun day out as we invite you to have a look behind the scenes. We'll have a range of locomotives on show including our new class 88 locomotive and our friendly staff will be on hand providing technical information about all things DRS. Industry experts will once again be advising you how to stay safe and there will be plenty of exhibitors selling railway memorabilia galore....... there is something for everyone.
Strictly NO hi-viz clothing to be worn on-site - entry will be refused to visitors wearing it. NO parking at the Depot. NO smoking on-site. Sensible footwearto be worn. For your safety, no visitors are allowed on areas of ballast. No Dogs allowed, except Guide Dogs. NO alcohol allowed on-site.Please be aware that DRS reserve right of entry, even if you have a ticket. Entry for Under 16s is FREE, but they MUST be accompanied at all times by a responsible adult.
Tickets are no longer available on the webshop but don't worry you are able to pay on the gate. Entry is £5 at the gate. (Under 16's FREE - must be accompanied by an adult at all times). All money raised is distributed to charities and local causes via the DRS sponsorship and donations fund.
Getting to the open day:
Gresty Bridge Railway Depot is located on Gresty Road, Crewe, CW2 5AA. However, with no available parking at the event, please find below information.
There are two public Car Parks nearby. Crewe Railway Station Car Park, Pedley Street, Crewe, CW2 7AA and Crewe Alexandra Football Club Car Park, Gresty Road, Crewe, CW2 6EB.
Gresty Bridge Railway Depot is approx 1 mile from the railway station. Exit the station heading left onto Nantwich Road then turn left onto Gresty Road and follow until you arrive at DRS Depot.
We look forward to welcoming you on the day.
Shuttle from Crewe Railway Station
There will be a shuttle service (offered by an external bus company) from Crewe Railway Station to Gresty Bridge Depot. The return journey will be £2. This service will run for the duration of the event.
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