Full steam ahead as old engines take to Derbyshire Dales tracks

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Steam engine enthusiasts are being invited to spectate the Wirksworth Assessment Trail road run through the Derbyshire Dales on Saturday.

The free event, held by the BSM Engineman’s Society, will start at 9.30am from Ecclesbourne Valley Railway with steam teams travelling to the Crich Tramway Museum for 12.30pm, then on to the finish line in Wirksworth for around 4pm.

An evening of celebrations will follow from 6pm at the Lime Kiln Inn, Wirksworth.