Bridge View Light Railway

Bridge View Light Railway (BVLR) is a new 7 1/4 inch gauge miniature railway, built and operated by a group of enthusiasts and volunteers since 2018 and located in the fabulous grounds of Russells Garden Centre, in Baginton near Coventry. We welcome you to come and have a ride on our trains, to support our community group, and to explore the grounds. 

RAILWAY OPEN DAYS 2022 – come and ride our trains!

We are only open on the days listed below or on our Facebook events page. Trains run weather permitting and dependent upon train and volunteer availability. No need to pre-book for train rides, but if travelling from afar then we advise you to telephone on the morning (02476 991441) to avoid disappointment.

Saturday 9th April
Monday 18th April
Saturday 14th May
Sunday 22nd May
Saturday 11th June
Saturday & Sunday 25th & 26th June – Crafts special event
Sunday 24th July
Saturday 13th August
Sunday 28th August


Russells Garden Centre is a uniquely family run business, offering a wide range of both traditional and specialist plants from their own stocks plus those of specialist on-site vendors.  You will also find recreational activities such as the Secret Quarry Garden, Wetlands Walk, and Potting Shed Cafe.

The railway also has its own shop. 

Bridge View Light Railway

Russell’s Garden Centre,

Mill Hill,


Warwickshire, CV8 3AG

Tel: 02476 991 441