Heritage Railways hold over 1000 special events every year. Events for all the railways for the next few months are listed here.
PLEASE NOTE: Nearly all railways hold Santa Events on every weekend in December, so I don't list those here as it would just fill the Diary and make it hard to find any other event types during the Christmas period.
For a full listing of events for any particular railway, please visit that railway's own website.
Autumn Steam Gala
13/10/17 - 15/10/17 : Llangollen Railway
Featuring an intensive timetable of both passenger and mixed traffic trains, a great collection of historic steam locomotives and special attractions taking place along the line, our three day Gala has something for all railway enthusiasts and families alike.
Diesel Gala - 60th Anniversary of Brush Type 2
13/10/17 - 15/10/17 : Nene Valley Railway
Railway in Wartime
13/10/17 - 15/10/17 : North Yorkshire Moors Railway
Relive the amazing spirit and camaraderie of World War II and enjoy the various re-enactments, entertainment and vehicle displays along the line. Each station will be transformed to create a variety of scenarios including child evacuees and a cinema at Pickering, Home Guard demonstrations at Goathland, with music and dance at Grosmont. Levisham will be transformed into the German-occupied French village of Le Visham with re-enactment displays and Cafe Allee du Bois.
Autumn Steam Gala 2017
13/10/17 - 15/10/17 : Swanage Railway
14/10/17 - 15/10/17 : Avon Valley Railway
Enjoy a variety of locomotives hauling passenger and freight trains during this special weekend.
Autumn Steam Gala
14/10/17 - 15/10/17 : East Lancashire Railway
The leaves may be falling but the steam is still rising here at the East Lancashire Railway at the last large scale steam event of the year. Take to the rails on an all steam timetable comprised of home fleet engines and special guest locomotives.
Half for the Hospice
14/10/17 - 15/10/17 : Lynton & Barnstaple Railway
The weekend when we donate half of our ticket sales to Children's Hospice South West.
15/10/17 - : Buckinghamshire Railway Centre
Come and see our fleet of Heritage diesels at work.
15/10/17 - : Leighton Buzzard Railway
Classic Vehicles Day
15/10/17 - : Mid-Norfolk Railway