Heritage Railways hold over 1000 special events every year. Events for all the railways for the next few months are listed here.
For a full listing of events for any particular railway, please visit that railway's own website.
Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival
27/4/17 - 30/4/17 : Keith & Dufftown Railway
The railway will run scheduled services on Thursday 27th April and Friday 28th April in addition to our normal Saturday and Sunday services. Free whisky sampling and shortbread will be available on the trains. Other special events in conjunction with the Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival will also run.
Spring Steam Gala
27/4/17 - 30/4/17 : West Somerset Railway
Join the West Somerset Railway to enjoy Somerset Steam in Springtime, where we enjoy visits from an array of locomotives from far and wide.
28/4/17 - 1/5/17 : Elsecar Heritage Railway
The Elsecar Heritage Railway Beer Festival, in conjunction with Barnsley CAMRA
Quirks & Curiosities II
28/4/17 - 1/5/17 : Ffestiniog Railway
Following the success of the last Quirks in 2010 the Railway has received numerous requests to stage the sequel and we are hoping to make it bigger, better and quirkier than before!
Spring Diesel Enthusiasts Gala
28/4/17 - 1/5/17 : Mid-Norfolk Railway
Toy & Rail Collectors Fair
29/4/17 - : Bluebell Railway
Blue Electric Day
29/4/17 - : Chinnor & Princes Risborough Railway
Linda the Lymington Flyer, the BR Blue carriages will operate all day with diesel haulage.
Spring into Steam Gala
29/4/17 - 30/4/17 : East Somerset Railway
No snazzy gadgets here! Just steam, smoke and lots of oily parts, moving to time from a different era. Moving freight, brake vans, tankers and passenger services, complete the atmosphere. This weekend we showcase our rolling stock, give you a vision of life before modern technology.
Peppa Pig and George Visit the Epping Ongar Railway
29/4/17 - 30/4/17 : Epping Ongar Railway
The first of our character visits for 2017 when Peppa Pig and George return to the Epping Ongar Railway.
29/4/17 - 30/4/17 : Talyllyn Railway
Missing the 80's? Want to relive Rick Astley’s Never Gonna Give You Up hit single? Then blimey we have a treat in store for you! Whether it’s the 80's cars you miss or the pop hits, this will be a memorable weekend celebrating 80's iconic moments.