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.
May Spring Gala
27/5/17 - 29/5/17 : Isle of Wight Steam Railway
A rare opportunity to see as much of our rolling stock in operation as possible and with an intensive passenger and goods train service there will be so much to see. We will also be offering the opportunity to take a brake van ride round the sidings. You can also explore our Train Story Discovery Centre and learn the story of our Victorian and Edwardian railway vehicles and their lasting impact on all our lives!
Rail Ale & Music
27/5/17 - 29/5/17 : Northampton & Lamport Railway
With 3 days packed full it promises to be quite a weekend! So come down for a ride, or simply sit on the platform with a refreshing drink from our Platform 3 Buffet and watch our re-creation of the history of the line as a train goes by.
Teddy Bears Specials
27/5/17 - 29/5/17 : Ribble Steam Railway
Real Ale & Cider Festival
27/5/17 - 29/5/17 : Swindon & Cricklade Railway
With Jazz band.
Twizell's Family Fun Weekend
27/5/17 - 29/5/17 : Tanfield Railway
Activities for children
27/5/17 - 2/6/17 : Talyllyn Railway
With children running wild once again during the half-term, we have decided to offer children's activities in our Slater Room to help you parents out! Numerous activities such as puzzles, colouring, Lego and building blocks to keep the children entertained while you parents can have a nice relaxing tea break in King's Cafe downstairs.
Beside the Seaside
27/5/17 - 4/6/17 : Crich Tramway Village
Our popular Seaside at Crich event returns with nine days of fun for the family.
28/5/17 - : Aln Valley Railway
Annual Aln Valley Music Festival. Join in with a number of local acts ranging from harmony to folk. Lionheart Station site open with rides behind a steam locomotive.
Rover Car Rally
28/5/17 - : Bressingham Steam & Gardens
Large display of veteran cars by the Norfolk and Norwich owners club.
Teddy's Train Ride
28/5/17 - : Buckinghamshire Railway Centre
Kids with teddies go free!