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.
Autumn Steam Gala
20/9/18 - 23/9/18 : Severn Valley Railway
Our flagship gala in 2018 is planned to be bigger and better than ever, with its famed all-night running, array of visiting locomotives and intensive timetable. A great event for all the family; come along and get up close to an array of exciting steam locomotives, and sample a fantastic selection of attractions up and down the line.
21/9/18 - 22/9/18 : Bodmin & Wenford Railway
This year our Diesel Gala runs over two days, for even more trains, over even more trips for even more thrash - so get it in your diary! The intensive timetable for the Gala will include plenty of mileage behind our locos, with exact engines running to be confirmed.
22/9/18 - 23/9/18 : Avon Valley Railway
Join us as we turn back the clock to the 1940s and remember the importance of the railways in the war effort.
Traction Engine Rally
22/9/18 - 23/9/18 : Buckinghamshire Railway Centre
A great day out with displays, parades and steam of all kinds.
Day out with Thomas
22/9/18 - 23/9/18 : Colne Valley Railway
Diesel & Doughnut
22/9/18 - 23/9/18 : Devon Railway Centre
Come and join us to see both diesel and steam engines in action. Many of our exhibits in use.
Delivering the Goods
22/9/18 - 23/9/18 : Didcot Railway Centre
Autumn Diesel Gala
22/9/18 - 23/9/18 : East Lancashire Railway
Locomotives from the ELR's home fleet, as well as guests, will run intensive passenger services on an all diesel timetable all weekend, an ideal opportunity to ride behind one of your favourites or take a few photos.
Autumn Gala - Anything Goes
22/9/18 - 23/9/18 : Foxfield Railway
This years Gala will once again take on the 'Anything Goes' theme and feature a number of road steam vehicles that will be on display at Caverswall Road whilst also travelling to Foxfield Colliery throughout the day. The Dubs crane tank will also be giving lifting demonstrations at set times during the day.
Autumn Teddy Bears Weekend
22/9/18 - 23/9/18 : Midland Railway - Butterley
You will be greeted by the larger than life Butterley Bear and there will be special Teddy Bears' displays around the railway, featuring about 200 bears of all shapes and sizes. There is a themed children's competition and as a special offer, any child brought in by their own Teddy Bear will be able to travel free of charge.