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.
Annual Bus Rally
29/5/17 - : Buckinghamshire Railway Centre
Come to us by train and bus! There will be a Heritage bus link to/from Aylesbury Vale Parkway Station.
Bank Holiday Trains
29/5/17 - : Downpatrick & County Down Railway
If you're at a loose end on a Bank Holiday Monday, then a visit to our heritage railway is the prefect way to pass the afternoon.
Tractor Ted Day at the Railway
29/5/17 - : East Somerset Railway
Enjoy the steam train ride, then come and meet Tractor Ted and the animals. We have tractors to look at and ball scooping with mini diggers in the digger den. Ride every train and the miniature railway, watch Tractor Ted's real action films. Have your face painted and join in the activities in our Activity Tent.
Real Ale Festival
29/5/17 - 1/5/17 : Isle of Wight Steam Railway
Relax in the ambience of Havenstreet Station with a pint of your favourite tipple as you watch the trains go by! Our 12th Isle of Wight Real Ale Festival features a wide range of beers sourced from featured brewers all over the country, including beers brewed on the Isle of Wight.
Steam with Colin
31/5/17 - : Colne Valley Railway
Two trains operating, one steam and one diesel railcar. Reduced child entry if bringing a bear to see Colin, the Railway's own Bear. Children can take part in Colin's Treasure Hunt.
Family Day - DRESS AS A SUPERHERO at the Railway
31/5/17 - : East Somerset Railway
Kids, (and adults too if you want to), it is time to put on your best cape, mask, cowl or spandex and celebrate the characters that inspire us all to be better than we can ever imagine (and of course get to use those awesome superpowers!) If kids come dressed up as their favourite Superhero they get a FREE ice-cream!
Meet Chase and Marshall from Paw Patrol
31/5/17 - 1/6/17 : Keighley & Worth Valley Railway
Chase and Marshall from Paw Patrol are coming to see their little fans at the Railway. The heroic pups will be making appearances throughout the day so you can come along and meet the famous pair.
Peter Sam's Party!
1/6/17 - : Talyllyn Railway
Come and join Peter Sam and his friends for some fun and activities! Take part in a family 'Spot Peter Sam' competition up and down the line as well as various activities based at both Tywyn and Abergynolwyn stations.
Tornado at the Bodmin and Wenford Railway
1/6/17 - 4/6/17 : Bodmin & Wenford Railway
This will be the first chance for passengers to travel on Tornado on a heritage line west of Taunton.
2/6/17 - 3/6/17 : Avon Valley Railway
Enjoy 25 ales from around the country together with a selection of cider and perry.