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.
Lace on the Train
5/8/17 - 6/8/17 : Welsh Highland Heritage Railway
Watch it being made or have a go yourself!
Day Out With Thomas
5/8/17 - 13/8/17 : Mid-Hants Railway
Meet Thomas the Tank Engine and his friends here at the Watercress Line. Come and experience a ride on a real steam engine, shake hands with The Fat Controller and take part in Thomas themed activities in the Imagination Station.
Hornby Collectors Day
6/8/17 - : Mid-Suffolk Light Railway
When we think of model railways, one name will inevitably spring to mind - Hornby. As a tribute to Frank Hornby our popular Hornby collectors day returns once again with a chance to see carefully crafted and intricate model railway layouts displayed around the museum.
Teddy Bear Tuesdays
8/8/17 - : Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway
Ride the Teddy Bear railcar special and join the Teddy Bears at Winchcombe Station. Bring your own favourite Teddy Bear.
Day Out With Thomas
10/8/17 - 13/8/17 : Llangollen Railway
Peep! Peep! Thomas the Tank Engine is back at Llangollen Railway Station for a Day Out With Thomas. This fun-filled event offers children and their families the opportunity to take a ride with Thomas, meet The Fat Controller and enjoy trips on Thomas' friends.
Teddy Bears Picnic
12/8/17 - 13/8/17 : Aln Valley Railway
Bring your teddies and a picnic, take a ride on the train and join in the fun. Lionheart Station site open with rides behind a steam locomotive.
World War II - Home Front
12/8/17 - 13/8/17 : Crich Tramway Village
Step back in time to the 1940s with our World War II - Home front event, which returns for two days. Vintage trams will mix with military vehicles and re-enactors, while wartime fayre will be served in Rita's Tearooms and the Red Lion Pub will offer drinks and traditional pub games. War time songs will complete the nostalgia and there will be a 'Boot Camp' for children.
12/8/17 - 13/8/17 : Devon Railway Centre
Come and experience the sights and sounds of a bygone age and ride behind a double header special!
Diesel Locomotive Weekend
12/8/17 - 13/8/17 : Ecclesbourne Valley Railway
The perfect weekend for the diesel enthusiasts, featuring our intense timetable and an evening special on the Saturday.
Vintage Vehicle Rally
12/8/17 - 13/8/17 : Epping Ongar Railway
A wonderful collection of steam traction engines and classic cars - an excellent mid-Summer day out.