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.
Victorian Engine Day
3/6/17 - : Bodmin & Wenford Railway
Ride behind Victorian locomotives from the National Railway Museum at York. They’re some of the oldest in the country and still steaming strong!
Heritage Shunters Trust Gala
3/6/17 - : Peak Rail
3/6/17 - : West Somerset Railway
Come and see Chase & Marshall from PAW Patrol at Minehead Railway Station where the heroic pups will be making personal appearances at intervals. Free vintage bus ride trips round Minehead and sea front from Minehead Station. Free Face painting. Free Crafts. Entertainer on the platform.
Model Steam Weekend
3/6/17 - 4/6/17 : Battlefield Line Railway
Miniature Traction Engine Rally & Steampunk Weekend
3/6/17 - 4/6/17 : Buckinghamshire Railway Centre
A weekend with a difference! Come and see what Steampunk is all about! Market stalls, live music, street entertainers - and of course you can get steam train rides!
Free Railway Open Days
3/6/17 - 4/6/17 : Chinnor & Princes Risborough Railway
Unique opportunity to see behind the scenes. It's FREE and so are the half hourly railcar trips. Special timetable will apply.
Small Engines Weekend
3/6/17 - 4/6/17 : East Lancashire Railway
Celebrate the smallest, but by no means the least, at this special weekend that gives the rarely seen workhorses of the railway their spot in the limelight. Featuring locomotives from the East Lancashire Railway's home fleet.
The Buzzrail Ale Trail
3/6/17 - 4/6/17 : Leighton Buzzard Railway
Celebrating the rise of locally brewed craft beers, with bars at both ends of the line.
Heritage Railcar Gala
3/6/17 - 4/6/17 : Llangollen Railway
See the line as the driver sees it from the comfort of one of our heritage scenic observation diesel trains. An intensive service will operate using the trains which revolutionised the railways more than half a century ago. Intensive Timetable with all the home fleet and a visiting unit.
Didcot Railway Centre Transport Rally
4/6/17 - : Didcot Railway Centre
Buses and coaches many of which will be offering rides from the Rally site to various destinations in and around Didcot and surrounding villages. We hope there will be a large number of other forms of transport at the Rally including many cars, commercial vehicles, stationary engines, miniature and full sized steam road traction plus miniature train rides.