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.
Bank Holiday Trains
27/8/18 - : 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 perfect way to pass the afternoon.
Childrens Treasure Hunt
27/8/18 - 28/8/18 : Swindon & Cricklade Railway
Colne Valley Bus & Commercial Vehicle Rally
28/8/18 - : Colne Valley Railway
Heritage and Modern buses will be on display. Trains of all ages also feature.
30/8/18 - : East Lancashire Railway
It's the first day of term at the Wizard Academy, and a sect of sinister sorcerers have made off with one of the school's most important magical artefacts. Join an enchanting cast of characters on a quest to get it back, and learn all of the skills to be an award-winning witch or wizard along the way!
Autumn Steam Gala
31/8/18 - 2/9/18 : North Norfolk Railway
31/8/18 - 2/9/18 : Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway
Every operating engine will be in use. Traction engines, steam cars and lorries, a model railway exhibition, demonstrations and trade stands, and a shuttle bus to the associated Llanfair Garden Railway Show up the hill at Llanfair High School.
1/9/18 - : Boness & Kinneil Railway
Steam and heritage DMU trains, music, dancing, dance demos, stalls and vintage cars. Everyone, from 1950s revival fans to families, is welcome for some 1950s fun with us.
1/9/18 - : Crich Tramway Village
A must for all transport enthusiasts our 'Simply Trams' event will see an intensive tram service, with departures every 6 minutes and as many as 18 trams available. There will also be plenty of in and out-of-service photo opportunities with a selection of both operational and non-operational trams. Its not all about the big trams, but small ones as well, with the stunning Robert Whetstone models on display and running in the Exhibition Hall.
1/9/18 - 2/9/18 : Aln Valley Railway
This hugely popular two day event is an exhibition of model railway layouts in a range of scales in the shed alongside visiting trade support. Over 20 layouts are expected and as usual our very own standard gauge layout will be in operation, this year with live steam!
Day Out With Thomas
1/9/18 - 2/9/18 : Buckinghamshire Railway Centre
If you've got fans of Thomas the Tank Engine, you can make their dreams come true by bringing them to a Day Out With Thomas at Buckinghamshire Railway Centre.