Heritage Railways hold over 1000 special events every year. Events for all the railways for the next few months are listed here.
PLEASE NOTE: Events for 2018 will be added over the next few months (It takes a long while to complete as some railways do not list their events until well into the new year).
For a full listing of events for any particular railway, please visit that railway's own website.
Summer Transport Festival
30/6/18 - 1/7/18 : Spa Valley Railway
A gathering of steam on the road and rails, vintage vehicles and a whole lot of fun for all the family! Eridge Station car park will play host to a variety of road steam engines.
Llechfan Garden Railway weekend and Beer Festival
30/6/18 - 1/7/18 : Talyllyn Railway
The popular Llechfan Garden Railway at Wharf Station will be running, with Garden Railway Market, Drive a Talyllyn Steam Engine for £10
Classic Motorcycle Event
1/7/18 - : Crich Tramway Village
Organised in conjunction with the Vincent Owners Club, and is for motorcycles built prior to January 1994. There will also be a Best Bike Award as voted by the public visiting Crich Tramway Village on the day. Visitors will be able to admire classic bikes of many different ages and makes and enjoy seeing them bring ridden on The Street alongside classic trams from our Collection.
Annual Classic Bus & Coach Rally
1/7/18 - : Ecclesbourne Valley Railway
Come and see the fantastic display of buses at Wirksworth and enjoy rdes on both the classic buses and heritage trains through the day. An intensive train timetable will operate on the Duffield line.
Chaloner's 50th anniversary
1/7/18 - : Leighton Buzzard Railway
50 years of Chaloner hauling passenger trains on our line.
1/7/18 - : North Norfolk Railway
The Story of Suburban Travel
2/7/18 - 8/7/18 : North Norfolk Railway
Teddy Bears Picnic and Family Funday
5/7/18 - : Didcot Railway Centre
Free admission for Children with Teddy Bears. Teddy Bear displays. Children's Activities and Crafts in the Picnic Area. Badge Making. Railway themed Teddy Trail. Competitions for Bears!
Rail Ale Trail
6/7/18 - 8/7/18 : Churnet Valley Railway
Summer Diesel Spectacular
6/7/18 - 8/7/18 : East Lancashire Railway
Services will run on an intensive all diesel timetable all weekend and will feature home fleet locomotives and potentially special guests from other lines around the country.