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.
Special Engine Month
16/6/18 - 17/6/18 : Mid-Suffolk Light Railway
We will be hosting 'Illingworth' Hudswell Clarke no 1208 built for the Nidd Valley Light Railway in 1916. With a genuine light railway pedigree and very close in appearance to our own 1604, 1208 is doubly welcome as this year's visitor to the Middy. Illingworth will be sharing duties with one our resident locos on 9th, 10th, 16th, 17th and 24th June.
Beer & Cider Festival - Father's Day Cars
16/6/18 - 17/6/18 : Ribble Steam Railway
Model Railway Show
16/6/18 - 17/6/18 : Stainmore Railway Company
Legends of Industry Gala
16/6/18 - 17/6/18 : Tanfield Railway
The biggest event in the railway's calendar returns! Our Legends of Industry gala will feature all of our home fleet operating locomotives plus at least one visiting loco! Various displays and attractions will feature around the railway site.
16/6/18 - 18/6/18 : Bala Lake Railway
Our annual steam gala has moved to tie in with an event on the Ffestiniog Railway. Our theme this year will be the Penrhyn Quarry, with visiting engines, a busy timetable of passenger and demonstration freight trains, and lots more besides.
17/6/18 - : Boness & Kinneil Railway
A Father;s day treat for all the family - steam trains and classic cars.
Historic Commercial Vehicle Rally
17/6/18 - : Buckinghamshire Railway Centre
Organised by the Historic Commercial Vehicle Society (South Midlands area), we are pleased to welcome members together with their commercial vehicles in this popular rally.Up to 60 historic vehicles will be on display, arriving from about 11:00am.
Moving the Freight
17/6/18 - : Chasewater Light Railway
17/6/18 - : Cholsey & Wallingford Railway
Fathers travel for half price when travelling with a fare paying child.
Fathers Day Special
17/6/18 - : Devon Railway Centre
Bring Dad for a fun filled day out with our steam loco, model railways and miniature train. Dads admitted FREE when accompanied by a full paying child.