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.
21/10/17 - : Elsecar Heritage Railway
Our annual event which allows professional and amateur photographers to get up and personal with our engines, with opportunities to get static and dynamic shots.
Anything Goes Gala
21/10/17 - 22/10/17 : Battlefield Line Railway
21/10/17 - 22/10/17 : Boness & Kinneil Railway
Come and join us for an unforgettable weekend featuring a variety of steam locomotives.
Cotswolds Food & Drink Fayre
21/10/17 - 22/10/17 : Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway
Last year we had more than 30 exhibitors over the two days, many giving away samples as well as selling their locally produced artisan food and drink products. They were impressed by the large numbers of visitors who enjoyed spending money on the tasty and innovative items and all the exhibitors want to return in 2017.
Day Out With Thomas
21/10/17 - 22/10/17 : 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.
October Thomas Half Term Specials
21/10/17 - 22/10/17 : Nene Valley Railway
Join Thomas on his Half Term Specials as he pulls the train through the tunnel to Yarwell and back, then enjoy a little nostalgia with a trip along the picturesque Nene Valley from the comfort of our carriages, pulled behind a Steam Locomotive.
21/10/17 - 29/10/17 : Bure Valley Railway
A children's quiz to see how many spooky items can be spotted on the train journey, a colouring corner and a decorated Whilstlestop Cafe add to this themed event. Also, the Railway's resident Bear will be dressed up for the occasion to welcome each train at Aylsham Station. To make this truly a children's event, we are giving free travel to every child when accompanied by a fare-paying adult.
21/10/17 - 29/10/17 : Devon Railway Centre
Explore the pumpkin trail and discover the Halloween treasure! Free Halloween gift for all children age 3 and over.
Wizards and Spooks Trains
21/10/17 - 29/10/17 : Midland Railway - Butterley
Halloween at the Midland Railway - Butterley is a very 'spooktacular' affair. Wizards & Spooks trains operate throughout the nine day period of the Derbyshire schools autumn half term holiday.
21/10/17 - 29/10/17 : North Norfolk Railway
Spooky goings-on at the North Norfolk Railway this Halloween!