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.
Oktoberfest at the Railway
21/10/17 - 29/10/17 : Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway
A full week jam packed with Oktoberfest fun! Experience German foods in our Cafes and view our visiting engines.
Sulzer Running Day
22/10/17 - : Great Central Railway Nottingham
Showcasing our fleet of Sulzer Locomotives operating from Ruddington to Loughborough Junction (via East Leake)
Princesses & Pirates Dress-Up Day
22/10/17 - : Leighton Buzzard Railway
Free travel for accompanied children who have dressed for the occasion.
October Half Term
22/10/17 - 30/10/17 : Gwili Railway
With the nights drawing in and the weather uncertain, it can be difficult to plan days out for half term. Here at the Gwili Railway we have something for all ages and all weather.
23/10/17 - : Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway
Llanfair Caereinion station will be spookily decorated and the last train will return to Llanfair in eerie dusk. Come in costume, as there will prizes for the most imaginative.
Witches and Wizards Week
23/10/17 - 27/10/17 : Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway
A week of Witches, Wizards, Ghosts and Ghouls at Haverthwaite and the Lakes Aquarium. Explore the haunted carriage, complete the 'Ghoul Trail' and ride to Lakeside for more spooky fun at the Aquarium. FREE train ride and entry into the Lakes Aquarium for kids in fancy dress (Must be travelling with a full paying adult).
Kids for a Quid
23/10/17 - 27/10/17 : South Devon Railway
It's half term, so bring along the children (under 16s) for a holiday steam train ride at only £1.
23/10/17 - 29/10/17 : Crich Tramway Village
The week when we light up the Village and the trams run into the early evening. Plenty of family fun throughout the week including activities, crafts and entertainment.
Spooky Half Term Trains
24/10/17 - 26/10/17 : Avon Valley Railway
FREE train rides for children in fancy dress plus a spooky trail around the station.
25/10/17 - : East Somerset Railway
There is magic in the air on the Halloween Express, Enjoy a spooky experience as the train hurtles the line. Watch out for the spiders and skeletons, ghosts and cobwebs. Children come in free for spooky specials if they dress in scary costumes.