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 2019 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.
Kids for a Quid
22/2/19 - 24/2/19 : Epping Ongar Railway
Keep the kids entertained over the half term holiday when our Child tickets are just £1.
Railtours around the British Steel Steelworks at Scunthorpe
23/2/19 : Appleby Frodingham Railway
These 4 hour tours use BR Standard Brake Vans and visit parts of the site that aren't usually visited on standard Railtours. MUST BE BOOKED IN ADVANCE.
Model Railway Day
23/2/19 : Mid-Norfolk Railway
In conjunction with the Mid-Norfolk Railway's first ordinary passenger service of 2019, we are running the 20th Dereham Model Railway Exhibition.
Winter Steam Gala
23/2/19 - 24/2/19 : Churnet Valley Railway
Our traditional season opening event returns, which sees multiple steam locomotives take to the rails and enchant both young and old with the sight, sounds and smells of yesteryear. Star of the show will be guest locomotive no. 7827 'Lydham Manor', making her first visit to the North since preservation in June 1970.
50th Years Anniversary - Closure of the Line
23/2/19 - 24/2/19 : Lavender Line
To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the closure of the line, there will be a Double Thumper Weekend with 1133 & 1118!
Green Line Running Day - Bus Rally
24/2/19 : Epping Ongar Railway
The event based at the Railway's North Weald Station will feature routes operating to local towns and villages. Our regular route 339 will also run connecting Epping Underground station with North Weald at regular intervals. Vehicles from the following classes are expected to be running in service: RT, RF, CRL, RCL, RP, SMA plus XF1 and possibly a surprise or two!
Wightwick Hall Launch
3/3/19 : Buckinghamshire Railway Centre
Spring Steam Gala
8/3/19 - 10/3/19 : East Lancashire Railway
Join the East Lancashire Railway for an all steam spectacular as guest engines and home fleet locomotives run intensive all steam passenger services all weekend. Why not take in the action from the railway's award winning Trackside Bar?
Spring Steam Gala
8/3/19 - 10/3/19 : Mid-Hants Railway 'The Watercress Line'
We look forward to welcoming you to our three day weekend. There will be steam locomotives operating a varied timetable from 9.00am. to 5.00pm. each day.
Branch Line Weekend
15/3/19 - 17/3/19 : Bluebell Railway