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.
Back to Broadway Heritage Diesel Gala
27/7/18 - 29/7/18 : Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway
27/7/18 - 29/7/18 : Midland Railway - Butterley
A unique three day summer music festival which combines steam trains and indiepop music. Around 50 indiepop bands from across the globe will be playing across four stages at Indietracks.
A day with Alice the Little Welsh Engine
28/7/18 - : Bala Lake Railway
Come along and meet 'Alice the Little Welsh Engine' from Pauline Hazelwood's beautiful childrens' books. 'Alice' will be giving rides at Llanuwchllyn station in the special Dinorwic Quarry carriage that was once used by royal visitors and shunting slate wagons just like she did in the quarry.
28/7/18 - : Leighton Buzzard Railway
To coincide with the Linslade Canal Festival, we'll be operating our standard service. Our craft shop will have a stall at the festival itself, but why not come and visit us and combine two aspects of local transport on one day?
Steam Weekend and Summer Fair
28/7/18 - 29/7/18 : Aln Valley Railway
Lionheart Station site open with coach rides behind Richboro steam locomotive. Buffet Stop Cafe, museum, shop, model railway and rolling stock shed open.
SUMMER FAIR on Sunday only. Featuring arts and craft stalls under cover in the rolling stock shed.
Day Out With Thomas
28/7/18 - 29/7/18 : Boness & Kinneil Railway
Engines with friendly faces, children's entertainment, competitions, face painting, fairground attractions.
Annual Steam Gala
28/7/18 - 29/7/18 : Fairbourne Railway
Viisting 15 inch gauge steam engine 'St Egwin' from Evesham Vale Light Railway. Visiting 12¼inch gauge steam engine 'Naomi' from Exbury Garden Railway will be running to Barmouth Ferry. Returning to Fairbourne from Windmill Farm Railway, is 15 inch gauge diesel 'Rachel'.
Teddy Bear's Picnic
28/7/18 - 29/7/18 : Tanfield Railway
Join our resident Station Master, Boris the Bear and bring your favourite teddy to Tanfield this weekend! Kids travel FREE when they are accompanied by a responsible teddy bear.
Classic Car Summer Show
29/7/18 - : Amberley Museum
29/7/18 - : Chasewater Light Railway