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.
Heritage Open Days
13/9/18 - 16/9/18 : Isle of Wight Steam Railway
Part of the UK-wide Heritage Open Days initiative. There's plenty to see and do around the Railway, including a chance to explore our Train Story Discovery Centre and learn the story of our Victorian and Edwardian railway vehicles, and their lasting impact on all our lives!
Plus, on Sat 15 & Sun 16th Sept there are guided tours of the restoration workshops.
Rail Ale and Blues Festival
14/9/18 - 16/9/18 : Cleethorpes Coast Light Railway
The Rail Ale and Blues Festival returns to Cleethorpes Coast Light Railway for its fourth year! This event will be host to sensational live music, a large variety of real ales and of course steam trains. With over 50 real ales, 30-40 ciders and additional brews, there will be something for all tastes!
14/9/18 - 16/9/18 : Ffestiniog Railway
Celebrating the 21st anniversary of the commencement of services between Caernarfon and Dinas beginning the rebirth of the Welsh Highland Railway. Plenty of activity including extra trains and an exciting display of models of beautifully engineered articulated locomotives.
14/9/18 - 16/9/18 : Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway
Home engines will be 71515 'Mech Navvies Ltd.' and 'Rosyth No.1' will be joined by a guest engine.
Miniature Steam Weekend
15/9/18 - 16/9/18 : Amberley Museum
15/9/18 - 16/9/18 : Battlefield Line Railway
Vintage and Classic Car Rally
15/9/18 - 16/9/18 : Foxfield Railway
Another huge gathering of a variety of classic and vintage cars, lorries and buses, at Foxfield's Caverswall Road station. Some of the vehicles coming are 90 years old!
Day Out With Thomas
15/9/18 - 16/9/18 : Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway
With so much to see and do it will make your Day Out With Thomas the ideal all day family activity and, once you have bought your ticket for this event, entrance to all attractions is free! Ride not only with Thomas but also behind other steam and diesel engines, including Daisy.
15/9/18 - 16/9/18 : Leighton Buzzard Railway
The 1940s Weekend
15/9/18 - 16/9/18 : North Norfolk Railway