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.
Steam and Vintage Rally
1/7/17 - 2/7/17 : Nene Valley Railway
A great weekend of Steam engines, Vintage vehicles, Classic Cars and Commercials.
Vintage Transport Festival and Bus Weekend
1/7/17 - 2/7/17 : North Norfolk Railway
There is so much to see and do with everything from marine engines and bicycles to Rolls Royces and tractors on show. Vintage buses will be giving free rides around the local area and to and from all NNR stations. As well as private entries many local clubs attend. Last year we had over 400 exhibits attending, including cars, bikes, buses and static engines!
A Family Weekend
1/7/17 - 2/7/17 : Romney Hythe & Dymchurch Railway
With special trains running to see Peppa Pig at intervals at New Romney station.
Steam & Beer
1/7/17 - 2/7/17 : Sittingbourne & Kemsley Light Railway
A wide selection of real ales and ciders from across the UK will be available - while stocks last. Live music on Saturday and family fun on Sunday.
South Devon 1940s Festival
1/7/17 - 2/7/17 : South Devon Railway
Stand by your beds! The railway returns to the 1940s with military vehicles, live period music and displays. We'd love you to come in period uniform or civilian clothing - don't forget your ration book. Working closely with the Devon Area Military Vehicle Trust and Miss Ivy Events we are sure that you will experience a fun filled day out that will transport you back to the 1940s.
2nd Annual Summer Steam Festival
1/7/17 - 2/7/17 : Spa Valley Railway
Join us for a weekend of intensive steam action with steam locomotives plus an array of road engines, stationary engines and of course a selection real ales & ciders!
Colne Valley at War
2/7/17 - : Colne Valley Railway
The Colne Valley Railway played a major part in the war effort as it served many local airfields. This day will feature evacuation trains, bomb trains, military vehicles and staff in period costumes.
Classic Motorcycle Event
2/7/17 - : Crich Tramway Village
Organised in conjunction with the Vincent Owners Club for motorcycles built prior to January 1992. There will also be a Best Bike Award as voted by the public visiting on the day. Visitors will be able to admire classic bikes of many different ages and makes and enjoy seeing them bring ridden on The Street alongside classic trams from our Collection.
Dover Transport Museum Joint Event
2/7/17 - : East Kent Railway
Annual Classic Bus and Coach Rally
2/7/17 - : Ecclesbourne Valley Railway
Our popular annual Classic Bus and Coach Rally rolls in to Wirksworth Station for the 8th time and will feature our intense timetable on the Duffield line for the first time. There will be a range of classics on display with some of them offering rides around the local area.