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.
Mr Ribble's Friendly Engines
26/8/17 - 28/8/17 : Ribble Steam Railway
August Bank Holiday Fun Weekend
26/8/17 - 28/8/17 : Romney Hythe & Dymchurch Railway
We will welcome many holiday-makers to the Railway this weekend, but can you recall your past holidays spent on the Marsh when a ride on the Railway was, as it is today, on your 'must do' list? What better time could there be than the summer of our 90th Anniversary year to invite our community friends from Romney Marsh and beyond to reminisce with us? Experience again the delights of a day travelling on our Mainline in Miniature and enjoying the surrounding landscape.
20th Birthday Bash
26/8/17 - 28/8/17 : Spa Valley Railway
On Saturday 23rd August 1997 the line re-opened the 3½ miles to Groombridge Station. Over the past 20 years the Spa Valley Railway has grown into Tunbridge Wells' biggest tourist attraction.
Sir Cecil's Family Fun Weekend
26/8/17 - 28/8/17 : Tanfield Railway
Colne Valley Bus & Commercial Vehicle Rally
27/8/17 - : Colne Valley Railway
Heritage and Modern buses will be on display. Trains of all ages also feature.
Classic Cars and Steam Trains Day
27/8/17 - : Moseley Railway Trust
Heritage Transport Day
27/8/17 - : Plym Valley Railway
In partnership with the Plymouth City Transport Preservation Group. Attractions: Stalls, Train Rides, Bouncy Castles, Heritage Bus Shuttle, Miniature Railway Rides, Classic Car & Engine Display, Locomotives on Display & Cab Visits.
Series 1 Land Rover Gathering
27/8/17 - : Talyllyn Railway
Built between 1948 and 1958, there will be some 40 vehicles at Tywyn Wharf station for people to come and see and talk to some of the owners about their Land Rovers. There will be a cross section of models for the ten years of Rover Company production.
Classic Transport Gathering
27/8/17 - 28/8/17 : Crich Tramway Village
An opportunity for you to bring along your vintage vehicle (classed as those built before 1985), or come and view those on display.
Teddy Bear Specials
27/8/17 - 28/8/17 : Elsecar Heritage Railway
Kids travel FREE if looking after a Teddy Bear. So bring out the Teddy Bears for an adventure as you travel on the train. Bring a picnic too if you like!