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.
Multiple Memories Railcar Gala
16/3/19 - 17/3/19 : Ecclesbourne Valley Railway
Travel back to yesteryear at our Railcar Gala and celebrate the unsung heroes of British Railways. Our large collection of railcars will feature, running to a special timetable.
Buy One, Get One Free Weekend
16/3/19 - 17/3/19 : South Devon Railway
To raise the curtain on our new season, for every ticket you buy, you get another free (The lowest priced ticket will be the free one). A great family day out and a great price too!
Kids for a Quid
17/3/19 : Swindon & Cricklade Railway
Any Adult or Senior buying a ticket may take children with them for £1 each.
23/3/19 - 24/3/19 : East Somerset Railway
Passenger trains, freight, brake vans and tankers create the complete steam atmosphere. Throughout this weekend we showcase our rolling stock, to give you a vision of life before modern technology. Ride in the brake van, watch the shunting, or sit in comfort in a vintage carriage all day if you like. Our day rover ticket allows you access to all this, as well as visiting our Engine Shed and Workshop to fulfil your need for steam.
My First Day Out with Thomas
23/3/19 - 24/3/19 : Kirklees Light Railway
Join Thomas the Tank Engine & his friends, Percy, Toby, Mavis & Emily as they visit the Kirklees Light Railway from the Island of Sodor. The Fat Controller will also be on hand during the engines' visit to make sure they are all being really useful and behaving themselves.
23/3/19 - 24/3/19 : Llangollen Railway
The cheeky little piggy will be appearing at intervals between 10:30am - 3.30pm on both days. Don't forget your camera! Take a train ride to Carrog to see the magic show.
Spring Diesel Gala
23/3/19 - 24/3/19 : Ribble Steam Railway
Come down and look at our working industrial Diesel engines. Special Timetable, Unlimited Rides, Real Ales on the Trains.
Statfold Enthusiasts Weekend
23/3/19 - 24/3/19 : Statfold Barn Railway
An opportunity for all keen Narrow Gauge Railway Photographers and Railway minded people to take a 'behind the scenes' look at the Statfold Barn Railway and the way it works. The Engineering shop and Running Shed are open for all to view. The Engines run all day pulling coaches full of enthusiasts. Approx. 18 Engines run per day providing a regular train service from the main Station
Spring Steam Up
29/3/19 - 31/3/19 : Swanage Railway
Home Fleet Event
Railtours around the British Steel Steelworks at Scunthorpe
30/3/19 : 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.