Heritage Railways hold over 1000 special events every year. Events for all the railways for the next few months are listed here.
(Events for 2017 will be added over the next few months. This is largely dependant on when the railways publish their events on their own websites. I hope to have checked them all before the end of January, and will then check again during February.)
For a full listing of events for any particular railway, please visit that railway's own website.
26/3/17 - : Leighton Buzzard Railway
Mother's Day Special
26/3/17 - : Lincolnshire Wolds Railway
Treat mum to afternoon High Tea on the train!
26/3/17 - : Lynton & Barnstaple Railway
Mums travel FREE and get to drive a diesel too.
26/3/17 - : Northampton & Lamport Railway
Mothers travel free.
26/3/17 - : Romney Hythe & Dymchurch Railway
'Drive a Train' sessions for mums and special menus on offer at our catering outlets.
31/3/17 - 2/4/17 : Bluebell Railway
Diesel Gala with a 'Western' theme.
'Strictly Bulleid' Spring Steam Gala 2017
31/3/17 - 2/4/17 : Swanage Railway
Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the final operation of steam hauled services on British Raiways Southern Region. 'Strictly Bulleid' will be a bonanza of Bulleids with a number of guest Bulleid locomotives joining forces with the home Bulleid fleet to provide an extravaganza of steam power.
Sci-Fi on the Sidings
1/4/17 - 2/4/17 : East Lancashire Railway
Boldly go where you have never gone before. . . by steam train. We're going back to past to get to the future at this science fiction event with a host of time travellers, aliens, monsters and more, it's sure to be a galactic good time!
Volunteer Recruitment Fair
1/4/17 - 2/4/17 : Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway
This is the chance for you to find out what life is like as a volunteer on our Railway and, if you like what you see, to join us. To get a behind-the-scenes look at what goes on to make our Railway work you will need to register. We will then show you round our locomotive facilities at Toddington before taking you by train to Winchcombe to see our Carriage and Wagon department; there will also be the change to meet volunteers and learn about other departments.
1/4/17 - 2/4/17 : Ribble Steam Railway