UK & Ireland Heritage Railways

Events Diary

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.

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Classic and Vintage Vehicle Rally
9/4/17 - : Foxfield Railway
Last year over 100 classic vehicles attended and we expect another great turn out this year. The rally will consist of classic cars, buses, bikes and lorries. Various makes will feature including: Rolls Royce, M.G., Morris Minor, Ford, Jaguar, Vauxhall and many more.

Heritage Goods Day
9/4/17 - : Isle of Wight Steam Railway
Head back to the past to discover how the railways provided all our daily transport, taking food from the farm to the factory to the shops, and distributing goods and products from the ports to the towns, or our heritage works train may be in operation.

Grandparents go free
9/4/17 - : Leighton Buzzard Railway
If accompanied by a fare-paying child.

Mining Tales and Trails
9/4/17 - : Middleton Railway
Guided walks and tales of Middleton's coal mining heritage. The event will feature a mixed train, with goods wagons as well as passenger coaches.

Lord Armstrong's Family Fun Day
9/4/17 - : Tanfield Railway

The Princess Adventure - Family Fun Day
13/4/17 - : East Lancashire Railway
Noble Knights and dynamic Damsels, join us on an epic quest to save Storybook Lands from a menacing menagerie of maleficent miscreants! This interactive event is a magical experience for the whole family!

Visit of Flying Scotsman
13/4/17 - 19/4/17 : Bluebell Railway

Easter Egg Trail
14/4/17 - 17/4/17 : Avon Valley Railway
Join our Easter Egg Trail and see if you can find them all!

Easter Egg Hunt
14/4/17 - 17/4/17 : Bala Lake Railway
Your challenge is to find all the Easter Eggs the White Rabbit has hidden around the railway. Great fun and yummy prizes for the kids!

Easter Bunny Trains
14/4/17 - 17/4/17 : Barry Tourist Railway
Come along to another great Easter weekend at Barry Tourist Railway. Trains will be running each day and our Cafe will be open for all.

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