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.
8/5/17 - 10/5/17 : Bluebell Railway
Big Diesel Thrash
11/5/17 - 13/5/17 : Chinnor & Princes Risborough Railway
We've listened to the many enthusiasts who said they would travel with us if we put on a 3-Day Big Diesel 'Thrash!'' We have agreements with the respective owners to hire in 5 Big Heritage Diesels. And, of course, our unique resident Class 17 Clayton will be thrashing along with the others (and full power on its two engines too!).
English Electric Day
13/5/17 - : Bodmin & Wenford Railway
Small Loco Fest
13/5/17 - : Nene Valley Railway
Join the NVR and our Small Locomotive Group in a celebration of Small Locomotives. All locos will be hauling a mix of passenger and freight turns over the weekend!
Family Fun Weekend with Paddington
13/5/17 - 14/5/17 : Avon Valley Railway
Join Paddington for a weekend of family fun at the Avon Valley Railway. Enjoy childrens' fairground rides, craft activities, story-telling face-painting, Punch & Judy as well as rides on our steam trains! Paddington himself will also be making personal appearances at intervals throughout the weekend.
Branch Line Weekend
13/5/17 - 14/5/17 : Bluebell Railway
Day out with Thomas
13/5/17 - 14/5/17 : Boness & Kinneil Railway
Engines with friendly faces, children's entertainment, competitions, face painting, fairground attractions.
13/5/17 - 14/5/17 : Ecclesbourne Valley Railway
Entering it's fifth season, our popular Heritage Railcar Gala which celebrates the unsung heroes of British Railways is back with an intense timetable on the Duffield line and an evening special on the Saturday too!
Cotswold Bricks and Trains Weekend
13/5/17 - 14/5/17 : Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway
A chance for new and old fans of those small plastic bricks to be suitably excited and enthralled with the displays. Yes, a LEGO exhibition is coming to the GWSR; Be enthralled by the expertise of Southern Lego Train Club's members, who will be providing the displays. There will also be demonstrations and a chance for our smaller visitors to have a go at building their own brick structures.
Day Out With Thomas
13/5/17 - 14/5/17 : Kirklees Light Railway
Meet Thomas, Percy, Mavis and the Fat Controller and many other attractions to keep the kids entertained