Heritage Railways hold over 1000 special events every year. Events for all the railways for the next few months are listed here.
PLEASE NOTE: Nearly all railways hold Santa Events on every weekend in December, so I don't list those here as it would just fill the Diary and make it hard to find any other event types during the Christmas period.
For a full listing of events for any particular railway, please visit that railway's own website.
Ride the Ghost Train
27/10/17 - 28/10/17 : Keith & Dufftown Railway
There will be witches, ghosts, zombies and much else on the night. Passengers are encouraged to come in fancy dress (Halloween Themed). This will definitely go 'BUMP' in the night!
The Wizards Express
27/10/17 - 28/10/17 : Nene Valley Railway
Nene Valley Railway invites you to join Harry the Wizarding Train spotter and his friends on The Wizard's Express. Spooky goings-on aboard the train with Halloween/Wizards characters and a chance to meet Wilma the Witch. Fancy dress highly recommended, wear your best Halloween or Wizards outfit.
Halloween Ghost Trains
27/10/17 - 28/10/17 : Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway
Travel the line in darkness and keep those eyes peeled for some of our fiendish friends!
Halloween Ghost Train
27/10/17 - 28/10/17 : Swindon & Cricklade Railway
Day Out With Thomas
27/10/17 - 29/10/17 : Dean Forest Railway
27/10/17 - 29/10/17 : Ffestiniog Railway
Dare you take the little train into the spooky woods? Don your ghoulish costumes and join our witches and spooks for an evening of fiendish fun and tasty treats. Ride the Halloween train special to Tan y Bwlch for a hot supper, competitions and entertainment.
27/10/17 - 29/10/17 : Romney Hythe & Dymchurch Railway
Spooky 'after dark' express trains, ghostly games and activities, scary Halloween-themed food. Join in the fun - if you are brave enough!
28/10/17 - : Bala Lake Railway
Be Prepared to be Scared!!! We will be running these very popular trains again in 2017.
Halloween 'Steam and Scream' Special
28/10/17 - : Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway
Get ready for Hallowe'en and join the 'Spooky Specials' throughout the day at either Cheltenham Racecourse or Toddington Station. Come dressed for the occasion.
28/10/17 - : Leighton Buzzard Railway
Take a steam train ride to an atmospheric evening phtoto-shoot.