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.
Easter Egg Special
14/4/17 - 17/4/17 : Boness & Kinneil Railway
A free tasty Easter treat for every child. Wear your traditional Easter Bonnet for the chance to win a prize and have fun in the Museum hunting the Easter Eggs!
Day Out With Thomas
14/4/17 - 17/4/17 : Buckinghamshire Railway Centre
If you've got fans of Thomas the Tank Engine, you simply have to come and experience a Day Out With Thomas at BRC. On these special days, you can: Take a ride in a steam train behind Thomas the Tank Engine. Meet Sir Topham Hatt, The Fat Controller. Have fun at the Imagination Station: colouring, badge making and temporary tattoos.
14/4/17 - 17/4/17 : Bure Valley Railway
Hop on board the Easter Eggspress over the Easter bank holiday weekend, for an 'eggciting' day out for all the family. There is a FREE Easter Egg for each child when accompanied by a fare-paying adult.
14/4/17 - 17/4/17 : Chinnor & Princes Risborough Railway
Four days of steam hauled trains and our stewards will be serving Hot Cross Buns to Adults and Chocolate Treats to Children during the journey.
50 Years at Didcot Gala
14/4/17 - 17/4/17 : Didcot Railway Centre
Celebrating our 50 years at Didcot Railway Centre. Gala Days feature visiting engines or other activities, signalling demonstrations and our popular Black Python Real Ale Bar.
Easter Day Out With Thomas
14/4/17 - 17/4/17 : East Anglian Railway Museum
Admission will include unlimited rides on Thomas and his friends Daisy, Toby and Henrietta and the Troublesome Trucks and Rusty and Dusty will all be here.
Easter Teddy Bears Outing
14/4/17 - 17/4/17 : East Somerset Railway
Children bring your teddy and travel for free. There will be a spot the Teddy Bear competition for the children. Driver for a Tenner will be operating and also the miniature railway.
14/4/17 - 17/4/17 : Ecclesbourne Valley Railway
Come along and spend a fun-filled Easter Weekend with the family on the railway. There'll be steam on the Ravenstor line too!
Easter Vintage Festival
14/4/17 - 17/4/17 : Great Central Railway
Get ready to step back in time to a country fayre at Quorn & Woodhouse station. There's gallopers and a big wheel, traction engines, craft stalls, vintage cars, commercials and machinery. There's also a real ale tent with live music.
14/4/17 - 17/4/17 : Gwili Railway
Railway Activity Pack with Easter Bunny Trail, Easter Colouring Competition, Easter Recipe and Railway Quiz. Visit the Easter Bunny. Easter Egg for every child.