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.
Late Summer Weekend
2/9/17 - 3/9/17 : West Somerset Railway
Mark the end of summer by travelling on the West Somerset Railway. A more intensive timetable runs with steam and diesel locos from our home fleet.
Model Railway Day
3/9/17 - : Bressingham Steam & Gardens
Model Railway Exhibition featuring visiting layouts of a variety of scales and gauges. Exhibition will also feature a number of trade stalls.
Morris Minor Rally
3/9/17 - : Isle of Wight Steam Railway
The first British car to sell a million! The 'Moggy Minor' is fondly remembered and is still a much-loved car. See a host of Travellers, saloons, convertibles, vans, pick-ups and custom classics on display at the annual Morris Minor Rally at Havenstreet Station. Autojumble, refreshments and train rides available!
Classic Vehicle Rally
3/9/17 - : Kirklees Light Railway
There will be in excess of 150 vehicles on display at Clayton West Station so why not bring the whole family and enjoy the spectacular display of cars, vehicles and motorbikes.
Grantown on Spey Motormania
3/9/17 - : Strathspey Railway
Held at The Square in Grantown on Spey, the event showcases up to 400 vehicles vehicles, from modern to really classic old machines! It's a great day out for all all ages with stands and stalls, children's entertainment, live music, dancers and a Pipe Band.
5/9/17 - 12/9/17 : West Somerset Railway
The West Somerset Railway will be welcoming the iconic Flying Scotsman locomotive this September.
Heritage Open Days
7/9/17 - 10/9/17 : Isle of Wight Steam Railway
As part of the UK-wide Heritage Open Weekend, there's plenty to see on and around the Railway, including a chance to explore our Train Story Discovery Centre and learn the story of our Victorian and Edwardian railway vehicles, and their lasting impact on all our lives! Plus on Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th there are guided tours of the restoration workshops.
7/9/17 - 10/9/17 : Tanfield Railway
Enjoy everything to do with the Tanfield Railway's heritage in association with Heritage Open Days. Displays and tours throughout the four days. No trains running on Thursday 7th, Friday 8th and Saturday 9th September.
ELR Beer and Cider Festival
8/9/17 - 10/9/17 : East Lancashire Railway
Discover the finest in local beers and ciders at the very first East Lancashire Railway Beer and Cider Festival. Supported by local breweries of renown and set against the stunning backdrop of the fascinating Bury Transport Museum, this festival is a must for ale and history lovers alike.
8/9/17 - 10/9/17 : Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway