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.
Tanfield Ghost Train
28/10/17 - 29/10/17 : Tanfield Railway
Get in the ghoulish spirit of things on the Tanfield Railway's very own Halloween Ghost Train! Come in fancy dress, take part in Halloween games, activities and arts and crafts - but most of all keep an eye out for the scary station staff!
Autumn Diesel Enthusiasts Gala
28/10/17 - 30/10/17 : Mid-Norfolk Railway
Small Engines Day
29/10/17 - : Leighton Buzzard Railway
29/10/17 - : Lincolnshire Wolds Railway
Halloween Steam & Scream!
29/10/17 - : Talyllyn Railway
Join us for a fun spooky evening train ride along the Talyllyn Railway to the haunted woods at Dolgoch. All children get a spooky goody bag with activities and treats. Bring along your carved pumpkin lanterns - prizes given for our favourites. Fancy dress welcome - parents too!
29/10/17 - : West Lancashire Light Railway
Come along for a scary ride - no need to book! Special trains from 5.30pm. Discount for fancy dress!
29/10/17 - 30/10/17 : East Somerset Railway
There is magic in the air on the Halloween Express, Enjoy a spooky experience as the train hurtles the line. Watch out for the spiders and skeletons, ghosts and cobwebs. Children come in free for spooky specials if they dress in scary costumes.
29/10/17 - 2/11/17 : Llanberis Lake Railway
Dare you ride the ghostly train through the Witches Woods to seek out the spirits and spooks?
Halloween Ghost Trains
30/10/17 - 31/10/17 : Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway
Travel the line in darkness and keep those eyes peeled for some of our fiendish friends!
31/10/17 - : Bala Lake Railway
Be Prepared to be Scared!!! We will be running these very popular trains again in 2017.