Heritage Railways hold over 1000 special events every year. Events for all the railways for the next few months are listed here.
PLEASE NOTE: Events for 2018 will be added over the next few months (It takes a long while to complete as some railways do not list their events until well into the new year).
For a full listing of events for any particular railway, please visit that railway's own website.
19/5/18 - 20/5/18 : Swindon & Cricklade Railway
Diesel Running Day
20/5/18 - : Buckinghamshire Railway Centre
A chance to ride behind locos from our Heritage Diesel fleet including our freshly painted LSSH! Working trains solo for the first time. 2 passenger trains will be running along with demonstration freight trains.
Meet The Gruffalo
20/5/18 - : Colne Valley Railway
The Gruffalo will be making appearances at intervals throughout the day.
Annual Vintage Open Day
20/5/18 - : Darlington Railway Preservation Society
Featuring: Vehicles, Railway Demonstrations, Exhibitions, Mini Railway and more.
IW Fesitval of Transport
20/5/18 - : Isle of Wight Steam Railway
Admire the workmanship, enjoy the memories and expect to be surprised! Featuring an array of railway and road vehicles of all shapes and sizes. If you love cars and heritage transport this event is for you!
Kids for a Quid
20/5/18 - : Lavender Line
Bring your children to the Lavender Line and they can ride up and down for only £1 all day! We will be operating our Heritage Diesel Thumper Unit 1133 (Green Goddess).
Thomas Big Adventure
20/5/18 - : Nene Valley Railway
Come and join Thomas on his Big Adventure, as he takes the main line to Peterborough with his special train. Collecting water at Peterborough, and passing through the haunted tunnel.
Mixed Traction Day
20/5/18 - : Severn Valley Railway
Following on from our highly popular Spring Diesel Festival, a selection of the visiting diesel locomotives will be operating alongside our steam trains.
Teddy Bears Outing
20/5/18 - : West Lancashire Light Railway
Children bring a bear and travel half-fare! There's bound to be lots of surprises down in the woods today! Live-steam model railways will be running.
Spring Beer Festival
25/5/18 - 28/5/18 : South Devon Railway