Events

There's plenty to see, do and enjoy at heritage railway events around the UK. Many railways also offer experience days such as driving a train or dining experiences.

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4th May 2024 - 6th May 2024
Steam & Diesel Gala.

Steam & Diesel Gala.

Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway, Ravenglass, Cumbria,

A bumper weekend of trains featuring as many locomotives as possible!

Dates
4th May 2024 - 6th May 2024
Event Type(s)
Steam Gala.
Diesel Gala
Vintage Vehicles
Location
Ravenglass, Cumbria, CA18 1SW, GB
Distance
0 away
10th May 2024 - 12th May 2024
Diesel Gala

Diesel Gala

Swanage Railway, Swanage, Dorset,

Join us for an action packed weekend

Dates
10th May 2024 - 12th May 2024
Event Type(s)
Diesel Gala
Location
Station House, Railway Station Approach, Swanage, Dorset, BH19 1HB, GB
Distance
0 away
18th May 2024 - 19th May 2024
ListerFest

ListerFest

Apedale Valley Light Railway, Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire,

A celebration of all things Lister

Dates
18th May 2024 - 19th May 2024
Event Type(s)
Diesel Gala
Location
Apedale Country Park, Blackbank Road, Knutton, Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire, ST5 6AX, GB
Distance
0 away
24th May 2024 - 26th May 2024
Diesel Gala

Diesel Gala

Bo'ness & Kinneil Railway, Bo'ness, West Lothian,

Join us for a day for all those fans of diesel locomotives - an intensive timetable will operate. More information on the SRPS Diesel Group Facebook page.

Dates
24th May 2024 - 26th May 2024
Event Type(s)
Diesel Gala
Location
17-19 North Street, Bo'ness, West Lothian, EH51 0AQ, GB
Distance
0 away
7th June 2024 - 9th June 2024
Rails & Ales

Rails & Ales

North Norfolk Railway, Sheringham, Norfolk,

A festival celebrating steam and heritage diesel locos, including a local beer and cider showcase.

Dates
7th June 2024 - 9th June 2024
Event Type(s)
Steam Gala.
Diesel Gala
Beer / Ale Event
Location
Sheringham Station, Station Approach, Sheringham, Norfolk, NR26 8RA, GB
Distance
0 away
27th June 2024 - 29th June 2024
July Diesel Gala 2024

July Diesel Gala 2024

East Lancashire Railway, Bury, Lancashire,

July Diesel Gala 2024

Dates
27th June 2024 - 29th June 2024
Event Type(s)
Diesel Gala
Location
Bolton Street Station, Bolton Street, Bury, Lancashire, BL9 0EY, GB
Distance
0 away
6th July 2024
Diesel Enthusiasts Day

Diesel Enthusiasts Day

Chinnor & Princes Risborough Railway, Chinnor, Oxfordshire,

Diesel Enthusiast Days with 31163 & 37227

Date
6th July 2024
Event Type(s)
Diesel Gala
Location
Station Road, Chinnor, Oxfordshire, OX39 4ER, GB
Distance
0 away
17th August 2024
Diesel Enthusiasts Day

Diesel Enthusiasts Day

Chinnor & Princes Risborough Railway, Chinnor, Oxfordshire,

Diesel Enthusiast Days with 31163 & 37227

Date
17th August 2024
Event Type(s)
Diesel Gala
Location
Station Road, Chinnor, Oxfordshire, OX39 4ER, GB
Distance
0 away
14th September 2024 - 15th September 2024
Forces and Families weekend

Forces and Families weekend

Apedale Valley Light Railway, Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire,

A weekend showcasing military displays and family events

Dates
14th September 2024 - 15th September 2024
Event Type(s)
Steam Gala.
Diesel Gala
Children's Event
Location
Apedale Country Park, Blackbank Road, Knutton, Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire, ST5 6AX, GB
Distance
0 away
20th September 2024 - 22nd September 2024
Autumn Diesel Gala

Autumn Diesel Gala

Epping Ongar Railway, Ongar, Essex,

The diesel fleet comes to the fore for a weekend of action over some of the steepest gradients in preservation.

Dates
20th September 2024 - 22nd September 2024
Event Type(s)
Diesel Gala
Location
Ongar Station, Station Approach, Ongar, Essex, CM5 9BN, GB
Distance
0 away
28th December 2024
Diesel Gala

Diesel Gala

Bo'ness & Kinneil Railway, Bo'ness, West Lothian,

Join us for a day for all those fans of diesel locomotives - an intensive timetable will operate. More information on the SRPS Diesel Group Facebook page.

Date
28th December 2024
Event Type(s)
Diesel Gala
Location
17-19 North Street, Bo'ness, West Lothian, EH51 0AQ, GB
Distance
0 away