Steam Railway events guide

 

Your handy, all-in-one events guide

Here are all the events, galas happening on preserved railways around the country in the next month*. Check back here in four weeks' time for more events.

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‘9F’ No. 92212 climbs to the Mid-Hants Railway’s Medstead summit on June 8. JON BOWERS

‘9F’ No. 92212 climbs to the Mid-Hants Railway’s Medstead summit on June 8. JON BOWERS

GALAS & ENTHUSIAST EVENTS

June

28-30 Mid-Norfolk Railway – Summer Steam Event
29 Appleby-Frodingham RPS – DMU Railtour
29 Appleby-Frodingham RPS – Brake Van Tour
29/30 Amerton Railway – Staffordshire Steam Gala
29/30 Bristol Harbour Railway – Running Days
29/30 Pecorama – Thomas II’s 40th Birthday Gala
30 Caledonian Railway – Steam Sunday
30 East Kent Railway – Steam Engine Service
30 Gartell Light Railway – Open Day
30 Lincolnshire Wolds Railway – Steam Running Day
30 Scottish Industrial Railway Centre – Steam Running Day

July

6, 20 & 27 Appleby-Frodingham RPS – DMU Railtours
6/7, 20/21 & 27/28 Bristol Harbour Railway – Running Days
6/7 Chatham Historic Dockyard Railway – Operating Days
6/7 Evesham Vale Light Railway – Railway Gala & Historic Transport Weekend
6/7 Yeovil Railway Centre – 25th Birthday Celebrations
7 Bredgar & Wormshill Light Railway – Enthusiast Gala Day
7 Bressingham – Everything Goes
7, 21 & 28 Caledonian Railway – Steam Sundays
7 & 28 Lincolnshire Wolds Railway – Steam Running Days
7 & 28 Stainmore Railway – Steam Running Days
7 Whitwell & Reepham Station – Steam Sunday
13/14 Amberley Museum – Railway Gala Weekend
13/14 Cleethorpes Coast Light Railway – Summer Steam & Beer Extravaganza
13 Eastleigh Lakeside Steam Railway – Small Engines Visiting Loco Weekend
13 Lincolnshire Coast Light Railway – 10th Anniversary Gala
13/14 Moors Valley Railway – Open Weekend
14 Chasewater Railway – Brewery Locomotives Day
14 Isle of Wight Steam Railway – Island Heritage Train Day
14, 21 & 28 Mid-Suffolk Light Railway – Steam Railway Days
14, 21 & 28 Scottish Industrial Railway Centre – Steam Days
20/21 Foxfield Railway – Summer Gala
20 & 27 Lincolnshire Coast Light Railway – Steam Running Days
20/21 Nene Valley Railway – Mail by Rail
21 Rocks by Rail – Museum Open Day
24 Groudle Glen Railway – Launch of New Locomotives
24-28 Isle of Man Steam Railway – Manx Heritage Transport Festival
27 Appleby-Frodingham RPS – Brake Van Tours
27 Embsay & Bolton Abbey Steam Railway – Goods Train Day
27/28 Kirklees Light Railway – Katie & Sian Days
27/28 Threlkeld Quarry Railway – Annual Steam Gala
28 East Kent Railway – Steam Engine Service
28 Gartell Light Railway – Open Day
28 Groudle Glen Railway – Gala Day: Steam, Battery & Diesel
28 Yeovil Railway Centre – Steam Train Day

VINTAGE & TRANSPORT EVENTS

June

29/30 Apedale Valley Light Railway – Swords to Ploughshares
29 Barrow Hill Roundhouse – First World War Peace Event
29/30 Bluebell Railway – Model Railway Weekend
29 Great Central Railway (Nottingham) – Model Railway Show
29/30 Severn Valley Railway – Step Back to the 1940s
30 Ecclesbourne Valley Railway – Annual Classic Bus & Coach Rally
30 Fife Heritage Railway – Leven Vintage Car Rally

July

6/7 Aln Valley Railway – 1940s Steam Weekend
6 Crewe Heritage Centre – Traction Day
6/7 Isle of Wight Steam Railway – The 1940s Experience
6/7 Llangollen Railway – Classic Transport Weekend
6/7 Old Kiln Light Railway – Fire Engines on Show
6/7 Severn Valley Railway – Step Back to the 1940s
6/7 South Devon Railway – 1940s Festival
6/7 Talyllyn Railway – Llechfan Garden Railway Weekend
7 Mid-Suffolk Light Railway – Land Rover Day
13/14 Beamish – Meccano Exhibition
13/14 Isle of Wight Steam Railway – IoW Motor Show
13/14 Middleton Railway – Model Railway Exhibition
13 North Yorkshire Moors Railway – 60s Fest
13/14 Plym Valley Railway – Transport Festival
14 Buckinghamshire Railway Centre – Emergency Services & Community Day
14 Great Central Railway (Nottingham) – Nottingham Area Bus Society Gathering & Running Day
14 Gwili Railway – Classic Car Show
14 Midland Railway – Butterley – Transport Festival
14 Old Kiln Light Railway – Epsom MG Owners Club
20/21 Cholsey & Wallingford Railway – 60s Gala
20 Wensleydale Railway – Wartime Experience Train
21 Amberley Museum – Classic Cars
21 Mid-Hants Railway – Alton Bus Rally
21 Nene Valley Railway – Classic Transport Day
21 Old Kiln Light Railway – Austin 7 Rally
21 Peak Rail – MX5 Owners Club Rally
27 Bluebell Railway – Toy & Rail Collectors Fair
27/28 Bressingham – Fire Rally
27 Groudle Glen Railway – Victorian Day
28 Chasewater Railway – Vintage & Crafts Fayre
28 Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway – Classic Bus Rally

REAL ALE EVENTS

July

5-7 Churnet Valley Railway – Rail Ale Trail
6 Perrygrove Railway – Cider, Sausages & Steam
6/7 Sittingbourne & Kemsley Light Railway – Steam & Beer
6/7 Talyllyn Railway – Beer, Cider & Gin Festival
13 & 19/20 East Lancashire Railway – Guided Rail Ale Trails
13/14 Leighton Buzzard Railway – Buzzrail Ale Trails
19-21 Epping Ongar Railway – Real Ale Festival
20 Isle of Wight Steam Railway – Real Ale Train
20 Llangollen Railway – Real Ale Train
20 Talyllyn Railway – Gin & Swing
26-28 Battlefield Line – Rails & Ales
27/28 Swindon & Cricklade Railway – Steam, Cider & Sausages

OTHER EVENTS

July

27 Bala Lake Railway – A Day with ‘Alice the Little Welsh Engine’

*Details correct at time of publication