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Page Last Updated on 10 January 2018 at 04.30


Swindon and Cricklade Railway

Sunday 3rd February 2019

The SCR have booked 03152 out today on all services.

The BLUE timetable will be in use doc Timetables

TOUR on the timetables signifies a tour of workshop/shed facilities.

Normal fares will be in operation.


Swindon and Cricklade Railway

Sunday 10th February 2019

The SCR have booked PWM651 out today on all services on load two.

The BLUE timetable will be in use doc Timetables

TOUR on the timetables signifies a tour of workshop/shed facilities.

Normal fares will be in operation.


East Lancs Railway

Saturday 16th February 2019

A diesel gala will take place today.

More details later.


Swindon and Cricklade Railway

Sunday 17th February 2019

The SCR have booked D3668 out today on all services on its 60th anniversary.

The BLUE timetable will be in use doc Timetables

TOUR on the timetables signifies a tour of workshop/shed facilities.

Normal fares will be in operation.


Swindon and Cricklade Railway

Sunday 24th February 2019

The SCR have booked PWM651 out today on all services.

The BLUE timetable will be in use doc Timetables

TOUR on the timetables signifies a tour of workshop/shed facilities.

Normal fares will be in operation.


Spa Valley Railway

Saturday 9th March and Sunday 10th March 2019

A diesel gala will take place this weekend.

Locomotives in use should be 31430 33063 33201 73140

D3489 is currently restricted to yard use but may do 'Driver for a Tenner'.

Class 207 DEMU 1317 should also be out and 3-CIG EMU 1497 should be working with the Class 73.

More details later.


Ribble Steam Railway

Saturday 23rd March and Sunday 24th March 2019

A diesel gala will take place this weekend.

More details later.


Chinnor and Princes Risborough Railway

Friday 5th April until Sunday 7th April 2019

D8568 31163 37227 should be working.

Depending on crewing levels 08825 or D3018 will be doing Brake Van rides from Princes Risborough Platform 4 to the end of Risborough South sidings (rare track).

Two or three visiting locomotives are expected and the first one should be 25262

First ever gala to use the new mainline interchange.

Cask ale will be available. Beer names will be announced nearer the time.

Fares: In advance, Adult £12.50, Senior/Railcard holders £11.50, Child TBA. On the day, Adult £18.00, Senior/Railcard holders £15.00, Child TBA.


Mid-Norfolk Railway

Friday 5th April until Sunday 7th April 2019

A diesel gala will take place this weekend.

More details later.


Weardale Railway

Friday 12th April until Sunday 14th April 2019

A diesel gala will take place this weekend.

More details later.


Great Central Railway

Saturday 13th April and Sunday 14th April 2019

A diesel gala will take place this weekend.

D9537 should be visiting along with a Class 66.

More details later.


Ecclesbourne Valley Railway

Friday 26th April until Sunday 28th April 2019

A diesel gala will take place this weekend.

More details later.


Epping and Ongar Railway

Saturday 27th April and Sunday 28th April 2019

A diesel gala will take place this weekend.

More details later.


Keighley and Worth Valley Railway

Friday 3rd May until Monday 6th May 2019

A mixed gala will take place this weekend.

50031 50049 will be attending.

50049 should be bringing in more locomotives and a set of air braked stock.


Churnet Valley Railway

Saturday 4th May until Monday 6th May 2019

A diesel gala will take place this weekend.

D3800 33021 33102 will be working.

A guest locomotive is also on the cards.


Swanage Railway

Thursday 9th May until Sunday 12th May 2019

A diesel gala will take place this weekend.

More details later.


Swindon and Cricklade Railway

Saturday 11th May and Sunday 12th May 2019

A diesel gala will take place this weekend.

More details later.


Severn Valley Railway

Thursday 16th May until Saturday 18th May 2019

A diesel gala will take place this weekend.

33108 37688 40106 55019 should be visiting.

Home fleet confirmed so far are D9551 D821 50031 D1015

Event Parking: Kidderminster - Station DY10 1QX, Harriers Football Club DY10 1NB, King Charles School DY10 1XA (Saturday & Sunday only).
Bewdley - Station DY12 1BG, High School (Saturday & Sunday only) DY12 1BL.
Bridgnorth - Station & overflow WV16 5DT (subject to dry weather conditions).

doc Fare Structure

Online tickets

More details later.


West Somerset Railway

Saturday 8th June and Sunday 9th June 2019

A diesel gala will take place this weekend.

More details later.


North Norfolk Railway

Friday 14th June until Sunday 16th June 2019

A diesel gala will take place this weekend.

More details later.


Fawley Hill Railway

Sunday 16th June 2019

A gala will take place this weekend.

More details later.


West Somerset Railway

Thursday 20th June until Monday 23rd June 2019

A diesel gala will take place this weekend.

More details later.


East Lancs Railway

Thursday 4th July until Saturday 6th July 2019

A diesel gala will take place this weekend.

More details later.


South Devon Railway

Friday 19th July until Sunday 21st July 2019

A diesel gala will take place this weekend.

More details later.


Gloucestershire and Warwickshire Railway

Friday 26th July until Sunday 28th July 2019

A diesel gala will take place this weekend.

More details later.


Spa Valley Railway

Friday 2nd August until Sunday 4th August 2019

A diesel gala will take place this weekend.

More details later.


Ecclesbourne Valley Railway

Saturday 10th August and Sunday 11th August 2019

A diesel gala will take place this weekend.

More details later.


Caledonian Railway

Saturday 17th August and Sunday 18th August 2019

A diesel gala will take place this weekend.

More details later.


Great Central Railway

Friday 6th September until Sunday 8th September 2019

A diesel gala will take place this weekend.

More details later.


Dean Forest Railway

Friday 13th September until Sunday 15th September 2019

A diesel gala will take place this weekend.

More details later.


Epping and Ongar Railway

Saturday 14th September and Sunday 15th September 2019

A diesel gala will take place this weekend.

More details later.


Churnet Valley Railway

Saturday 28th September and Sunday 29th September 2019

An anything goes gala will take place this weekend.

D3800 33021 33102 will be working along with kettle(s).


East Lancs Railway

Saturday 21st September 2019

An English Electric diesel day will take place today.

More details later.


Severn Valley Railway

Thursday 3rd October until Saturday 5th October 2019

A diesel gala will take place this weekend.

More details later.


Gloucestershire and Warwickshire Railway

Saturday 12th October and Sunday 13th October 2019

A diesel gala will take place this weekend.

More details later.


Spa Valley Railway

Saturday 19th October and Sunday 20th October 2019

A beer festival and diesel event will take place this weekend.

More details later.