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Page Last Updated on 13 December 2017 at 12.30


Swanage Railway

Thursday 28th December 2017

A mixed event will take place at this railway.

Diesel locomotives should be D6515

Teapots should be 30120 31806 41312.

Some freight trains will be running.

From Swanage every 40 minutes 10:00 to 16:40, From Norden every 40 minutes 10:40 to 17:20.

The Swanage Birds Nest Buffet and Norden Kiosk will be serving hot and cold drinks, home made cakes, confectionery and snacks.

The souvenir shop at Swanage will be open.

The Swanage Railway Musuem at Corfe Casle Station and Exhibition Coach will be open.

Day Rovers: Adult Rover £15.00, Child Rover £10.00.
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Bo'ness Railway

Friday 29th December 2017

A diesel event will take place at this railway.


Gloucester and Warwickshire Railway

Friday 29th December and Saturday 30th December 2017

A mixed event will take place at this railway.

Diesels in use should be D8137 D6948 45149

The Class 117 diesel railcart should also be out.

Teapots should be 7820 7903.

Trains running the full length of the line between Buckland and Cheltenham Race Course Station.

Double heading on certain trains, lead and tail locos on others.

Buffet cars on trains with the Flag and Whistle Cafe at Toddington Station open also the Coffee Pot Tea Room at Winchcombe Station will be open with shops at Toddington and Cheltenham Race Course Stations also.

On the day rovers will cost: Adults £20.00, Senior £18.00, Children £10.00, Family ((2 + 3) £48.00.

Pre-booked online day rovers will cost: Adults £18.00, Senior £16.00, Children £9.00, Family ((2 + 3) £45.00.
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Mid-Norfolk Railway

Friday 29th December and Saturday 30th December 2017

A diesel gala will take place at this railway.

Home fleet 37688 47367 47596 should be in use.

It will be the last run of visiting 50026 before it leaves the MNR.

A visiting locomotive is being investigated.

Day Rovers: Adults £18.00, Children £9.00, Family £36.00. Rovers cheaper if booked in advance online
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Llangollen Railway

Saturday 30th December and Sunday 31st December 2017

A 'Winter Warmer' gala will take place at this railway.

D5310 will be out on both days.

Kettles should be 2807 5199 6430

The DMU will also be out and one trip involves D5310 hauling the DMU.

Day Rovers: Adults £17.00, Seniors £15.00, Children £10.00, Family (2 + 2) £48.00. Cheaper Day Returns also available.
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East Lancs Railway

Saturday 13th January 2018

A Sulzer event will take place this Saturday.


East Lancs Railway

Saturday 17th February and Sunday 18th February 2018

A diesel event will take place this weekend.


Spa Valley Railway

Saturday 10th March and Sunday 11th March 2018

A diesel event will take place this weekend.


Chinnor and Princes Risborough Railway

Saturday 17th March and Sunday 18th March 2018

A diesel event will take place this weekend.

Diesels in use should be D8568 D8059 D8188 31163 37227

A WCRC locomotive will be visiting - will either be a 33, 37 or 47. Another main line locomotive is also expected.

Cask Ale will be available and will be from the Loose Cannon Brewery.

More when I have it.


Ecclesbourne Valley Railway

Saturday 17th March and Sunday 18th March 2018

A diesel event will take place this weekend.


Bluebell Railway

Friday 23rd March until Sunday 25th March 2018

A diesel event will take place this weekend.


East Lancs Railway

Friday 13th April until Sunday 15th April 2018

A Class 40 60th Anniversary event will take place this weekend.

40012 40013 40106 40135 40145 should be in use.

The cab of 40088 will also be moved across from Crewe to Bury to be part of the celebrations.

Further details later.


Ribble Steam Railway

Saturday 14th April and Sunday 15th April 2018

A diesel event will take place this weekend.


Avon Valley Railway

Saturday 14th April and Sunday 15th April 2018

A diesel event will take place this weekend.


Epping and Ongar Railway

Saturday 28th April and Sunday 29th April 2018

A diesel event will take place this weekend.


Swanage Railway

Thursday 10th May until Sunday 13th May 2018

A diesel event will take place this weekend.


Severn Valley Railway

Thursday 17th May until Sunday 20th May 2018

A diesel event will take place this weekend.


Swindon and Cricklade Railway

Saturday 19th May and Sunday 20th May 2018

A diesel event will take place this weekend.


South Devon Railway

Friday 25th May until Monday 28th May 2018

A beer festival with diesel running will take place this weekend.


Mid-Hants Railway

Friday 1st June until Sunday 3rd June 2018

A diesel event will take place this weekend.


West Somerset Railway

Friday 8th June until Sunday 10th June 2018

A diesel event will take place this weekend.


North Norfolk Railway

Friday 15th June until Sunday 17th June 2018

A diesel event will take place this weekend.


Keighley and Worth Valley Railway

Sunday 24th June until Sunday 1st July 2018

A mixed event will take place this weekend.


East Lancs Railway

Friday 6th July until Sunday 8th July 2018

A diesel event will take place this weekend.


Gloucestershire and Warwickshire Railway

Friday 27th July until Sunday 30th July 2018

A diesel event will take place this weekend.


Spa Valley Railway

Friday 3rd August until Sunday 5th August 2018

A diesel event will take place this weekend.


South Devon Railway

Friday 24th August until Monday 27th August 2018

A 'Rails and Ales' event will take place this weekend.


West Somerset Railway

Saturday 1st September and Sunday 2nd September 2018

A diesel event will take place this weekend.


Dean Forest Railway

Friday 7th September until Sunday 9th September 2018

A diesel event will take place this weekend.


Epping and Ongar Railway

Saturday 15th September and Sunday 16th September 2018

A diesel event will take place this weekend.


East Lancs Railway

Saturday 22nd September and Sunday 23rd September 2018

A diesel event will take place this weekend.


Isle of Wight Steam Railway

Friday 28th September until Sunday 30th September 2018

A diesel event will take place this weekend.


Severn Valley Railway

Saturday 29th September and Sunday 30th September 2018

A diesel event will take place this weekend.


Ribble Steam Railway

Saturday 6th October and Sunday 7th October 2018

A diesel event will take place this weekend.


Gloucestershire and Warwickshire Railway

Saturday 6th October and Sunday 7th October 2018

A diesel event will take place this weekend.


Spa Valley Railway

Friday 19th October until Sunday 21st October 2018

A diesel event will take place this weekend.


South Devon Railway

Friday 2nd November until Sunday 4th November 2018

A diesel gala will take place this weekend.