Railway Events Calendar

Welcome to our new and improved Events Calendar, we hope you find something of interest.

Dec
16
Sat
East Lancs Railway – Santa Specials
Dec 16 all-day
East Lancs Railway - Santa Specials @ East Lancs Railway | England | United Kingdom

Steam and Santa… what better way to spend a cold winters day!

Take a steam train to Rawtenstall and Back.

Attractions include Brass Band and Carol singing, costumed characters and on-board magician.

Meet Santa and his helpers who will give a gift to each child.

Biscuit and juice drink for children and mince pie for the adults.

Hunt for treasure in the Bury Transport Museum.

Tickets should be book in advance here

Dec
17
Sun
East Lancs Railway – Santa Specials
Dec 17 all-day
East Lancs Railway - Santa Specials @ East Lancs Railway | England | United Kingdom

Steam and Santa… what better way to spend a cold winters day!

Take a steam train to Rawtenstall and Back.

Attractions include Brass Band and Carol singing, costumed characters and on-board magician.

Meet Santa and his helpers who will give a gift to each child.

Biscuit and juice drink for children and mince pie for the adults.

Hunt for treasure in the Bury Transport Museum.

Tickets should be book in advance here

Dec
20
Wed
East Lancs Railway – Christmas Shopper Specials
Dec 20 all-day
East Lancs Railway - Christmas Shopper Specials @ East Lancs Railway | England | United Kingdom

Still looking for that perfect Christmas gift?

Hope off to the East Lancs Railway and travel on a Christmas Shopper Special, helping you to find that gift early 😉

 

Dec
21
Thu
East Lancs Railway – Santa Specials
Dec 21 all-day
East Lancs Railway - Santa Specials @ East Lancs Railway | England | United Kingdom

Steam and Santa… what better way to spend a cold winters day!

Take a steam train to Rawtenstall and Back.

Attractions include Brass Band and Carol singing, costumed characters and on-board magician.

Meet Santa and his helpers who will give a gift to each child.

Biscuit and juice drink for children and mince pie for the adults.

Hunt for treasure in the Bury Transport Museum.

Tickets should be book in advance here

Dec
22
Fri
East Lancs Railway – Santa Specials
Dec 22 all-day
East Lancs Railway - Santa Specials @ East Lancs Railway | England | United Kingdom

Steam and Santa… what better way to spend a cold winters day!

Take a steam train to Rawtenstall and Back.

Attractions include Brass Band and Carol singing, costumed characters and on-board magician.

Meet Santa and his helpers who will give a gift to each child.

Biscuit and juice drink for children and mince pie for the adults.

Hunt for treasure in the Bury Transport Museum.

Tickets should be book in advance here

Dec
23
Sat
East Lancs Railway – Santa Specials
Dec 23 all-day
East Lancs Railway - Santa Specials @ East Lancs Railway | England | United Kingdom

Steam and Santa… what better way to spend a cold winters day!

Take a steam train to Rawtenstall and Back.

Attractions include Brass Band and Carol singing, costumed characters and on-board magician.

Meet Santa and his helpers who will give a gift to each child.

Biscuit and juice drink for children and mince pie for the adults.

Hunt for treasure in the Bury Transport Museum.

Tickets should be book in advance here

Dec
24
Sun
East Lancs Railway – Santa Specials
Dec 24 all-day
East Lancs Railway - Santa Specials @ East Lancs Railway | England | United Kingdom

Steam and Santa… what better way to spend a cold winters day!

Take a steam train to Rawtenstall and Back.

Attractions include Brass Band and Carol singing, costumed characters and on-board magician.

Meet Santa and his helpers who will give a gift to each child.

Biscuit and juice drink for children and mince pie for the adults.

Hunt for treasure in the Bury Transport Museum.

Tickets should be book in advance here

Dec
26
Tue
East Lancs Railway – Mince Pie Specials
Dec 26 all-day
East Lancs Railway - Mince Pie Specials @ East Lancs Railway | England | United Kingdom

Unwind after another busy Christmas with a Mince Pie Special on the East Lancs Railway.

Merry Christmas!

Prices for the Mince Pie Specials

Prices and Details TBA

Jan
27
Sat
The Winter Cumbrian Mountain Express
Jan 27 @ 7:00 am – 7:00 pm
The Winter Cumbrian Mountain Express @ Manchester Victoria Station  | England | United Kingdom

One of many Cumbrian Mountain Express railtours being run in 2018. Here is the first one in January

Tour Promoter – The Railway Touring Company

Operator –  West Coast Railway Company Ltd

Locomotive – LMS Jubilee 45690 “Leander” (BR Black with Early Crest) or 46115 ‘Scots Guardsman’

Route

Outwards

  • Manchester Victoria – (07.00)
  • Bolton – (07.45) (passengers board)
  • Preston – (08.15) (passengers board)
  • Carlisle – (11.30) (2 hour stop)

Return

  • Carlisle – (14.15)
  • Blackburn – (17.54)
  • Preston – (18.40*)
  • Bolton – (18.42)
  • Manchester Victoria – (19.08)

* Passengers for Preston travel by service train from Blackburn on the return journey

Timing – All above times are approximate, Real-Time Train timings will be added when available

Fares

  • Adult – Standard (£109), First (£169) and Premier (£259)
  • Junior – Standard (£76), First (£112) and Premier (£175)
  • Family – Standard (£332), First (£506) and Premier (£780)

For further information, please visit The Railway Touring Company’s website here

Other Information

WARNING – Information display on this page was correct at time of writing, Information can change quickly. Please visit The Railway Touring Company’s website to check if any changes have been made.

Photo Credit: Liam Barnes – see his Flickr page by clicking here

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Mar
1
Thu
The Cathedrals Express (London Paddington – Cardiff Central)
Mar 1 @ 9:30 am – 9:40 pm
The Cathedrals Express (London Paddington - Cardiff Central) @ London Paddington Station | England | United Kingdom

One of Steam Dreams’ many Railtours all over the country. Starting at London Paddington, the train will collect passengers from Slough, Reading, and Swindon on its way to Cardiff Central. On arrival at Cardiff Central, passengers will have over 3 hours to explore the many historic places around the city.

Tour Promoter – Steam Dreams

Operator – West Coast Railway Company Ltd

Locomotive – BR Standard 7 70013 “Oliver Cromwell”

Route

Outwards

  • London Paddington – (09.30)
  • Slough – (10.00)
  • Reading – (10.30)
  • Swindon – (11.50)
  • Cardiff Central – (13.50)

Return

  • Cardiff Central – (16.40)
  • Swindon – (18.45)
  • Reading – (20.40)
  • Slough – (21.00)
  • London Paddington – (21.40)

Timings – All above times are approximate, Real-Time Train timings will be added when available

Fares – below prices are for full trip (London Paddington to Cardiff Central), please visit Steam Dreams’ website for prices from Slough, Reading, and Swindon to Cardiff Central

  • Adult
    • Premium Standard (£109)
    • First (£159)
    • Premier Dining table for 4 (£209)
    • Premier Dining table for 2 (£209 + £40 reservation fee)
    • Pullman Style Dining table for 4 (£269)
    • Pullman Style Dining table for 2 (£269 + £40 reservation fee)
  • Child
    • Premium Standard (£93)
    • First (£135)
    • Premier Dining table for 4 (£178)
    • Premier Dining table for 2 (£178 + £40 reservation fee)
    • Pullman Style Dining table for 4 (£269)
    • Pullman Style Dining table for 2 (£269 + £40 reservation fee)

For more information, please visit Steam Dreams’ website here

Other Information

WARNING – Information display on this page was correct at time of writing, Information can change quickly. Please visit The Railway Touring Company’s website to check if any changes have been made.

Photo Credit: Simon Mulligan – see his Facebook page by clicking here

Other events available to view by clicking here