Railway Events This Weekend

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As another weekend approaches, you maybe sat wondering what to do this weekend. With plenty of railways running this weekend, and some having special events, there is a lot to keep you entertained, here is a few ideas…..

Welsh Highland Railway

Garratt 87 on the Welsh Highland RailwayThe Welsh Highland Railway is having their annual ‘Rail Ale Festival’ this weekend. This brings together the fun of a train ride with the great taste of Ale.
The railway is also having an intense timetable in operation for the weekend. You can get the timetable by clicking here



Train Prices for this event:

  • ‘Weekend Rover’ – £20.00 – Valid on all trains throughout the weekend between Caernarfon and Waunfawr ONLY
  • ‘Day Rover’ (Valid either between Caernarfon and Dinas OR Dinas and Waunfawr) – £5.00 per day – Valid on all trains between specified stations for ONE day

Opening Hours of the event

  • Friday & Saturday: 11:00 – 24:00
    Sunday: 11:00 – 16:00
Prices
 
  • 1/2 Pint / Cider / Soft Drinks – £1.60
  • Wine – £3.20
We hope you enjoy your weekend at this popular event!
 
Ruislip Lido Railway
 
John Rennie at Willow LawnThe Ruilsip Lido Railway is holding their annual ‘Teddy Bears Picnic’ this weekend, this runs on both Saturday and Sunday between 12 and 5pm.
Attractions include ‘Alan’ The Bear testing the new tree swing, ‘Beatrice’ The Bear trying to get her cubs into the car, and ‘Stanley’ the bear trying to drive a train!
There will be also a chance to purchase a Teddy Bears Picnic Quiz, this gives you the chance to win a Family Ticket for 4!
No Pre-Booking is necessary, so just turn up and have fun!

There isn’t any extra charge, and trains will be running the orange timetable.

This event wont run in very poor weather, so please check the forecast before travelling.
 
We hope you enjoy your Teddy Bears Picnic, whichever day you visit!
 
Keighley & Worth Valley Railway
DMU M79964 at OxenhopeAlthough the railway isn’t having any special events, we at RailAdvent are hoping to make a visit, and will be coming live from the railway.
So if you want to see the railway from the comfort of your own home, we will be starting around 9am and will be taking lots of photos throughout the day.
If you see us, don’t forget to say “Hello”.
We hope you can join us for the day, either at home, or at the railway!
 
 

 

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Michael Holden avatar
I have had an interest in Railways for as long as I can remember. I am a member of a number of heritage railways and actively volunteer at 2 of them. I enjoy all types of railways, real life, model and simulations. I started RailAdvent in 2014 and am the main editor of the site.