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45157 "The Glasgow Highlander" // Credit RailAdvent

Halfway through March and there are still plenty of events to visit this month, we are pleased to announce that railway events and railtours have all been inputted into our events calendar.

Along with the different heritage railway events, including the Severn Valley Railway, South Devon Railway, and East Lancashire Railway we have also included all of the different railtours that are being operated this month.

Each event comes with a dedicated page with all the information you need for the event, including timings, fares, and activities available.

We will be updating the information on the events up to the day, so do come back and check the event page as information might have been updated, including fares, timetables, and locomotives!

Railway events in March

See below for events and railtours taking place in March.

Click the image for more details on the event.

Jun 26 @ 8:10 am – 8:10 pm
The Dorset Coast Express (Bristol Temple Meads - Weymouth) @ Bristol Temple Meads Railway Station | England | United Kingdom
8:10 am
Heading via Bath Spa, this tour heads from Bristol to the seaside town of Weymouth. Diesel hauled between Yeovil Pen Mill and Weymouth on the outbound service. Tour Promoter – Saphos Trains Operator – Locomotive Services (TOC)[...]
Jun 29 @ 5:30 am – 11:10 pm
The Snowdonia Statesman (Hull - Blaenau Ffestiniog) @ Hull Railway Station | England | United Kingdom
5:30 am
The beauty of North Wales can be seen out the window whilst a heritage diesel whisks you from Yorkshire to the ‘Slate Capital Of The World’. Upon arrival at Blaenau Ffestiniog, why not take the[...]
Jun 30 @ 9:00 am – 8:25 pm
The English Riviera Express (Bristol Temple Meads - Kingswear via Yatton) @ Bristol Temple Meads Railway Station | England | United Kingdom
9:00 am
Heading via the English Riviera, this tour heads from Bristol to Paignton (For Kingswear) – this tour is also steam hauled throughout. The tour passes Bath on its way to Kingswear. Tour Promoter – Saphos Trains[...]
Drive A Diesel Train Experience - East Lancashire Railway @ East Lancashire Railway | Rawtenstall | England | United Kingdom
12:00 am
Live your dream and join the East Lancashire Railway on one of their Drive a Diesel Train experience days. Featuring a variety of locomotives on various days throughout 2019, this is your chance to hop[...]
Jul 3 @ 8:10 am – 8:10 pm
The Dorset Coast Express (Bristol Temple Meads - Weymouth) @ Bristol Temple Meads Railway Station | England | United Kingdom
8:10 am
Heading via Bath Spa, this tour heads from Bristol to the seaside town of Weymouth. Diesel hauled between Yeovil Pen Mill and Weymouth on the outbound service. Tour Promoter – Saphos Trains Operator – Locomotive Services (TOC)[...]
Jul 4 – Jul 6 all-day
Summer Diesel Spectacular - East Lancashire Railway @ East Lancashire Railway | Rawtenstall | England | United Kingdom
12:00 am
East Lancashire Railway (ELR) host their third diesel gala of 2019. With a large range of diesel locomotives based at ELR in operation over the 3-Day event, working on an intense timetable. Activities and Services[...]
Jul 10 – Jul 16 all-day
The Heart of Scotland (7 Day Holiday) @ London Kings Cross | England | United Kingdom
12:00 am
An opportunity to discover Scotland in all of its glory. A week long holiday exploring everything this country has to offer Now, there is an itinerary to what you will be doing. Here it is: Day[...]
The Fellsman (Crewe – Carlisle) @ Crewe Railway Station
Jul 10 @ 7:00 am – 9:20 pm
The Fellsman (Crewe - Carlisle) @ Crewe Railway Station | England | United Kingdom
7:00 am
Returning for its 11th season, The Fellsman takes in the breathtaking scenery of Lancashire and the Settle and Carlisle railway. The tour passes Clitheroe and Hellifield on its way to Carlisle. Tour Promoter – Saphos Trains[...]
Jul 12 all-day
Steam Train Driver Experience - East Lancashire Railway @ East Lancashire Railway | Rawtenstall | England | United Kingdom
12:00 am
Live your dream and join the East Lancashire Railway on one of their Drive a Steam Train experience days. Featuring a variety of locomotives on various days throughout 2019, this is your chance to hop[...]
Jul 13 @ 6:45 am – 11:00 pm
The Royal Windsor Statesman (Chester - Windsor & Eton Riverside) @ Chester Railway Station | Chester | United Kingdom
6:45 am
A railtour fit for a Royal. Let the train take the strain as it whisks you from Northern England to Windsor, home to the Royal Family. Tour Promoter – Statesman Rail Operator –  Locomotive Services (TOC) Ltd[...]
Jul 13 @ 7:10 am – 10:05 pm
The Cumbrian Mountain Express (London Euston - Carlisle) @ London Euston | England | United Kingdom
7:10 am
Steam and electric traction team up to provide a perfect railtour, The Cumbrian Mountain Express takes you around the beautiful countryside of North England. Tour Promoter – The Railway Touring Company Operator –  West Coast Railway Company[...]
Jul 15 all-day
Steam Train Driver Experience - East Lancashire Railway @ East Lancashire Railway | Rawtenstall | England | United Kingdom
12:00 am
Live your dream and join the East Lancashire Railway on one of their Drive a Steam Train experience days. Featuring a variety of locomotives on various days throughout 2019, this is your chance to hop[...]
The Fellsman (Crewe – Carlisle) @ Crewe Railway Station
Jul 17 @ 7:00 am – 9:20 pm
The Fellsman (Crewe - Carlisle) @ Crewe Railway Station | England | United Kingdom
7:00 am
Returning for its 11th season, The Fellsman takes in the breathtaking scenery of Lancashire and the Settle and Carlisle railway. The tour passes Clitheroe and Hellifield on its way to Carlisle. Tour Promoter – Saphos Trains[...]
Jul 19 – Jul 25 all-day
Snowdonia and the Northern Fells (7 Day Holiday) @ Manchester | Manchester | England | United Kingdom
12:00 am
An opportunity to discover Wales and Northern England in all of its glory. A week-long holiday exploring everything this country has to offer Now, there is an itinerary to what you will be doing. Here it[...]
Jul 19 all-day
Steam Train Driver Experience - East Lancashire Railway @ East Lancashire Railway | Rawtenstall | England | United Kingdom
12:00 am
Live your dream and join the East Lancashire Railway on one of their Drive a Steam Train experience days. Featuring a variety of locomotives on various days throughout 2019, this is your chance to hop[...]
Jul 20 @ 7:10 am – 10:05 pm
The Cumbrian Mountain Express (London Euston - Carlisle) @ London Euston | England | United Kingdom
7:10 am
Steam and electric traction team up to provide a perfect railtour, The Cumbrian Mountain Express takes you around the beautiful countryside of North England. Tour Promoter – The Railway Touring Company Operator –  West Coast Railway Company[...]
Jul 20 @ 8:20 am – 9:00 pm
The Welsh Marches Express (Crewe - Cardiff) @ Crewe Railway Station | England | United Kingdom
8:20 am
Heading via the Welsh Borders, this tour heads from North West England to the Capital of Wales – this tour is also steam hauled throughout. The tour passes Whitchurch on its way to Cardiff. Tour[...]
Jul 27 @ 5:30 am – 11:30 pm
The English Riviera Statesman (Crewe - Torquay/Paignton) @ Crewe Railway Station | England | United Kingdom
5:30 am
From Northern England to the seaside in the South. This railtour provides a grand day out for anyone with an interest in trains or the seaside. Once at Paignton, why not take a trip behind[...]
Aug 3 @ 7:10 am – 10:05 pm
The Cumbrian Mountain Express (London Euston - Carlisle) @ London Euston | England | United Kingdom
7:10 am
Steam and electric traction team up to provide a perfect railtour, The Cumbrian Mountain Express takes you around the beautiful countryside of North England. Tour Promoter – The Railway Touring Company Operator –  West Coast Railway Company[...]
Aug 4 all-day
Journey Into The Past - Welsh Highland Railway @ Dinas railway station | Wales | United Kingdom
12:00 am
Learn more about the Welsh Highland Railway with these special dates in August 2019. Stopping off at certain stations on the way, your special train will provide unique photo opportunities that you will keep forever.[...]
Aug 7 @ 9:05 am – 10:30 pm
The Welsh Marches Express (Preston - Cardiff) @ Preston Railway Station | England | United Kingdom
9:05 am
Heading via the Welsh Borders, this tour heads from North West England to the Capital of Wales – this tour is also steam hauled throughout. The tour passes Hartford, Crewe and Whitchurch on its way to[...]
Aug 10 @ 6:00 am – 10:40 pm
The Edinburgh Explorer Statesman (Derby - Edinburgh) @ Derby Railway Station | England | United Kingdom
6:00 am
Travel over the border to the Capital of Scotland, where an afternoon of shopping and sightseeing is in order. Tour Promoter – Statesman Rail Operator –  Locomotive Services (TOC) Ltd Locomotive: One of the LSL Class 47[...]
Aug 10 @ 7:10 am – 10:05 pm
The Cumbrian Mountain Express (London Euston - Carlisle) @ London Euston | England | United Kingdom
7:10 am
Steam and electric traction team up to provide a perfect railtour, The Cumbrian Mountain Express takes you around the beautiful countryside of North England. Tour Promoter – The Railway Touring Company Operator –  West Coast Railway Company[...]
Aug 12 all-day
Steam Train Driver Experience - East Lancashire Railway @ East Lancashire Railway | Rawtenstall | England | United Kingdom
12:00 am
Live your dream and join the East Lancashire Railway on one of their Drive a Steam Train experience days. Featuring a variety of locomotives on various days throughout 2019, this is your chance to hop[...]
Aug 14 @ 8:00 am – 8:50 pm
The Lakelander (Crewe - Carlisle) @ Crewe Railway Station | England | United Kingdom
8:00 am
Heading via the Lancashire and Yorkshire, this tour heads from North West England to Carlisle, which is full of history – this tour is also steam hauled throughout. The train heads via the Settle and[...]
Aug 17 @ 6:30 am – 10:30 pm
The Royal Windsor Statesman (Preston - Windsor & Eton Riverside) @ Preston Railway Station | England | United Kingdom
6:30 am
A railtour fit for a Royal. Let the train take the strain as it whisks you from Northern England to Windsor, home to the Royal Family. Tour Promoter – Statesman Rail Operator –  Locomotive Services (TOC) Ltd[...]
Aug 19 all-day
Steam Train Driver Experience - East Lancashire Railway @ East Lancashire Railway | Rawtenstall | England | United Kingdom
12:00 am
Live your dream and join the East Lancashire Railway on one of their Drive a Steam Train experience days. Featuring a variety of locomotives on various days throughout 2019, this is your chance to hop[...]
Aug 21 @ 7:00 am – 10:10 pm
The William Shakespeare (Shrewsbury - Stratford-upon-Avon) @ Shrewsbury Railway Station | England | United Kingdom
7:00 am
Another tour from Saphos Trains in their second year of operation, this tour follows the Welsh Borders, starting at Shrewsbury. The tour passes Gobowen, Wrexham and Chester, all filled with history. Tour Promoter – Saphos Trains[...]
Aug 31 @ 5:30 am – 10:50 pm
The Dartmouth Regatta Statesman (Nottingham - Kingswear) @ Nottingham Railway Station | England | United Kingdom
5:30 am
Statesman Rail offers this special railtour from Nottinghamshire to the south coast where the train will take on the Paignton and Dartmouth Railway. Tour Promoter – Statesman Rail Operator –  Locomotive Services (TOC) Ltd Locomotive: One of[...]

 

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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.