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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.

Apr 26 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[...]
Apr 27 all-day
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[...]
Apr 27 @ 6:15 am – 10:50 pm
The Northumbrian Statesman (Shrewsbury - Alnmouth/Berwick-Upon-Tweed) @ Shrewsbury Railway Station | England | United Kingdom
6:15 am
Statesman Rail heads for the North East with diesel traction providing the power. Why not hop off the train at Alnmouth for a look round Alnwick Castle for just £25 extra per person. Tour Promoter –[...]
Apr 29 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[...]
May 4 @ 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[...]
May 11 – May 12 all-day
Statfold Barn Railway - Giant Miniature Weekend @ Statfold Barn Railway | England | United Kingdom
12:00 am
A photographers delight as the Statfold Barn Railway opens their doors for the second time of 2019 with a miniature feel to it. More than 100 miniature engines can be seen over the weekend, operating[...]
May 11 @ 6:00 am – 11:45 pm
The Canterbury & White Cliffs Statesman (Shrewsbury - Canterbury) @ Shrewsbury Railway Station | England | United Kingdom
6:00 am
From the Midlands to the White Cliffs of Dover, this tour takes in everything England has to offer, with heritage diesels providing the power. Tour Promoter – Statesman Rail Operator –  Locomotive Services (TOC) Ltd Locomotive: One[...]
May 13 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[...]
May 17 – May 19 all-day
Rail Ale Festival 2019 - Welsh Highland Railway @ Welsh Highland Railway | Wales | United Kingdom
12:00 am
The 2019 Real Ale Festival will be being held from May 17th – 19th 2018 and promises to be as successful as the last 14. The festival will be being held at Dinas station, near[...]
May 17 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[...]
May 18 all-day
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[...]
May 18 @ 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[...]
May 18 @ 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[...]
The Fellsman (Crewe – Carlisle) @ Crewe Railway Station
May 29 @ 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[...]
May 31 all-day
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[...]
Jun 1 @ 5:50 am – 11:05 pm
The Settle To Carlisle & Coastal Statesman (Milton Keynes - Carlisle) @ Milton Keynes Railway Station | England | United Kingdom
5:50 am
The beauty of the Yorkshire Dales are taken in during this spectacular railtour, heading from the South to the North via some stunning scenery, this really is one not to miss. Tour Promoter – Statesman Rail[...]
Jun 3 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[...]
Jun 7 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[...]
Jun 8 all-day
Statfold Barn Railway - Enthusiasts Day @ Statfold Barn Railway | England | United Kingdom
12:00 am
A photographers delight as the Statfold Barn Railway opens their doors for the first time this year. See behind the scenes of the railway too and in the sheds where the engines are stored. Note:[...]
Jun 9 all-day
Statfold Barn Railway - Family Enthusiast Days @ Statfold Barn Railway | England | United Kingdom
12:00 am
A photographers delight as the Statfold Barn Railway opens their doors for a family day out. See behind the scenes of the railway too and in the sheds where the engines are stored. Enthusiasts of[...]
Jun 14 all-day
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[...]
Jun 15 all-day
The Snowdonian Limited 2019 - Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways @ Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways | Wales | United Kingdom
12:00 am
2019s fundraising express train. This train takes you over the full 40-mile route from Porthmadog to Blaenau Ffestiniog to Caernarfon and back. This train fundraises for phase 5 and the completion of the Welsh Highland[...]
Jun 15 @ 6:00 am – 11:30 pm
The Settle To Carlisle & Coastal Statesman (Cardiff - Carlisle) @ Cardiff Central Railway Station | Wales | United Kingdom
6:00 am
The beauty of the Yorkshire Dales are taken in during this spectacular railtour, heading from the South to the North via some stunning scenery, this really is one not to miss. Tour Promoter – Statesman Rail[...]
Jun 16 @ 8:40 am – 8:40 pm
The English Riviera Express (Bristol Temple Meads - Kingswear) @ Bristol Temple Meads Railway Station | England | United Kingdom
8:40 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[...]
Jun 17 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[...]
Heritage Weekend – Welsh Highland Railway @ Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railway
Jun 21 – Jun 23 all-day
Heritage Weekend - Welsh Highland Railway @ Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railway | Wales | United Kingdom
12:00 am
This ‘New For 2019’ event sees the Welsh Highland Railway head back to the past to celebrate their heritage. Details are still to be announced, but expect an intensive timetable in operation with lots of[...]
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[...]

 

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