Events 2017

MAY 26 - 29 – TICKET TO RIDE

Get your ticket and take a ride back to the 1960s; a Magical Mystery Tour of groovy music, psychedelic fashion, mods & rockers and a radical real ale festival that will give you the Hippy Hippy Shakes!

Public Time Table

Working Time Table 

Live Music Line Up 


JUNE 10 - 11 – MODELS AND MINIATURES

Model railways, garden railways, miniature railway, scale traction engines, toys and more; something for all!


JUNE 18 – TRAINS AND TRIUMPHS

Triumph Sports Six Club car rally at Buckfastleigh Station. A journey back in time to the golden age of motoring with a great British marque. It's Fathers' Day so bring Dad along!


JULY 1 - 2 – SOUTH DEVON 1940s FESTIVAL

Stand by your beds! The railway returns to the 1940s with military vehicles, live period music and displays. We'd love you to come in period uniform or civilian clothing - don't forget your ration book.

 

AUGUST 9 - 10 BRITISH FIREWORKS CHAMPIONSHIPS

The British Firework Championships return to Plymouth for two days in August with six of the country's top pyrotechnics companies battling for prizes. Travel there aboard our iconic London Routemaster bus. More... 


AUGUST 25 - 28 – BANK HOLIDAY RAILS AND ALES

A great family day out with steam and heritage diesel services every day and into the evening, with our famous real ale festival at Staverton Station.


SEPTEMBER 9 - 10 – HERITAGE OPEN DAYS

Steam and heritage diesel trains, heritage vehicles and a fascinating look behind the scenes at how we operate the railway.
Part of the national Heritage Open Days event.


OCTOBER 23 - 27 – KIDS FOR A QUID!

It's half term, so bring along the children (under 16s) for a holiday steam train ride at only £1.


OCTOBER 28 – HALLOWE'EN EXPRESS

Scary! The special train leaves Bloodthirsty Buckfastleigh at 6.30pm. Booking essential.


OCTOBER 28 - 29 – HALF PRICE WEEKEND

To bring the curtain down on the 2017 season, travel all day at half price!


NOVEMBER 3 - 5 – DIESEL GALA

A weekend featuring our heritage diesel fleet operating an intensive service.


DECEMBER 7 & 8 - CAROLS DOWN THE LINE

Enjoy a festive train trip, singing carols at stations on our line, including complimentary tea or coffee and a mince pie. Booking essential.


DECEMBER 3, 9, 10, 16 - 24 – SANTA-BY-STEAM

Come and see Santa in his very own Grotto train! Presents all round too! Booking essential. Read more...


DECEMBER 27 - JANUARY 1 – MINCE PIE SPECIALS

Come and see us after Christmas and into the New Year and enjoy a mince pie and trip down the line. (Trains also run on Boxing Day). Read more...

 

 

For events when it is essential to book, click on the icon below. Alternatively, email us or call us on 01364 644370. To book a Day Out With Thomas ®, click here.

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