A feast of branch line steam all week with a visiting locomotive and several engines in operation. Special guest visiting locomotives this year are GWR Prairie 2-6-2T No 5542 and L&SWR Beattie Well Tank 2-4-0WT No 30587.
Raise the curtain on the new season and enjoy travel at half price!
MARCH 26 – MOTHERING SUNDAY
Treat Mum to sandwiches, cakes and a cream tea on the train. Booking essential.
Steam and heritage diesel trains, vintage cars, buses and commercial vehicles - come and take a step back in time. And there's an Easter Egg Hunt for the children.
APRIL 29 - MAY 1 – DAY OUT WITH THOMAS
There's loads of fun as Thomas, his friends and The Fat Controller are back to welcome children of all ages at this great value event!
MAY 14 – CSMA CAR RALLY
A nostalgic display of road vehicles of all ages to bring back motoring memories, brought along by members of Boundless CSMA.
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!
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!
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.
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.
Steam and heritage diesel trains, heritage vehicles and a fascinating look behind the scenes at how we operate the railway.
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.
Scary! The special train leaves Bloodthirsty Buckfastleigh at 6.30pm. Booking essential.
To bring the curtain down on the 2017 season, travel all day at half price!
A weekend featuring our heritage diesel fleet operating an intesive service.
CAROLS DOWN THE LINE – Dates to be confirmed.
Enjoy a festive train trip, singing carols at stations on our line, including complimentary tea or coffee and a mince pie. Booking essential.
Come and see Santa in his very own Grotto train! Presents all round too! Booking essential. Read more...
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...