Events 2016

MAY 27 – 30 1960s BR MIXED TRACTION WEEKEND AND SPRING ALE FESTIVAL

A return to the sixties with steam and heritage diesel services all day and into the evening, plus our spring ale festival. More...  Time Table

 

JUNE 12 TRAINS & TRIUMPHS

Triumph Sports Six Club car rally at Buckfastleigh Station. A journey back to the golden age of motoring with a great British marque. 


JUNE 18 – 19 MODELS & MINIATURE WEEKEND

Model railways, garden railways, miniature railway, scale steam traction engines, toys and more: something for all.


JULY 2 – 3 SOUTH DEVON 1940s FESTIVAL

A nostalgic return to Britain in the 1940s and after. Military vehicles and displays and a busy railway theme. Read more...

Staged in association with the Devon Area Military Vehicle Trust.


AUGUST 26 – 29 BANK HOLIDAY RAILS & ALES

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


SEPTEMBER 10 – 11 HERITAGE TRANSPORT GALA AND ‘BEHIND THE SCENES’

Steam and diesel trains, goods trains, heritage vehicles and a fascinating look behind the scenes at how we operate the railway.


OCTOBER 24  28 FAMILY FUN WEEK

A host of fun family activities every day to entertain children and adults alike at half term, from fairground rides and face painting to bus rides and story telling. 

 

OCTOBER 29 – 30 HALF PRICE WEEKEND

To bring down the curtain on the 2015 season, travel all day at half price!

 

OCTOBER 31 HALLOWEEN EXPRESS 

Scary! A special train leaving Buckfastleigh at 6.30pm. Booking essential. Read more...


NOVEMBER 4 – 6 NOVEMBER DIESEL GALA WEEKEND

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


DECEMBER 3, 4, 10, 11, 17 – 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)

 

 

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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