EVENTS 2018

[The Miniature Railway will be closed during January and February - for prolonged maintenance and locomotive refurbishment.]

Join the Team Volunteering Day - Saturday 17th February 2018

Fancy starting a new hobby? Come along and chat with our friendly team, see displays about the work we do and take a ride on one of our trains.

 

Diesel Locomotive Weekend - Saturday 17th & Sunday 18th March 2018

One for the enthusiasts! There will be a visiting Class 42 locomotive - "Onslaught" at the Ecclesbourne Valley Railway for this weekend, operating alongside our other locomotives to a special intensive timetable. [The miniature railway will be in operation this weekend.]

 

Easter Weekend - Saturday 31st March - Monday 2nd April 2018

There's fun for all of the family on the railway this Easter weekend. Party Workshops Family Circus will be back at Wirksworth Station so you can try your hand at circus tricks and watch the amazing fire performances during the day. [The miniature railway will be in operation this weekend.]

 

                                                                                                   Multiple Memories Railcar Gala - Saturday 19th & Sunday 20th May

                                                                                                   Travel back to yesteryear at our Railcar Gala and celebrate the unsung heroes of British                                                                                                                 Railways. We have one of the largest collections of heritage Diesel Railcars and the event will                                                                                                         feature an intensive timetable. [The miniature railway will be in operation this weekend.]                                                     

                                                                                                   Bank Holiday Weekend - Saturday 26th May - Monday 28th May 2018

                                                                                             To celebrate the start of our steam trains for the summer, children up to 15 years old travel free                                                                                                       of charge on the Duffield line during this Bank Holiday Weekend. [The miniature railway will be                                                                                                     in operation this weekend, however, the 'Kids go free' promotion will not apply.]

 

 
 
Annual Classic Bus & Coach Rally - Sunday 1st July 2018

Come and see the fantastic display of buses at Wirksworth and enjoy rides on both the classic buses and heritage trains through the day. An intensive train timetable will operate on the Duffield line. [The miniature railway will be in operation this weekend.]

 

Annual Classic Transport Weekend - Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th July 2018

Cars, motorcycles, lorries - plenty of classic gather at Wirksworth for a weekend of traveling back to the past. An intensive train timetable will operate on the Duffield line. [The miniature railway will be in operation this weekend.]

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Diesel Locomotive Weekend - Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th August 2018

Our popular gala for enthusiasts, with a Saturday evening special. A special intensive timetable will operate with various heritage diesel locomotives. [The miniature railway will be in operation this weekend.]

 

1950s Bank Holiday Weekend
Saturday 25th to Monday 27th August 2018

Sample what life was like in the 1950s with displays, music, steam trains and more to entertain you. [The miniature railway will be in operation this weekend.]

 
Wirksworth Model Railway Exhibition Weekend
Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th October 2018

Our popular Model Railway Exhibition is back, spread across multiple venues in the town.  [The miniature railway will be in operation this weekend.]

 

Railway Maintenance Closure [2nd October - 8th December]

 

Ecclesbourne Valley Railway Christmas Specials
Dates and information on running details will be released closer to the event date.

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