Events List

Upcoming Events

Small Locos Day 26 May 2019 -
  Today travel behind our smaller operational steam locomotives, Keighley Gasworks No.2 and Sir Cecil. A. Cochrane.

Kids travel for a Quid 26 May 2019 -
  KIDS FOR A QUID - Children travel for £1 during the May Bank Holiday, valid with every fare paying adult. This offer is only valid on standard travel return tickets.

N.C.B Locos Day 27 May 2019 -
  Today travel behind our National Coal Board operational steam locomotives, No.3 Twizell and No.49.

Legends of Industry Gala 14 June 2019 -
  The biggest event in the railway's calendar returns! Our Legends of Industry gala will feature visiting locomotives, home fleet operational locomotives, an intensive timetable and a variety of trains and displays.

Teddy Bear's Picnic 27 July 2019 -
  Join our resident Station Master, Boris the Bear and bring your favourite Teddy to Tanfield this weekend! Kids travel FREE with a responsible Teddy Bear and take part in the `I spy the Bear` competition.

Teddy Bear's Picnic 28 July 2019 -
  Join our resident Station Master, Boris the Bear and bring your favourite Teddy to Tanfield this weekend! Kids travel FREE with a responsible Teddy Bear and take part in the `I spy the Bear` competition.

Teddy Bear's Picnic 31 August 2019 -
  Join our resident Station Master, Boris the Bear and bring your favourite Teddy to Tanfield this weekend! Kids travel FREE with a responsible Teddy Bear and take part in the `I spy the Bear` competition.

Teddy Bear's Picnic 01 September 2019 -
  Join our resident Station Master, Boris the Bear and bring your favourite Teddy to Tanfield this weekend! Kids travel FREE with a responsible Teddy Bear and take part in the `I spy the Bear` competition.

Music at Marley Hill 07 September 2019 -
  Enjoy a whole host of fascinating local live music at this unique event as Marley Hill Carriage Shed transforms into a music evening to remember!

1940s Weekend 21 September 2019 -
  Music, dance and costumes from the forties! Experience Home Front life in wartime Britain and discover about North East collieries and railways during the 1940s.

Run It Weekend 12 October 2019 -
  Anything that can run, will run... all of our operational home fleet steam locomotives will be in service hauling various trains and rolling stock.

Tanfield Ghost Train 26 October 2019 -
  Get in the ghoulish spirit of things on the Tanfield Railway’s very own Halloween Ghost Train! Come in fancy dress, take part in Halloween games, activities and arts and crafts – but most of all keep an eye out for the scary station staff!

North Pole Express 23 November 2019 - 25 November 2019
  The Tanfield Railway offers an unforgettable Christmas experience aboard the North Pole Express on a four mile return steam train ride through stunning winter countryside to see Santa Claus in his magical grotto.

North Pole Express 01 December 2019 -
  The Tanfield Railway offers an unforgettable Christmas experience aboard the North Pole Express on a four mile return steam train ride through stunning winter countryside to see Santa Claus in his magical grotto.

North Pole Express 08 December 2019 -
  The Tanfield Railway offers an unforgettable Christmas experience aboard the North Pole Express on a four mile return steam train ride through stunning winter countryside to see Santa Claus in his magical grotto.

North Pole Express 15 December 2019 -
  The Tanfield Railway offers an unforgettable Christmas experience aboard the North Pole Express on a four mile return steam train ride through stunning winter countryside to see Santa Claus in his magical grotto.

North Pole Express 22 December 2019 - 25 December 2019
  The Tanfield Railway offers an unforgettable Christmas experience aboard the North Pole Express on a four mile return steam train ride through stunning winter countryside to see Santa Claus in his magical grotto.

Mince Pie Special 26 December 2019 -
  Spend the day at Tanfield and enjoy our popular Mince Pie Specials after all the hustle and bustle of the Christmas season. No pre-booking required.

Mince Pie Special 29 December 2019 -
  Spend the day at Tanfield and enjoy our popular Mince Pie Specials after all the hustle and bustle of the Christmas season. No pre-booking required.