New for 2018 - Lots to see and do at the Ribble Steam Railway & Museum

New (Opening Easter 2018) Exploration Centre - A super space on a higher level offering a bird's eye view, for children of all ages, of our prized collection of Industrial Locos, the largest in the UK.

New (Opening Summer 2018) Family Activity Area - Burn off some steam and get some fresh air in our rail-side play area.

Exhibitions - New for 2018 


Easter 2018 - Our Engines at Work

Easter 2018 - Women in Industry

Easter 2018 - TPO (Travelling Post Office) New exhibition

May 2018 - FR20 The Oldest Victorian Working Steam Engine In The World Returns for a Rest!

June 2018 - 'Arrival of the Sentinels' - A 50th Anniversary Celebration 1968-2018

June 2018 - The Power of Volunteering

New 2018 Family Saturdays - 19 May, 23 June, 21 July, 18 Aug, 15 Sept
Come together as a family and get involved with hands-on activities. Join the Ribble Railway Family for a chance to design build and complete your Crazy Trains, Ribble Family Puppet Making and 'Make Some Noise' with our resident storyteller and Rail Tales.

Events and Activities

March 24/25 Steam Gala
April 14/15 Diesel Gala
May 5/6/7 Bank Holiday Friendly Engines
May 26/27/28 Spring Bank Holiday Teddy Bears
June 16/17 Beer & Cider, Bikes & Cars
June 23/24 'Arrival of the Sentinels' Celebration Weekend
July 14/15 'On The Buses'
August 4/5 Tramway Weekend - Model Trams Event
August 25/26/27 Mr Ribble's Friendly Engines Gala Party
September 29/30 Steam Gala
October 6/7 Diesel Gala
October 27/28 Halloween Spooky Trains
December Santa Steam Festive Specials
1/2 8/9 15/16 22/23

For more information see our website and Facebook events   Tel 01772 728800

© Ribble Steam Railway 2018