(updated 30 May 2022 )
From time to time members of the Industrial Railway Society and the IRS emailing list send in details of various events and open days around the country. As a service to members and other visitors to our website we are listing some of these announcements below, together with the sender's name and email address (when known).
However please note that the IRS cannot take any responsibility for the accuracy of these announcements or even be sure whether they will actually take place. If you have any queries, please address them to the relevant society, NOT the IRS.
If you want your event listed on this page, please drop an email to Ian Bendall.
AMBERLEY MUSEUM Near Arundel, West Sussex
Museum will be holding their annual RAIL GALA
on 23rd & 24th July 2022
The IRS bookstall will be in attendance at this event.
For more details of this event - see their webpage
ALLAN KEEF, Lea Line, Herefordshire - 2022
Allan Keef hope to have their next open day in 2022
For more details of their operation - see their website.
APEDALE VALLEY LIGHT RAILWAY - 2021
For more details of our operation and Special Event Days - see our website.
Statfold Barn Railway
2022 Opening Days
Road & Rail & Ale Festival - Date and Times not yet available
The IRS bookstall should be attending on these dates.
Tickets can be purchased here, at a saving compared to on the gate.
LCGB NORTH LONDON BRANCH MEETINGS
"Rocks by Rail" -
(Rutland Railway Museum)
The Museum is open for viewing Tuesdays, Thursdays & Sundays all year round and operates on the third Sunday of each month.
For more details see their website.
Information can also be found on the Facebook page
Railway Centre &
Behind the scenes guided tours (bookings required). Museum Open Sat/Sun 10.00-16.00
George Stephenson's Birthplace Museum Wylam
Open Sat/Sun 13.00-17.00
Woodhorn Colliery Museum, Ashington
A chance to look inside the derelict buildings on site. Tours on Sunday 11.00, 13.00, 14.00 and 15.00. Museum open as normal.
Victoria Tunnel, Ouseburn, Newcastle
1840's tunnel built for a coal waggonway. Tours Fri-Mon 14.00 & 16.00 (Booking required).
Further information on these events can be found at www.heritageopendays.org