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Our Annual Spooky Trains - Spooky goings on in the museum and all manner of ghouls and ghosties will make this a great event for all the family. Witches, Wizards, Elves & Goblins are all welcome. 

There is no need to book for this event, just turn up and purchase your tickets on the day.

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2018 Operating Days / Events

Plan your visit to the Ribble Steam Railway, see what we have lined up for 2018 and all the days we are open.(We are only open on an operating day)

Further Family Fun Days will be added throughout the year, check both our website and Facebook Page for the latest News.

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New Summer Family Events at Ribble Steam Railway and Museum -
17 June and 22 July / 19 August & 16 September 

Storytelling, Crafts & Puppet Making Workshops - Great Fun!

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60th Anniversary of closure: Whittingham Hospital Railway

The Whittingham Hospital Railway (W.H.R.) was a private light railway operated by Lancashire County Council to serve Whittingham lunatic asylum. Opened in 1889, it carried goods and passengers between Grimsargh on the Preston and Longridge Railway and the hospital grounds. It closed to all traffic in 1957.

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BOOKINGS ONLINE ONLY - NOW OPEN 

Enjoy your warm magical memory with a SANTA STEAM SPECIAL experience. A perfect family get together, sprinkled with some festive fun.

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You may have seen Mr. Ribble around the railway.

He will soon be joined by Mrs. Ribble, (who has been in hiding),

and the two more recently created “Ribble Railway Children”.

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Find out more about Signalling on our railways via several Museum Exhibits:

A NEW Museum display explores how me made our railways safer to travellers.

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