Santa Special Tickets are now on-sale! Create your warm magical memory with a Santa Steam Special experience. A perfect family get together, sprinkled with some festive fun, excitement and laughter. Let Ribble Steam Railways Santa Specials bring extra pleasure and entertainment to your seasonal celebrations. Enjoy light seasonal refreshments, snuggled up warm in your steam-heated…

Last Chance to win our ‘Drive a Train’ competition! There’s just a few days left to enter into our exciting competition to drive a diesel locomotive along the historic dockside railway lines of Preston which now form Ribble Steam Railway & Museum. You too could follow in the footsteps of Radio Lancashire presenter John Gillimore…

#AFTERNOONTEA – Join our friendly Front of House Director Alison and her team for an afternoon of tea, coffee, cakes and sandwiches on board our 1950s steam train on August 19th! Your train departs at 2pm. Tickets – £17.50 per person. #BOOKNOW – Seats are selling fast. To book, email your details to enquiries@ribblesteam.co.uk and our team will…

Win a once in a lifetime opportunity to drive a diesel locomotive on Preston’s historic dockside railway line! To celebrate 50 years of the Sentinels diesel locomotives arriving on the Docks and the end of steam in 1968, we’re inviting members of the public to engage in an amazing competition! 50 years ago, the Sentinel locomotives…

Half Day – Half Price as Ribble Steam Railway prepares for August 1st Radio Visit Following the exciting launch of a new volunteer and visitor centre, named the ‘Exploration Centre’, on July 20th, Ribble Steam Railway volunteers are keeping up their ‘head of steam’ with a special half day opening on Wednesday August 1st. Volunteers…

#50DOCKSIDEYEARS – On July 21st and 22nd, we’re so excited to have the chance to commemorate 50 years since mainline steam and the golden anniversary of our hard working, innovative Sentinel diesels arriving on Preston’s Docks. See a new exhibition about their lives, follow Sentinel-themed trails and join John Cowburn at 1pm and 4pm each day…

At Ribble Steam Railway, we’re very proud to host the Furness Railway Trust, their workshops and, at present, their prized possession – Britain’s oldest working steam locomotive, Furness Railway No.20. At 155 years young, she is certainly a crowd-pleaser and was rebuilt into her original form in the late 1990s by skilled engineers and volunteers…

Here at Ribble Steam Railway and Museum, we’re focussed on delivering an amazing experience for visitors. Yesterday, June 7th, our Audience Development team met to discuss some extremely exciting developments to improve the look, feel and enjoyment that we offer to over 20,000 guests every year. We’re developing an amazing playground at our site, launching…

#NEWS! – Our friends at Furness Railway Trust have some amazing news – They’ve been able to acquire No.25, sister engine to Ribble-based Furness No.20, Britain’s oldest working steam engine! The trust do some amazing work at our site in Preston – Contribute today by becoming a member! http://www.furnessrailwaytrust.org.uk/aboutjoinfrt.htm

#TEDDIESONTRAINS! – We’re really excited about the late May bank holiday weekend, because we’re expecting a teddy invasion! Join them for a trip behind Furness Railway Trust ‘s No.20, Britain’s oldest working steam locomotive! She’s just back from a long holiday at Locomotion , the north’s National Railway Museum so help us and our teddy…

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