Gala Days


Spring Steam Gala

March 28, 2020 10:30 am — March 29, 2020 5:00 pm

Unlimited Train rides, entrance to the Museum, Workshop and Cafe, where else would you spend your weekend? With up to 4 Steam Locomotives on the line, its looking to be a great weekend! Visit our volunteers in the workshop and check out the work they do repairing the locomotives for us to use on the…


Easter Weekend & Manchester Model Tram Group - 4 days of Family Fun

April 10, 2020 10:30 am — April 13, 2020 5:00 pm

4 days of Family Fun! Head down to Ribble for our infamous Egg Hunt (for 3-16 year olds), enter to win a bundle of chocolate filled prizes! With regular Steam Train rides, Museum, Workshop and Cafe, there’s plenty to do to fill your weekend! With Manchester Model Tram Group exhibition in the Museum. Pricing: Adult:…


Spring Diesel Gala

April 25, 2020 10:30 am — April 26, 2020 5:00 pm

Come down and look at our working industrial Diesel engines. Special Timetable, Unlimited Rides, Real Ales on the Trains. LOCOS AND TIMETABLE TBC


VE Day Bank Holiday Weekend

May 8, 2020 10:00 am — May 10, 2020 5:00 pm
Ribble Steam Railway

To Mark the 75th Anniversary of VE Day, Ribble Steam Railway is having a 1940s weekend filled with music and entertainment. More information will be available in 2020.  


Vehicle Rally Weekend

July 25, 2020 10:30 am — July 26, 2020 5:00 pm

New for 2020…. Ribble Steam Railway is opening it’s gates to all sorts of vehicles, from cars, buses and bikes to steam rollers and planes! Interested in being an exhibitor? Please contact our Front of House and Museum Manager Maisy Davies at Our hourly steam services run from 11:00 till 16:00. Have a fun…


Mr Ribble's Friendly Engines!

August 1, 2020 10:30 am — August 2, 2020 5:00 pm

Friendly Engines is back and better than ever! Come and visit our Museum where all our trains have come to life! Tickets include access to our Museum, Workshop, UNLIMITED TRAIN RIDES, Free face painting and playground.   Ticket Prices: Adult: £8 Child & Concessions: £5 Family: £23 Under 3’s FREE


Bank Holiday Model Railway Weekend

August 29, 2020 10:30 am — August 31, 2020 5:00 pm

Back again by popular demand, we have local model railway societies and clubs showcasing their layouts in our museum for all three days of bank holiday weekend, everything from N Gauge to 0 Gauge. Ticket Prices: Adults (16+): £8 Children (3-15): £5 Under 3’s: FREE Concessions (60+, Disabled, Carers): £5 Family (2+2): £23 Dogs are…


Autumn Diesel Gala

September 5, 2020 10:30 am — September 6, 2020 5:00 pm

**All Locomotives running are subject to availability and may be subject to change** Timetable and locomotives TBC.


Autumn Steam Gala

September 26, 2020 10:30 am — September 27, 2020 5:00 pm

It’s our annual autumn festival of steam and rail on September 26th and 27th. Admission fee: Adult: £8 Child (3-15): £5 Concessions (disabled, carers, 60+): £5 Family (2+2): £23 Under 3’s: FREE DOGS ARE WELCOME!   Your ticket includes entry to our Museum, Workshop, and Unlimited Train Rides.   Mrs. Ribble’s Tea room will be…


Halloween Spooky Trains

October 31, 2020 10:30 am — November 1, 2020 5:00 pm

Do you dare to ride? At Ribble, our Spooky Trains promise to be family-friendly fun for all ages! Ticket Prices: Adult: £8 Child (3-16): £5 Concession (disabled, carer, 60+): £5 Under 3’s: FREE Dogs: Welcome in all ares except the Cafe With your ticket, you get access to the Museum, Workshop, Playground and the activities…