Throughout the year we have a variety of special events suitable for all the family. To see normal operating days and other events, view the Calendar.
View over 40 amazing models built from LEGO® bricks when you visit the Brick History exhibition. Take a walk through history, build your own models and enjoy a trip on a heritage train.
For over 100 years special excursion trains have taken people to the seaside. Now follow in their footsteps with a train ride to a special inland beach. Build sandcastles and watch the trains go by.
Indietracks is a unique three day summer music festival which combines steam trains and indiepop music from over 50 indiepop bands. It takes place each year at the end of July.
Step back in time and experience travel as it would have been over 100 years ago. Come in Victorian costume and travel at half price!
Look out for our very special Teddy Bears’ Weekends with displays of teddy bears and a themed children's competition. Children bringing their teddy travel free!
Halloween at the Midland Railway – Butterley is a very ‘spooktacular’ affair. Wizards & Spooks trains run every day (except Monday) of the Derbyshire Schools' autumn half term week. Magical entertainment and wizard competition.
Join us for a spectacular fireworks display on the Saturday closest to Bonfire Night with train journeys, food and other attractions. Perfect for the whole family.