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EVENTS

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  • MAY SPRING GALA

    We are aiming to have several of our own locomotives in steam together...

    28th, 29th and 30th May

  • COUNTRY DANCING FESTIVAL

    Our picturesque rural railway station provides the perfect arena for t...

    Wednesday 8th June

  • ISLAND STEAM DAYS - June

    Head back to the 1940s to discover how the railways provided our daily...

    Sunday 12th June

  • Fathers Day & Workshop Open Day

    Steam trains.. how do they keep going and how...

    Sunday 19th June

  • MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S STEAM

    Celebrate the Midsummer with an evening service of steam trains!

    Saturday 25th June

  • The 1940s EXPERIENCE

    Extraordinary Times … Extraordinary People! Inspired music and dance …...

    2nd and 3rd July

  • MOTOR SHOW in conjunction with IW Traders

    The perfect opportunity to see all the latest models from all the majo...

    9th and 10th July

  • ISLAND STEAM DAYS - July

    Head back to the 1940s to discover how the railways provided our daily...

    10th July

  • REAL ALE TRAIN

    A summer evening of trains and fine ale … Join us for a convivial and ...

    16th July

  • JAGUAR CLASSIC CAR SHOW

    Jaguar – An iconic brand! See superb examples of this British motoring...

    Sunday 24th July

  • THE RAILWAY FOLK

    This year the Railway Folk are down on the farm, or, at least, the far...

    31st July, 1st and 2nd August

  • VICTORIAN WEEKEND

    A living, breathing historical experience … Rediscover a forgotten wo...

    6th and 7th August

  • ISLAND STEAM DAYS - August

    Head back to the 1940s to discover how the railways provided our daily...

    Sunday 14th August

  • The 42nd ISLAND STEAM SHOW

    Bursting with surprises, the 42nd Island Steam Show is an action-packe...

    26th to 29th August

  • MORRIS MINOR RALLY

    The first British car to sell a million! The ‘Moggy Minor’ is fondly r...

    4th September

  • HERITAGE OPEN DAYS

    As part of the UK-wide Heritage Open Weekend, there’s plenty to see on...

    8th to 11th September

  • ISLAND STEAM DAYS - September

    Head back to the 1940s to discover how the railways provided our daily...

    11th September

  • SUNSET SPECIALS and CARVERY NIGHT

    Chill-out on a late summer evening. Take ‘The Sundowner’ for a relaxin...

    17th September

  • WINE FESTIVAL

    Crisp whites and powerful reds … Elegant sparklers and luscious desser...

    24th and 25th September

  • DIESEL GALA

    A rare opportunity to see Diesels at work on the Isle of Wight Steam R...

    1st and 2nd October

  • ISLAND STEAM DAYS - October

    Head back to the 1940s to discover how the railways provided our daily...

    9th October

  • BEER & BUSES EVENT

    With a Real Ale Bar at Havenstreet take the opportunity to travel on V...

    Sat 15th and Sun16th October

  • WIZARD WEEK

    In a puff of steam it’s Wickedly Wonderful Halloween Fun during Octobe...

    24th to 28th October

  • CHRISTMAS CARVERY NIGHT

    Experience the magic of steam at night and enjoy a festive carvery din...

    Saturday 17th December

  • MINCE PIE SPECIALS

    After the indulgence of Christmas Day, settle back in our warm and com...

    26th December

  • NEW YEAR ‘HANGOVER’ SPECIALS

    Welcome 2017 with a peaceful New Year ride through the Island’s winter...

    1st January 2017

ABOUT US

Your visit to The Award-Winning Isle of Wight Steam Railway will engage, inspire and excite you ... The sight of powerful majestic steam engines, the charm of quiet rural stations, and the friendliness of traditionally uniformed staff, will leave you with some enduring memories of a special day out.

For the family and casual visitor, we offer a unique and exciting day out, as you step back to a bygone era when steam power was the order of the day. We are one of Britain’s Heritage Railways and a registered educational charity, but we’re also much more besides.

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Take a Ride

Take a Ride behind one of our vintage steam locomotives for a special journey back in time. Breathe in the evocative smells of a real steam railway, while your eyes and ears thrill to the puffing and hissing of the steam engine. Settle back in beautifully restored Victorian and Edwardian carriages and enjoy a unique view of some of the Island’s unspoilt countryside ... or hop off at one of our stations and just watch the trains go by!

A journey on the multi award-winning Isle of Wight Steam Railway is an unforgettable experience for all the senses.

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LATEST NEWS

GALA SPECIAL - 41298 FOOTPLATE AUCTION

A chance to be on the footplate for 41298’s official return to service!

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Locomotive Engineering News - May 2016

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Carriage & Wagon News - May 2016

The latest Carriage & Wagon restoration and maintenance news from the Isle of Wight Steam Railway

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