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Take a trip back in time with Isle of Wight Steam Railway, the Heritage Railway Association winner of Outstanding Tourist Attraction.

Up until the 1950s, the Isle of wight had some 55 miles of railway lines connecting towns and villages.

Today, you can travel through five miles of unspoiled Island countryside in the preserved trains and associated infrastructure, from traditional operating equipment through to old railway buildings.

Discover the idyllic views of the Island’s unspoilt countryside from your journey in beautifully restored Victorian and Edwardian carriages – you may even spot a red squirrel or deer darting away from the train as you pass through. This is the perfect way to recapture the days of the historic branch line railway. And, for a small extra charge, you can take your dog on board too!

Isle of Wight Steam Railway Events

Steam Punk Festival, 22 – 23 June 2019

Take a journey into all things steam punk and discover a different world. From Victorian time travel and analogue mechanical computers to a post-apocalyptic retro-futurism of modern steam powered technology, there will be plenty of captivating displays to immerse yourself in. Indulge in the inclusive diversity of the movement, grab your gadgets and don your finest avant-garde steampunk attire for this magnificent event. Supported by live music and entertainment, not to mention some very hi-tech steam engines.

Real Ale Train, 20 July 2019

Join Isle of Wight Steam Railway for a summer evening of trains and fine ale. Tour the line from Havenstreet or Wooton with stops at Wootton, Havenstreet and Ashey stations for a glass or two at each. A range of beers will be on tap in the Real Ale Marquee at Havenstreet and at Wootton, beers will be served from the waiting room on the platform. In the rural location of Ashey station, beers will be served from a marquee in the picnic area. The evening event includes unlimited travel on the trains from 15.30. For more information, click here.

The Railway Folk, 28 – 30 July 2019

This years event is ‘Great Train Robbery’ themed, so head on over to Havenstreet and join the Railway folk for some rootin’ tootin’ Wild West action. Rustle up your hat and help the Sheriff and his posse discover who robbed the train. With staged entertainment, steam train rides, birds of prey displays, lassoo competitions and more, The Railway Folk is a perfect day out for the whole family.

 

Isle of Wight Steam Railway

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