Echills Wood Railway 2021 Special Events

The calendar of the EWR has been disrupted from early 2020 and still is by the Covid19 public safety restrictions operated by the government.  We have managed to operate to an extent under the tier systems but the outlook for 2021 is still unclear.  We list below the events so far planned for the year. Please check back later for further information.


Miniature Traction Engine Gathering. Click Here

June 25th 26th 27th.  Miniature steam road vehicles will be gathering by the stations at Harvesters and Far Leys. Their operating area will be on the park road network giving the public the opportunity to have a ride and talk to the drivers /owners. The railway will be operating public passenger trains during Saturday & Sunday From 11am until 4:30pm.


Standard Gauge Steam and Diesel Event. Click Here

July 9th 10th 11th. This event is open to members, friends, visitors and 7 1/4”gauge members who are owners and drivers of standard gauge locos. All locomotives and rolling stock operating over this weekend will be models based upon railways with a standard gauge of four foot eight and a half inches. (1/8th scale)   Featuring visiting and locomotives based at the EWR.  Look out for different types of passenger and freight trains, along with a breakdown crane!  Public passenger trains will operating on Sunday 11th July until 4:30pm