Adults: £14.50, Children £7.25, Family £37.00 if bought online
Admission-only tickets (no train ride) are: Adults: £8, Children £4
The Isle of Wight Steam Railway is 50 years old this year!
We're celebrating with a special gala weekend. With lots of action around the line, this promises to be a memorable occasion for all enthusiasts, and anyone who loves seeing our steam locomotives in action.
Our gala weekend features authentic locomotives that ran on the island. See our flagship engine W24 Calbourne, newly painted in Southern Railway green, and our famous 'Terrier' No. 11 'Newport'. Our fleet will also be joined by a visiting locomotive which will be travelling from the mainland for this event.
1st Class passengers have the opportunity to travel in Oldbury Carriage 10. Dating back to 1864, this vintage carriage oozes charm and will instantly transport you back to a bygone era.
For this special weekend we'll also welcome steam traction engines to the railway, and offer a guided coach tour of the Island's disused railways.
Steam trains are running throughout the day from 10.15am until 5pm. Book online to reserve your exclusive compartment on the train for you and your family - you'll even save money too by booking online. Why not travel to the event by train, making use of our connection with Island Line at Smallbrook Junction, or the Island's bus network at Wootton.
Step back to a bygone era when steam power was the order of the day. Thrill to the sight and sound of powerful majestic steam engines and breathe in the evocative smells of a real steam railway. Soak-up the rhythm of quiet rural stations while enjoying the friendliness of traditionally uniformed staff.
Settle back in beautifully restored Victorian and Edwardian carriages and discover an idyllic view of the Island's unspoilt countryside ... or hop off at one of our stations and just watch the trains go by. Keep an eye out for a red squirrel or deer darting away from the train as you pass through ancient woodland.
Our Locomotives and Carriages have all been painstakingly restored to pristine condition and are the hallmark of our delightful railway. Our oldest locomotive was built in 1876 and carriages date back to 1864.
Explore our Train Story Discovery Centre, our fabulous indoor museum which brings the story of the Island's railway's to life. Discover our amazing collection that spans from the opening of the line from Ryde to Shanklin in 1864 to the Underground trains that ran on the line until January 2021.
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