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Autumn Steam Gala

25th and 26th September 2021

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Autumn Steam Gala


Our 2021 Gala Weekend has returned. It a chance for visitors to see and photograph three magnificent engines all together in steam.  This year we hoping to continue our annual tradition of inviting a special guest to the tracks; we intent to bring a visiting steam locomotive to our railway for this event.

Our Galas are great weekends. They bring together our volunteers, steam enthusiasts and regular family visitors alike to celebrate the wonderful power of steam.

We have the ‘We’re Good to Go’ standard from Visit England and have been busy making changes to our site and how we operate to be Covid-19 secure and protect you, our volunteers and our members of staff. We encourage you to download the NHS COVID-19 App and check in at our site to help stop the spread of Coronavirus.


Ticket pricing includes:

  • Access to our Heritage Museum before your train ride
  • We recommend you arrive approximately 45 minutes before your train is due to leave if you wish to visit our wonderful heritage museum.
  • Trains leave on the hour, please allow enough time to board before the train leaves the station.

Guidance ahead of your visit:

    • Gala Ticket day pass, unlimited rides no allocated seats.
      Gala Day trains times 10.30am 11.15am 12.00noon 1.00pm 1.45pm 2.30pm 3.15pm 4.00pm, please allow time to board before the train leaves the station.
    • Track-and Trace System: We will retain your contact details for 21 days as part of your online booking.
    • Face covering are optional as they are no longer compulsory whilst in our Museum, Gift Shop and on-board the Train.
    • We have provided hand sanitiser at the entrance door, around the museum and platform doors. Please make use of these especially before you board the train..
    • Extra Cleaning and Hygiene Regimes: Are in place, between every train journey, in our museum, shop, tea room and toilets..
    • Snacks, ice-cream and hot and cold drinks will be available to purchase in our tea room. 
    • Please respect the measures we have in place to ensure your safety and others around you.

Refund and cancellation policy

Full refunds will be issued should your reservation have to be cancelled due to Government restrictions or if Covid-19 makes us unable to safely run our passenger trains. If you need to cancel your reservation, we politely request that you let us know at least 3 days in advance for a full refund of your ticket.

© Ribble Steam Railway 2021