2022 SPECIAL EVENTS

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COAL TRAIN WEEKEND

Sunday 1st and Monday 2nd May 2022

The South Wales Valleys were built on coal, and its railways (including ours) were no exception. Join us as we relive their heyday, with regular demonstration coal trains running alongside passenger services.

Pay once and ride all day with a 25% discount available for local residents when they book in advance online through our official ticketing provider TicketSource..

Find out more on the dedicated event page here.

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PLATINUM JUBILEE WEEKEND

Thursday 2nd - Sunday 5th June 2022

Join us over the Platinum Jubilee Weekend. 

FARE INFORMATION:

Family (2 adults and 2 children): TBC

Adults: TBC

Seniors: TBC

Childs: TBC

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model railway show

Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th June 2022

Our Model Railway Show returns after a three-year break! Run by our in-house Model Railway Club, all of its layouts will be in operation along with a range of visiting layouts of all scales and sizes. Models will also be available to purchase from Eric's Emporium gift shop.

FARE INFORMATION:

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Family (2 adults and 2 children): TBC

Adults: TBC

Seniors: TBC

Childs: TBC

TRANSPORT FESTIVAL

Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th July 2022

Are you a classic vehicle enthusiast? If so, you’ll love our relaunched Transport Festival event on the 16th and 17th of July! A weekend jam-packed with interesting classics, steam train rides and opportunities to meet people who share the same passion as you do!

FARE INFORMATION:

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Family (2 adults and 2 children): TBC

Adults: TBC

Seniors: TBC

Childs: TBC

SUMMER BANK HOLIDAY WEEKEND

Saturday 27th - Monday 29th August 2022

Event information to follow. 

FARE INFORMATION:

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Family (2 adults and 2 children): TBC

Adults: TBC

Seniors: TBC

Childs: TBC

ANNUAL STEAM GALA

Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th September

 Join us for a celebration of steam as we operate an intensive timetable of passenger and demonstration freight trains! Further details to follow soon.

FARE INFORMATION:

Family (2 adults and 2 children): TBC

Adults: TBC

Seniors: TBC

Childs: TBC

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halloween ghost train 

Friday 29th - Monday 31st October 2022

Our ghouls and ghosts return to Blaenavon after a two-year wait! Come along, if you dare... FURTHER INFORMATION TO FOLLOW.

FARE INFORMATION:

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TO BE CONFIRMED

IMPORTANT NOTICE: ONLINE PREBOOKING ONLY

STEAM SANTA SPECIALS

Weekends in December 2022

Further information to follow - please do not contact us about this event at the current time.

FARE INFORMATION:

TO BE CONFIRMED

IMPORTANT NOTICE: ONLINE PREBOOKING ONLY

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IMPORTANT TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

  • *Excludes booking fee paid to our ticketing provider TicketSource.

  • Please be aware that the Pontypool and Blaenavon Railway Company (1983) Limited, operators of the Pontypool and Blaenavon Railway (marketed as Blaenavon's Heritage Railway), reserves the right to alter, modify and/or cancel advertised services (including events) at any time and with or without notice as circumstances dictate.

  • All images are provided for representative purposes only.