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Roads to Rail Steam Rally

A nostalgic fund-raising steam rally held next to Norden station near the village of Corfe
Friday 28th June – Sunday 30th June

Featuring up to 50 traction and miniature engines, steam rollers and showman’s engines – as well as fairground rides, trade stalls, food stalls, bar and live music – the evocative and family friendly three-day yesteryear ‘Roads to Rail’ takes place between Friday, 28 June, and Sunday, 30 June, 2024, inclusive.

A special intensive steam train service between Norden, Corfe Castle and Swanage will be operating during the event – including a special evening heritage diesel service on the Friday and Saturday evenings.

Roads to Rail event at Swanage Railway this June 2024

Camping Available at the Roads to Rail Steam Rally

Camping pitches, which must be pre-booked via a special ‘Roads to Rail’ website at swanagerailwayroadstorail.co.uk, will also be available during the event in a field close to Norden station while there will be live music on the Friday and Saturday evenings.

Roads to Rail Steam Rally ticket prices

A combined train ride from Swanage to Norden and return – with entry to the steam rally show ground – is £26 for adults, £14 for children aged five to 15 and £75 for a family of two adults and three children.

Entry to the steam show ground only is £8.50 for adults with children under the age of 16 being free. Evening entry to the show ground from 6pm is £5 for adults with children under the age of 16 being free. Day parking at the Roads to Rail steam rally is free.

Information about the ‘Roads to Rail’ steam rally can be found at swanagerailwayroadstorail.co.uk where event, ticket and entry information can be found as well as camping bookings made.

Read more about the Roads to Rail Steam Rally on Visit Purbeck Dorset

Note: This event listing is a guide only. For up to date information and or changes to the event please check with the organiser or venue

Photos by ANDREW P.M. WRIGHT