Chatham Historic Dockyard Railway
Scheduled Operating Dates

Operations normally consist of a locomotive-hauled rake of wagons hauled through the Dockyard by locomotives from our fleet. Savour the atmosphere of train working-a bonus for photographers too!


  • 9th and 10th March
  • 16th and 17th March
  • 6th and 7th April
  • 21st and 2nd April
      Medway Festival of Steam and Transport
  • 25th and 26th May
      2nd May Day Bank Holiday Weekend
  • 15th and 16th June
  • 6th and 7th July
  • 3th and 4th August
  • 7th and 8th September
  • 21st and 22nd September
      Salute to the '40s
  • 2nd and 3rd November

Special Steaming Days

Special steaming days can be arranged for larger parties, for example:

  • Photographers
  • Retired Driver`s Footplate Reunions
  • Steam Preservation Societys
  • Model Railway Clubs
  • Birthday parties, Weddings & other celebrations

Special steaming days are subject to authorisation and will be charged at a set rate by the Historic Dockyard Trust.

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