50th Anniversary Weekend

Sunday 25th & Monday 26th Aug 2019

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Celebrating 50 years of steam!

It's our birthday! 1969-2019

Sunday 25th & Bank Holiday Monday 26th August


Come and help us celebrate our Big Birthday! With all available locomotives in steam - including Met 1 and Wightwick Hall 6989 who have never before steamed together! The whole railway site is open including the Visitor Centre, Railway Museum and Travelling Post Office, along with steam train rides and miniature railway. Set within a 25 acre site amongst rolling Buckinghamshire countryside, you can be assured of a fabulous day, full of things to do and see for all the family! Dotty About Tea will be offering afternoon tea as well as a vintage caravan selling cocktails, plus lots more!

SHUTTLE BUS: Coming by train?
We have a shuttle bus running BOTH DAYS from Aylesbury Vale Parkway. Times will coincide with trains arriving from and departing for Marylebone. Timetable:

Our 50th Anniversary Weekend: Bank Holiday Sunday 25th and Monday 26th August 2019

Shuttle Bus to Quainton from Aylesbury Vale Parkway Station and back

Depart Aylesbury Vale Parkway station for Quainton:
(To meet trains arriving from Marylebone at 3 mins past the hour).

Depart Quainton:
(To catch trains departing for Marylebone at 13 mins past the hour)

Car Rallies!
Parking will be on the field this weekend becuase we have car rallies on both days in the car park. On Sunday there will be a Classic Rover Rally for visitors to admire and on the Monday it is our Classic Car (pre-78) Rally.

Classic Car Rally on Bank Holiday Monday:
Our Pre-1978 Classic Car Rally on Bank Holiday Monday 26th August is part of our Heritage Transport Festival Weekend and is always a great day out for the whole familyand attracts around 80+ cars, motorbikes and commercial vehicles!

Do you own a Classic Car (Pre-1978)
Anyone can enter their pre-1978 vehicle (car, motor bike or commercial vehicle) into this rally on Bank Holiday Monday - you don't need to be part of a club. Simply register beforehand by calling 01296 655720 or by emailing us on: office@bucksrailcentre.org, and we ask for just a £5 donation per car (incl. driver and a passenger) which includes entry to the whole site and steam train rides! Trophies awarded on the day!

For entrance tickets only, pre-book here...

For more information contact us:

Email: office@bucksrailcentre.org. Tel: 01296 655720. Website: www.bucksrailcentre.org. Find us on Facebook: ‘Buckinghamshire Railway Centre

Buckinghamshire Railway Centre, Station Road, Quainton, HP22 4BY

The prices below are discounted advanced tickets booked online before the event.

Adult £13.00
Senior £12.00
Child (5-15 yrs) £9.00
Child under 5 yrs FREE
(2 adults and up to 4 children
N.B. A £3.00 booking fee per will be applied to all online bookings



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Sun 25 Aug 2019
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Mon 26 Aug 2019
All day ticket