Events For 2021
If you wish to visit with a locomotive to any event you must have valid insurance and valid boiler Certificate for Steam Engines. If you plan to come with an engine please email in advance.
Moved to 11/12th September 2021)

(Due to Covid this event may get cancelled - however based on the present road map, we expect to hold the event).

The SNBR main event:

Details of the event will appear below

  • All operational engines will be in use over the weekend

  • Visiting Engines are expected

  • Community stall(s) in the park



Luna Cinema Nights
6th, 7th and 8th August


The Railway will operate from about 7pm until the film starts. We will be raising money for Friends of Swanley Park, to improve the facilities at the park.

1812 Festival

27th and 28th August


the parks main event of the year. Friday night has the 1812 fireworks. Trains operate as normal during the day, but on Friday night the trains will also operate from 6pm until the Fireworks start. We do not operate after the fireworks. The Saturday has other family activities during the day. Check the Swanley Park facebook page for more details

Traction Engine Trundle

17th July 2021

During Saturday 17th July, several miniature traction engines will be wondering the park. While on the railway we will be running at least one steam engine. Something a little different for a day out.