News Archive

  • Crewe Railwayana Auction

    Our final event of the 2017 season sees the second of the Annual Railwayana Auctions taking place on Saturday October 14th with viewing from 7.30am and the main auction starting at 10.30am. More details can be found on the Crewe Railway Auctions website at  

  • Toy & Train Collector’s Fair

    Saturday 7th October sees the second of this year’s Toy & Train Collector’s Fairs organised by Crewe Model Engineering Society. Open from 10.30am until 3.30pm.

  • Arrival of DBSO at Crewe heritage Centre

    Driving Brake Second Open 9711 has arrived at Crewe heritage Centre for Restoration. It has been reunited with the Class 47 – Lady Dianna Spencer – with which it used to provided the driving position for the push-pull service. See

  • 1940s Canteen Dance Party

    As part of the Wheels of War weekend the Saturday night sees a 1940s Canteen Dance taking place with live music from the Wychcraft Big Band. The dance is from 7.30pm to 11.00pm with 1940s dress encouraged but not required.

  • Wheels of War – Past & Present

    Our next major event is the annual Wheels of War weekend organised by the Crewe & District Military Vehicle Club which takes place on Saturday and Sunday 23rd/24th of September 2017 from 10.00am to 5.00pm each day.

  • Crewe Rail Ale Festival 2017

    The next event on our calendar is the Annual Rail Ale Festival organised and run by the volunteers from the South Cheshire Branch of CAMRA which takes place over three days from Friday September 8th until Sunday September 10th. Now in its fifth year the festival continues to grow in size and numbers. This year […]

  • 30th Anniversary Weekend July 22nd-23rd 2017

    On the weekend of July 22nd-23rd 2017 the Crewe Heritage Centre is celebrating its 30th Anniversary. Opened by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on the 24th July 1987, the Heritage  Centre is playing host to a number of guests over the weekend. The exhibition hall will feature our newly repainted Class 87 locomotive 87035 Robert Burns […]

  • Return of ‘The Duchess’

    Late on this coming Saturday evening, May 27th, we are expecting the return of BR Stanier Pacific locomotive 46233 ‘Duchess of Sutherland’ together with its support coach. The locomotive will be with us for a few days between workings on the main line and will be on display on Sunday and Monday of the Bank […]

  • The world famous ‘Flying Scotsman’ midweek visit in May

    We are pleased to announce that the world famous locomotive number 60103 ‘Flying Scotsman’ is making a return visit to the Heritage Centre on the evening of Tuesday May 16th. The locomotive is expected to arrive around 7.30pm having worked a train from Edinburgh to Crewe during the day. It will be departing around 9.20am […]