News Archive

  • 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 […]

  • Berries, Beans & Beer Festival

    Next weekend sees what is hoped to be the first of an annual Berries, Beans & Beer Festival organised by Michelle from Offbeat Brewery in Crewe. For full details follow this link to the website for this event at

  • Crewe Railwayana Auction

    Saturday April 22nd sees the return of our Spring Railwayana Auction. Viewing is from 7.30am with the main auction starting at 10.30am. There are over 500 lots in the main auction with 700 lots in the Alpha Lot  section. More details can be found at   or

  • Calder Northern Group Model Railway Exhibition

    The NMRA Calder Northern Group is hosting a one day Model Railway Exhibition on Saturday April 1st from 10am until 5pm. There will be at least a dozen layouts (including British) and up to 8 trade stands plus a selection of Bring & Buy tables. In addition there will be all the Heritage Centre’s usual […]