Steam trains are coming back to the Albert Dock! 

Steam on the Docks is coming back to Liverpool again after it proved a huge success last year. 

The festival is one of the UK’s only inner-city steam rallies and has proved to be hugely popular. 

This year the event will feature more than 30 steam engines, boats and trains. 


Pictures from Steam on the Docks Facebook page. 

Steam on the Docks will be held at the Albert Dock from 6th May to 7th May and entry is completely free. 

Whether you are looking for a nice day out of you are a steam enthusiast, Steam on the Docks has encouraged people from all over the country to come to Liverpool and enjoy it as there will be lots to see and do. 

The festival will be showcasing various different types of trains, boats and engines of the industrial age and has promised to be a fantastic couple of days. 

Although the festival has yet to announce all of the trains, boats and engines that will be appearing over the weekend, it has been promised that there will be live music and performances. 

Alongside this there will also be the steam showcase which will be held around the Salthouse Dock and will include a cavalry of steam engines, brewers dray cart and shire horses and a marching band. 

There will also be steam train rides along Hartley Quay from Palmerston, a fully operational steam train, face-painting and other fun activities held at the Merseyside Maritime Museum.

Further announcements will be posted on @theAlbertDock Twitter page. 

Holly, L1 Whispers x

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