The National Railway Day
The National Railway Day is celebrated annually during September to commemorate the 27th of September 1825, when the first train made its journey on the inventor of the steam locomotive, George Stephenson. It is held in various railway locations across the Czech Republic. In 2024 the National Railway day will take place in the Pardubice region, in Česká Třebová.
In addition to a number of traditional events, including summer rides of historical steam trains and other annual nostalgic rides, railway fans cal enjoy a special programme this year. The World of History, World of Change, World of Entertainment and the unique Night Light Show will form a part of this special event. A number of historical steam, diesel and electric locomotives, the most modern vehicles of České dráhy and a rich cultural programme, concerts, popular activities for children and many other attractions will certainly be on the programme as well.