LATEST..          Santa Bookings for Christmas are selling out fast - see booking page for train times and available seats          CHRISTMAS CARVERY IS NOW FULL         Looking for gift ideas?          Our SHOP is open during November on Saturdays and Sundays 10.30am until 3.30pm          or you might want to consider the ultimate gift for him - buy a FOOTPLATE EXPERIENCE VOUCHER today - date can be booked later to suit          CHRISTMAS is COMING! Our SANTA SPECIALS event fills up quickly so book your seats early to avoid disappointment          See our SANTA SPECIALS & CHRISTMAS CARVERY pages now          Also running BOXING DAY and NEW YEAR'S DAY for a wonderful way to see the New Year in!          All operating days and events can be found on our YOUR VISIT - Timetables page         
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AWARDS


* 2017 - Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence
* 2016 - Visit England Gold Accolade 2016
* 2016 - Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016 Winner
* 2016 - Heritage Railway Association, large groups annual award for Train Story
  2015 joint winner with Severn Valley Railway
IW Steam Railway Awards 2017
  • 2015 - Tourism South East Beautiful South Awards, Large Visitor Attraction of the Year Silver Award
  • 2015 - Heritage Railway Association, Publication & Media Best Magazine Award 2014.
  • 2015 - TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence, 2015 Winner
  • 2015 - Visit England Gold. Visit England Gold Accolade 2015
  • 2013 - Southern Railways Group Denys Fletcher Award, 2For the recreation of the original Havenstreet Station buildings at Wootton and the construction of a typical Southern Railway country station building at Smallbrook Junction.
  • 2012 - Tourism South East - The Beautiful South Awards for Excellence 2012-2013. Silver Award for Large Visitor Attraction of the Year.
  • 2012 - IW Chamber of Commerce, Tourism and Industry. Business Awards for Excellence 2012 - Lucas Fettes Tourism & Leisure Business Award Winner.
  • 2012 - Isle of Wight Chamber of Commerce, Tourism and Industry. Business Awards for Excellence 2012. Isle of Wight County Press Business in the Community Category. Highly Commended.
  • 2012 - The Queens' Award for Voluntary Service. The MBE for volunteer groups
Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence 2017
  • 2010 - Highly Commended: Jim Loe (Isle of Wight Steam Railway) Outstanding Customer Service - Beautiful South Awards for Excellence 2010
  • 2010 - Winner - The UK's Best Heritage Project - The National Lottery Awards 2010
  • 2009 - Highly Commended - Business Award for Excellence - Tourism & Leisure Business of the Year Award (IW Chamber of Commerce Industry and Tourism)
  • 2009 - Highly Commended - Business Award for Excellence - Small Business of the Year Award (IW Chamber of Commerce Industry and Tourism)
  • 2009 - Highly Commended - Business Award for Excellence - Business in the Community Award (IW Chamber of Commerce Industry and Tourism)
  • 2009 - Runner-up - Day Out with Thomas - Best Value for Money Events 2009
  • 2008 - Winner - Business Award for Excellence - Employee Development Award (IW Chamber of Commerce Industry and Tourism)
  • 2008 - Highly Commended - Business Award for Excellence - Small Business of the Year Award (IW Chamber of Commerce Industry and Tourism)
  • 2006 - Winner - Best Publicity Leaflet (Heritage Railway Association)
  • 2004 - The High Sheriff's Island Success of the Month Award
  • 2002 - Winner - Heritage Railway Association Carriage & Wagon Competition - for LCDR 4-wheeled carriage No. 2515
  • 2002 - Highly Commended - Transport Trust Restoration Awards - for restoration of the set of LBSCR single bolster wagons
  • 2002 - Joint Winner - Southern Tourist Board Excellence in England Award
  • 2002 - Winner - Business Award for Excellence - Tourism Award (IW Chamber of Commerce Industry and Tourism)
  • 2001 - Runner-up - The Steam Railway Trophy - Heritage Railway Association Publications Competition
  • 2000 - Winner - Independent Railway of the Year Award
  • 1999 - Winner - The Two-Foot Topics Award for Most Improved Magazine - Heritage Railway Association Publications Competition
  • 1999 - Commended - The Steam Railway Trophy - Heritage Railway Association Publications Competition
  • 1998 - Commended - Heritage Railway Association Best Restored Coach Competition - for carriage 2343
  • 1995 - Winner - Independent Railway of the Year Award
  • 1989 - Winner - Railway Magazine Shield for the Best Timetable/Information Leaflet (Association of Railway Preservation Societies)
  • 1989 - Winner - Independent Railway of the Year Award
  • 1988 - Runner-up - Independent Railway of the Year Award
  • 1987 - Special Commendation - The Ian Allan Railway Heritage Awards - for Wootton Station (Association of Railway Preservation Societies)
  • 1986 - Premier Award Winner - The British Rail Award - Best Restored Station Competition - for Havenstreet Station (Association of Railway Preservation Societies)
  • 1986 - Winner - Best Preserved Carriage - for Carriage IWR No. 46 (Association of Railway Preservation Societies)
  • 1982 - Certificate of Merit - Isle of Wight Conservation Award - for the Railway Refreshments Building
  • 1979 - Winner - Private Railway Poster (Friends of the National Railway Museum/Association of Railway Preservation Societies/Association of Minor Railways)
   
   Awards pages Isle of Wight Steam Railway






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