Steam Train Festival 2022: April 30 & May 1 2022

Every year we start our new season in spring with the Steam Train Festival: a journey back in time. The ideal day trip for young and old.

This year these festivities will take place on Saturday 30th of April and Sunday 1st of May.

What’s on the agenda?

  • Visiting trains
    • Steam locomotive HSP 1378 from Steam Train Dendermonde-Puurs
    • NMBS Trans Europe Express diesel locomotive 5404
  • Visiting vehicles in exhibition
    • NMBS electric locomotive 1503
    • NMBS diesel locomotive 6041
    • TEE-inox carriage
  • Stanley steam car
  • Train rides on historical steam and diesel trains
  • 6 operational steam locomotives
  • Railway fair
  • Various catering options
Event details

30th April & 1th May 2022


10:00 - 18:00


Stoomtrein Maldegem-Eeklo
Stationsplein 8
9990 Maldegem

Presale tickets online available now. On the day of the event, you can also buy the tickets at the register.

For more information about the program view the Overview Equipment & Activities.


Tickets are available at the box office on Saturday, April 30, 2022 and Sunday, May 1, 2022.
When you board the train in Eeklo you can buy tickets on board the train.

Adult: €17
Child (4-11 y.): €12
Family (2 adults + 3 children): €50
Group (+15 people): €13 per person

Presale tickets online available now. On the day of the event, the tickets also buy directly to the door.

The timetable of the Steam Train Festival will be published the week before the event.

Dienstregeling stoomtreinfestival 2022

Stoomtreinfestival 2022 | Dienstregeling zaterdag
Stoomtreinfestival 2022 | Dienstregeling zondag

Material & Activities Overview

At the steam train festival you can admire a lot of equipment. Both from the own collection and visiting equipment.

You can also enjoy more than just trains. A lot of side activities make it into the perfect day trip experience.

Normal gauge

  • Steam locomotive HSP 1378 of Steam train Dendermonde-Puurs
  • NMBS Trans Europe Express diesel locomotive 5404
  • NMBS 5512
Own collection
  • Fred (Steam Locomotive)
  • Yvonne (Steam Locomotive)
  • Austerity WD196 (Steam Locomotive)
  • 4403 (Motorcar)
  • 4620 (Motorcar)
  • 553.12 (Motorcar)

Narrow gauge

  • Peter Pan – Kerr-Stuart of Stoke on Trent in 1922, Works no.4256 (Steam Locomotive)
Own collection
  • Yvonne (Steam Locomotive)

Peripheral Activities

  • Stanley steam car
  • Miniature trains
  • Thomasbaan
  • Live Steam
  • Catering: bar (also on board the trains), chip shop, ice cream
  • Shop with souvenirs
  • Railway fair with train books, films, toys,…


Press contact: Sven De Boeck
Phone: +32 (0) 499 59 04 03

We thank our sponsors and cooperation partners

Get to us by train, bus or car

You can visit the steam train festival per train, bus or car. There is plenty of parking nearby for the cars.


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