Train gifts for fathers day

Top Father’s Day Present Ideas For Train Enthusiasts In 2024

Searching for that special gift for the train-loving dad in your life? Here we take a look at our top picks for the perfect father’s day train gift ideas in 2024.

Fathers Day Steam Train Clocks

Fathers Day train clock gift

If you are looking to give a gift that is both great to look at and also extremely practical, then a train based wall clock is ideal.

Available in either individual locomotive train designs or as a collage of multiple trains these make the ideal train enthusiast gifts. Discover more here.

Keyring Train Gifts For Father’s Day

Another practical fathers day train gift that would be appreciated by any dad is a good quality keyring. These are available in many different styles in including hand-poured English pewter to those made by hand out of wood. Whatever your preference, you can’t go far wrong giving one of these products as a father’s day gift.

Steam Train Locomotive Wall Art

If the dad in your life is both a train and art lover then these pieces of steam train wall art is the ideal combination. Steam locomotive pictures are available in a range of sizes and materials, from canvas and wall stickers to poster prints and metal sign art. View more here on Amazon.

Steam Train Wall Art
  • Impressive steam train print on premium canvas.
  • Gallery wrapped and stretched with wooden frame on the back.
  • Each panel has a hook already mounted on the wooden bar ready to hang out of box.
  • Perfect wall decoration for your living room, bedroom, kitchen, office, Hotel, dining room, office, bathroom, bar etc.
  • A great gift idea for your relatives and friends.


2 x 12x26 Inch Panels

2 x 12x35 Inch Panels

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Steam Train Experience For Fathers Day

Making a truly memorable father’s day gift is giving a railway train travel experience as a present. Ranging in price from £30 to £100’s the train experience gift can be anything from a short steam train ride to a full day of travel with meal included.

Steam Train Gift Experience Voucher For Two
  • THE PERFECT GIFT FOR ALL TRAIN LOVERS: All aboard! Get ready for the adventure of a lifetime when you travel back in time with our steam train experience for two.
  • PERFECT GIFT TO MAKE MEMORIES: Steam train rides are an excellent way to make memories that will last a lifetime. Choose from a range of scenic locations and experience different parts of England.
  • 18 MONTH VALIDITY: This experience gift voucher is valid for 18 months from the date of purchase with further extensions available. 
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Model Train Gifts

Making the perfect train gifts, models for railway enthusiasts are always a winner. Ranging from wooden models to small or large-scale diecast and metal models, choices included those of a vintage steam train locomotive to more modern-day diesel and electric train models.

Steam Train 3D Wooden Model Kit
  • Fun to build 308 piece wooden model kit
  • 1:80 scale replica of a 19th-century retro steam train
  • No glue required
  • Includes step-by-step assembly instructions.
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UGEARS V-Express Steam Train With Tender
  • 3D train wooden model is a very detailed 538 part mechanical model
  • Requires about 10 hours to be assembled
  • No tools or glue required
  • Three piece set: the locomotive, the tender and length of track
  • Working model - forward, reverse, and idle.

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Other Best Train Lover Gift Ideas

The world of trains is huge and for anyone wanting to give the best trains-related gift here are a few other products and ideas to choose from.

Books As Train Gifts

For the dad who loves to read, what better gift to give, than a special train-based book. Train books can cover anything from train-related short stories to factual rail and world train travel guides.

A few of the most gifted railway reads are:

  1. The Big British Railway Puzzle Book
  2. Around the World in 80 Trains
  3. Greatest British Railway Journeys
  4. The Galloping Sausage and Other Train Curiosities: 150 Steam Railway Events and Stories
  5. Ticket to Ride: Around the World on 49 Unusual Train Journeys

Click this link to the top 100 most gifted railways book choices on Amazon.

Rail & Train Puzzle Gifts

No list of train gifts for fathers day could be complete without including a puzzle or two. In sizes from 49 piece to the more detailed 1000-2000 piece train puzzles, they make the perfect gifts for the more patient train enthusiast.

Some of the most popular brands include Ravensburger, Cheatwell, Gibsons and The House Of Puzzles. Take a look here for some of the best selling puzzles for the rail enthusiast dad.

Train Puzzle Gifts Collection
  • Steam train puzzles
  • Harry Potter train puzzles
  • Flying Scotsman puzzles

The Train Set – “Big Dads Toys”

For those dads who hark back to their childhood days, give them a train set and they’ll be in their element! And what better set than the iconic  Flying Scotsman Train Set  from Hornby.

This set includes model vintage LNER Class A1 4-6-2 ‘Flying Scotsman’ engine designed by Sir Nigel Gresley, two LNER composite coaches and a LNER brake coach. It’s not the cheapest fathers day gift, but sure to bring a smile to any trains enthusiast dad.

Hornby Train Set - R1255M Flying Scotsman
  • Striking apple green liveried class A1 'Flying Scotsman' helps to recreate those wonderful days of train travel in the 1930s
  • This 00 Gauge 1:76 scale model big train track starter set provides the ideal way to begin building your model train collection
  • Easy Assembly: Setting up your model railway has never been easier. Hornby train sets comes with easy-to-follow instructions and a user-friendly track assembly system, ensuring a hassle-free and enjoyable setup process.
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And Not Forgetting… A Unique Father’s Day Train Card

Whether getting a card to go with a gift or just on it’s own, why not get one that will stand out from the crowd and either evoke or rekindle great memories. Such card’s include hand-crafted 3D pop-up train cards or one’s that play the sound of a genuine steam train when opened.

Take a look at our Father’s Day Train Cards here.

We very much hope after reading this you can stop your 2024 search, with something above being what the dad in your life would really want and love as a great father’s day gift, giving you the opportunity to see a great big smile on his face.

You can see all our train lovers gifts here and also check out our guide to father’s day gifts for Land Rover owners & enthusiasts.

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