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Visitor Information: Special Event fares & discounts
Traction Engines at Horsted Keynes - Derek Hayward - 21 August 2010 High Weald Dairy at Horsted Keynes - Derek Hayward - 15 August 2010 178 and 592 approach Kingscote - Derek Hayward - 7 August 2010

2018 - See our Timetables and Calendar.
Tickets may be obtained on arrival; or book online in advance for our Bluebell Bonus discount

Travel information if visiting between 16 January and 3 March

Special Events Special Offers & Opportunities Premier Dining Other Catering Services

24-25 February, and
3-4, 10-11 March - "Sulky Service" - recreation of the timetable of the last days before closure in 1958

17-18 March - Steaming towards 60 - 60th Anniversary of closure

23-25 March - Diesel Gala - intensive service with classes 45, 46 and 31.

30 March - 2 April - Mad Hatter's Tea Party at Kingscote Station - Our normal steam hauled services also run over Easter

16-20, 23-27, 30 April, and
1-4, 8-11, 14-17 May - Bluebell Specials

28 April - Toy & Rail Collectors' Fair at Horsted Keynes

13 May - Southern Classic Car Show - a feast of classic cars at Horsted Keynes

18-20 May - Branch Line Gala - visiting engine: GWR 813

25-29 May - Visit of 60163 'Tornado' the iconic 'New Build' locomotive

26 & 28 May - Teddy Bear's Picnic in a buffet car travelling behind Paddington 2 locomotive 'Tornado'

16 June - Trackfest - Music festival

23-24 June - Model Railway Weekend - always a great event

28 July - Toy & Rail Collectors' Fair at Horsted Keynes

11-12 August - Steam through the Ages - travel through 100 years of history in one day!

7 October - Vintage Bus Running Day

12-14 October - Autumn Steam Gala - keep an eye out for details of visiting locomotives

29-31 October - Hallowe'en Scream Train - for those who yearn for a more dark and scary experience

Throughout December - Santa & other seasonal services - details available in the summer

Bluebell Bonus
Book online in advance for discounts
 

Full Steam Ahead Driving Experience
March, July & Sept 2018
 

Kids for a Quid
 

Footplate Tasters New for 2018
Jan & Feb 2018 - Sold out
Now taking bookings for November
 

Gift Vouchers
 

Visit via MetroBus
up to £2.50 off train travel
 

Neighbours' Card
Half price travel for local residents on normal services (not available for Special Events or special catering services)
 

Children's Parties
 

Coach Groups
 

School Groups
 

Weddings

Golden Arrow
Pullman Dining

Luncheon or Evening Meal in our 1920's Pullman Cars

 

Sunday 27 May - 60163 'Tornado' hauls Morning brunch, Golden Arrow Dining and Afternoon Tea services

 

Full Afternoon Tea on the Wealden Rambler Lounge Cars

 

Weds 25 April: 'Sussex Belle' Luncheon

 

Murder Mystery evenings on the Golden Arrow.
Download 2018 details

 

Hotel Package
Mini-break: meal on our Golden Arrow Pullman, choice of top local hotels, unlimited travel on Bluebell and visit another local attraction

Rail Ale evening trains from East Grinstead
25 May, 27 Jul, 24 Aug & 28 Sept - Book tickets

 

Fish & Chip evening supper trains
13 Apr, 4 May, 1, 22 Jun, 1 Jul, 1, 8 ,17 Aug, 7, 21 Sept, 12 Oct - Book tickets

 

Ploughman's Plus
Pre-book a combined ticket for lunch and steam train ride - Monday-Friday, April to September

 

Steam & Cream - Book a cream tea on board our service trains - Monday-Friday, April to September

 

Sunday Carvery in the Birch Grove Suite at Sheffield Park

 

Restaurants, bars and other catering at:
Sheffield Park,
Horsted Keynes &
East Grinstead

 

Stepney Lunch Boxes

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