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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
Special Events Special Offers & Opportunities Premier Dining Other Catering Services
8-9 September - Shareholders' Weekend - Our normal steam hauled services also run, with an additional early departure, available to all, at 09.09 from East Grinstead hauled by our 09 diesel shunter.


28 September - Macmillan Coffee Morning - please pre-book


7 October - Vintage Bus Running Day - Enjoy a trip on a vintage bus from one of the Railway's stations


12-14 October - 'Giants of Steam' Autumn Gala - with visiting LNER locomotives A4 No.60009 'Union of South Africa' and B1 'Mayflower'


29-31 October - Dystopia Station - A perfectly preserved attraction that will steam you into dystopia for Hallowe'en


Throughout December - Santa & other seasonal services:

Bluebell Bonus
Book online in advance for discounts

Full Steam Ahead Driving Experience
Sept 2018

Bessemer Specials
Selected Mondays - steam train ride from East Grinstead and 2-course lunch in the Bessemer Arms at Sheffield Park

We are a Blue Peter Badge Attraction

Footplate Tasters
November - Sold out
Now taking bookings for 2019

Gift Vouchers

Carriage Workshop Tours at Horsted Keynes - New for 2018 - 2pm each Saturday until the end of September

Visit via MetroBus
up to £2.50 off train travel

Elephant Van - children's play carriage at Horsted Keynes

Children's playground at Kingscote

Steam and Vine
in conjunction with Bluebell Vineyard

BRPS Membership
Many benefits including travel and shop discounts

Coach Groups

School Groups


Golden Arrow
Pullman Dining

Luncheon or Evening Meal in our 1920's Pullman Cars

Christmas 2018 and New Year's Eve Gala Golden Arrow Pullman

Full Afternoon Tea on the Wealden Rambler Lounge Cars

'Sussex Belle' Luncheon - 2 course meal on board our first-class dining car - New for 2018 - more dates added

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
24 Aug & 28 Sept - Book tickets

Fish & Chip evening supper trains
17 Aug (sold out), 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

Christmas Festive Feast - Steam train ride from East Grinstead plus Christmas Lunch - 3, 4, 5, 10, 11, 12 Dec

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

Children's Parties


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