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Locomotive Duty Roster

This roster is provided here for general information purposes only.
On any particular day there may be alterations to the roster to suit operational requirements.
Visitors intending to travel to the railway to see a specific locomotive operating are
advised to check the locomotive workings on the day here,
or by telephoning the Sales and Information Office on 01825 720800.

Weekly train running information is available providing details of planned stock usage.

August Loco Roster

Note: SECR Locomotive No.178 is currently visiting the National Railway Museum in York, being used to give brake-van rides in the yard.
Public steam trains operate each day until 1 October
See timetable calendar.
Just turn up and ride - no need to book in advance

August: Summer Fun - Sports, Games, Falconry, Children's farm & Entertainment

19-20 August: Seaside Weekend - all the fun of the seaside, complete with a sandy beach!

23-24 September: Steam Through the Ages

Locomotive Duties

Times shown are departures from Sheffield Park. Please confirm with the published timetable for actual train times on a particular day.
A   Service 1 days - works all services
    Service 2 days - works 10:00, 12:15, 2:45, and (on Saturdays only 22 April - 28 October) 5:15
B   Service 2 days - works 11:10, 1:30 and 4:00
C   Special Timetable Set C
D   Special Timetable Set D

AT  Autumn Tints
BV  Brake van rides
CH  Charter working
CWS C&W shunt
EDW Edwardian Train
EN  Engineering (CE, PW, S&T)
EV  Evening train
FF  Festive Feast
FPE Footplate Experience
GB  Golden Arrow Breakfast
GC  Golden Arrow Charter
GD  Golden Arrow Dining
Gds Goods Train
GL  Golden Arrow Luncheon
MC  Mainline Charter
O   Observation Car Special
P   Station Pilot
RA  Rail Ale
S   Shunting
SPL Special working
ST  Spare on standby
SU  Supper train
TR  Training
VIC Victorian Train
WR  Wealden Rambler
X   (special service) working unspecified
X   (Santa Special service) works 1st train
Y   (Santa Special service) works 2nd train
Z   (Santa Special service) works 3rd train

Although this roster is adhered to whenever possible, circumstances do necessitate some changes at short notice.

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