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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

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 & 29 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

Sat 30 June: Track Trek - evening sponsored walk down the line

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
July & Sept 2018

Kids for a Quid

Footplate Tasters New for 2018
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


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 (sold out), 1, 22 Jun, 6 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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