Job Vacancies

This webpage lists job vacancies at Bluebell Railway. For volunteer vacancies, please visit our volunteering page.


The Locomotive Department at Bluebell Railway is currently seeking a skilled Locomotive Works Fitter.

The successful applicant will join a team that operates on a seven-day workweek, overseeing the maintenance, overhaul, and repair of the railway’s esteemed collection of historic steam locomotives. The role necessitates the completion of an engineering apprenticeship or equivalent qualifications, with a particular emphasis on machining and fitting mechanical parts. Demonstrable proficiency in using manually operated lathes and milling machines is a key requirement.

Please be aware that weekend shifts may be required. For additional information, please contact Lisa Boyle at


The post will entail working in a busy kitchen and on the Golden Arrow dining trains to assist the Chef’s in food preparation and undertake general kitchen duties to maintain hygiene standards.

Applicants should be self-motivated, enthusiastic, a strong team player and over 18.

The role will require flexible mid-week and weekend working.

Contact Megan Laughlin on for further information.

BUILDING MANAGERpart-time 24 hrs

This role may be suited to someone from the building management and construction industry who wishes to move to a part time role.

The responsibilities are to plan and manage the maintenance for all the railways buildings to ensure all aspects of building management complies with the relevant legislation, together with ensuring all records are up to date and accurate.

Be the single point of contact for any CDM related projects and the production of related CDM Advisory/Principal Design documentation. Provide management reports and attend meetings as required. Prepare budgets and costings for repairs as required.

Produce Work Package Plans and sign off completed works. Significant proven experience in property management will be essential, together with up-to-date knowledge and experience of CDM regulations. Have a flexible and proactive approach to work.

The post holder must have own car and be willing to drive between the four railway stations.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact