TIMETABLES & CALENDARS

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WELCOME TO THE BLUEBELL RAILWAY 2024 CALENDAR

Please be aware that all events and timetables shown here are subject to change and can be amended by the railway at any time.

PLEASE NOTE: THERE IS NO REGULAR SERVICE TRAINS FROM FEBRUARY 19TH UNTIL MARCH 23RD. THIS WILL BE UPDATED IN DUE COURSE WITH FURTHER RUNNING DAYS AND EVENTS.


JANUARY 2024

DATES SERVICE (CLICK TO VIEW TIMETABLE BELOW)
1 JANUARY NEW YEARS DAY STEAM AT THE BLUEBELL RAILWAY
2-31 JANUARY NO TRAINS RUNNING

 

FEBRUARY 2024

 

DATES SERVICE (CLICK TO VIEW TIMETABLE BELOW)
1-9 FEBRUARY RAILWAY CLOSED-

NO TRAINS RUNNING

10-18 FEBRUARY TIMETABLE B*

*ICE SKATING AT SHEFFIELD PARK*

TIGER ON THE TRAIN- MEET THE AUTHOR DAY (16 FEBRUARY)

19-21 FEBRUARY RAILWAY CLOSED-

NO TRAINS RUNNING 

22-25 FEBRUARY STEAM FOOTPLATE TASTER DAYS

NO SERVICE TRAINS RUNNING

*TRAINMASTER AT SHEFFIELD PARK (24 FEBRUARY)*

26-28 FEBRUARY RAILWAY CLOSED-

NO TRAINS RUNNING

29 FEBRUARY STEAM FOOTPLATE TASTER DAY

NO SERVICE TRAINS RUNNING

 

MARCH 2024

 

DATES SERVICE (CLICK TO VIEW TIMETABLE BELOW)
1-3 MARCH STEAM FOOTPLATE TASTER DAYS

NO SERVICE TRAINS RUNNING

4-6 MARCH RAILWAY CLOSED-

NO TRAINS RUNNING

7-9 MARCH STEAM FOOTPLATE TASTER DAYS

NO SERVICE TRAINS RUNNING

11-13 MARCH RAILWAY CLOSED-

NO TRAINS RUNNING

14-17 MARCH STEAM FOOTPLATE TASTER DAYS

NO SERVICE TRAINS RUNNING

18-19 MARCH RAILWAY CLOSED-

NO TRAINS RUNNING

20-22 MARCH STEAM FOOTPLATE TASTER DAYS

NO SERVICE TRAINS RUNNING

23-24 MARCH TIMETABLE C

DIESEL FOOTPLATE TASTER DAYS

BLUEY & BINGO AT SHEFFIELD PARK

25-27 MARCH RAILWAY CLOSED-

NO TRAINS RUNNING

28 MARCH STEAM FOOTPLATE TASTER DAYS

NO SERVICE TRAINS RUNNING

29-31 MARCH TIMETABLE C

MOBILE FARM AT KINGSCOTE

 

APRIL 2024

 

DATE SERVICE (CLICK TO VIEW TIMETABLE BELOW)
1-8 APRIL TIMETABLE C

MOBILE FARM AT KINGSCOTE (1ST APRIL)

ALICE IN WONDERLAND WEEKEND (6TH & 7TH APRIL)

9 APRIL TIMETABLE TBC
10-14 APRIL TIMETABLE C
15-16 APRIL RAILWAY CLOSED-

NO TRAINS RUNNING

17-19 APRIL TIMETABLE A
20-21 APRIL TIMETABLE C

DIESEL FOOTPLATE TASTER DAYS

22-23 APRIL RAILWAY CLOSED-

NO TRAINS RUNNING

24-26 APRIL TIMETABLE A
27 APRIL TIMETABLE C

FALCONRY AT THE BLUEBELL RAILWAY

28 APRIL TIMETABLE D

*TOY AND RAIL COLLECTORS FAIR*

29-30 APRIL RAILWAY CLOSED-

NO TRAINS RUNNING

 

MAY 2024

 

DATE SERVICE (CLICK TO VIEW TIMETABLE BELOW)
1-3 MAY TIMETABLE A
4-6 MAY TIMETABLE C

DIESEL FOOTPLATE TASTER DAYS (5+6)

STORMTROOPERS DAY (4TH MAY)

ON TRAIN MAGICIAN (6TH MAY)

7 MAY RAILWAY CLOSED-

NO TRAINS RUNNING

8-9 MAY TIMETABLE A
10-12 MAY *BRANCH LINE GALA WEEKEND 2024*
13-14 MAY RAILWAY CLOSED-

NO TRAINS RUNNING

15-17 MAY TIMETABLE A
18-19 MAY TIMETABLE D

*ROAD MEETS RAIL 2024*

20-21 MAY RAILWAY CLOSED-

NO TRAINS RUNNING

22-24 MAY TIMETABLE A
25-31 MAY TIMETABLE C

DIESEL FOOTPLATE TASTER DAYS (25+26)

CIRCUS SKILLS AT THE BLUEBELL RAILWAY (25TH & 26TH MAY)

SPARKLE DAY AT THE BLUEBELL RAILWAY (27TH MAY)

 

JUNE 2024

 

DATE SERVICE (CLICK TO VIEW TIMETABLE BELOW)
1-2 JUNE *SOUTHERN AT WAR*
3-4 JUNE RAILWAY CLOSED-

NO TRAINS RUNNING

5-7 JUNE TIMETABLE A
8-9 JUNE TIMETABLE C
10-11 JUNE RAILWAY CLOSED-

NO TRAINS RUNNING

12-14 JUNE TIMETABLE A
15 JUNE TIMETABLE C

*BLUEBELL AGM 2024*

DINOSAURS AT THE BLUEBELL RAILWAY

16 JUNE TIMETABLE C

DINOSAURS AT THE BLUEBELL RAILWAY

17-18 JUNE RAILWAY CLOSED-

NO TRAINS RUNNING

19-21 JUNE TIMETABLE A
22-23 JUNE TIMETABLE C

ROBOTS AND MACHINES AT THE BLUEBELL RAILWAY (22ND & 23RD JUNE)

LAND ROVER DAY (23RD JUNE)

24-25 JUNE RAILWAY CLOSED-

NO TRAINS RUNNING

26-28 JUNE TIMETABLE A
29-30 JUNE TIMETABLE D

*MODEL RAILWAY WEEKEND 2024*

 

JULY 2024

 

DATE SERVICE (CLICK TO VIEW TIMETABLE BELOW)
1-5 JULY TIMETABLE A
6-7 JULY TIMETABLE C
8-12 JULY TIMETABLE A
13-14 JULY TIMETABLE C
15-19 JULY TIMETABLE A
20-27 JULY TIMETABLE C
28 JULY TIMETABLE D

*TOY AND RAIL COLLECTORS FAIR*

29-31 JULY TIMETABLE C

 

 AUGUST 2024

 

DATE SERVICE (CLICK TO VIEW TIMETABLE BELOW)
1-31 AUGUST TIMETABLE C

DINOSAURS AT THE BLUEBELL RAILWAY (6TH-8TH AUGUST)

 

SEPTEMBER 2024

 

DATE SERVICE (CLICK TO VIEW TIMETABLE BELOW)
1 SEPTEMBER TIMETABLE C
2-3 SEPTEMBER RAILWAY CLOSED-

NO TRAINS RUNNING

4-6 SEPTEMBER TIMETABLE A
7-8 SEPTEMBER TIMETABLE C
9-10 SEPTEMBER RAILWAY CLOSED-

NO TRAINS RUNNING

11-13 SEPTEMBER TIMETABLE A
14-15 SEPTEMBER TIMETABLE C
16-17 SEPTEMBER RAILWAY CLOSED-

NO TRAINS RUNNING

18-19 SEPTEMBER TIMETABLE A
20-22 SEPTEMBER *BLUEBELL BEER FESTIVAL 2024*
23-24 SEPTEMBER RAILWAY CLOSED-

NO TRAINS RUNNING

25-27 SEPTEMBER TIMETABLE A
28-29 SEPTEMBER TIMETABLE C
30 SEPTEMBER RAILWAY CLOSED-

NO TRAINS RUNNING

 

OCTOBER 2024

 

DATE SERVICE (CLICK TO VIEW TIMETABLE BELOW)
1 OCTOBER RAILWAY CLOSED-

NO TRAINS RUNNING

2-4 OCTOBER TIMETABLE A
5-6 OCTOBER TIMETABLE C
7-8 OCTOBER RAILWAY CLOSED-

NO TRAINS RUNNING

9-10 OCTOBER TIMETABLE A
11-13 OCTOBER *GIANTS OF STEAM 2024*
14-15 OCTOBER RAILWAY CLOSED-

NO TRAINS RUNNING

16-18 OCTOBER TIMETABLE A
19-20 OCTOBER TIMETABLE C
21-22 OCTOBER RAILWAY CLOSED-

NO TRAINS RUNNING

23-25 OCTOBER TIMETABLE A
26-27 OCTOBER TIMETABLE C
28-31 OCTOBER TIMETABLE B

 

NOVEMBER 2024

 

DATE SERVICE (CLICK TO VIEW TIMETABLE BELOW)
1-3 NOVEMBER TIMETABLE B
4-13 NOVEMBER RAILWAY CLOSED- NO TRAINS RUNNING

 

FESTIVE SERVICES (STEAMLIGHTS & SANTA SPECIALS RUNNING DATES) TBC FOR 2024

BLUEBELL RAILWAY EVENTS 2024 (MORE TO BE CONFIRMED)


TOY & RAIL COLLECTORS FAIR AT HORSTED KEYNES: 28TH APRIL & 28TH JULY

BRANCH LINE GALA WEEKEND: 10TH TO 12TH MAY

ROAD MEETS RAIL WEEKEND:  18TH & 19TH MAY

SOUTHERN AT WAR:  1ST & 2ND JUNE

MODEL RAILWAY WEEKEND: 29TH & 30TH JUNE

BLUEBELL RAILWAY BEER FESTIVAL: 20TH TO 22ND SEPTEMBER

GIANTS OF STEAM GALA 2024: 11TH TO 13TH OCTOBER


PLEASE NOTE: THESE EVENTS ARE SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY AND CAN BE ALTERED.

*KIDS FOR A QUID TRAVEL OFFER WILL APPLY TO THIS EVENT. ALL OTHER SPECIAL EVENTS, UNLESS STATED, WILL NOT APPLY.

BLUEBELL RAILWAY DINING TRAINS & SPECIAL SERVICES

 

GOLDEN ARROW DINING SERVICES

Our silver service dining trains on the Bluebell Railway. Click here for dates and tickets for these services

WEALDEN RAMBLER

Afternoon tea service trains. Click here for dates and tickets for these services

FISH AND CHIPS SUPPER TRAINS

A popular evening supper train. Click here for dates and tickets for these services.

PIE AND MASH SUPPER TRAINS

Another very popular evening supper train. Click here for dates and tickets for these services.

CURRY SUPPER TRAINS

Join us for a very special supper train and evening curry experience! Click here for dates and tickets for these services.

MURDER MYSTERY TRAINS

An evening of mystery and detective work onboard our Golden Arrow service! Click here for dates and tickets for these services.

STEAMLIGHTS

A magical journey of lights and steam on the Bluebell Railway. Click here for more details.

SANTA SPECIALS

A firm favourite and a very special event where you can even meet Father Christmas in person! Click here for dates and tickets.

FOOTPLATE TASTER DAYS

Get your chance to become an engine driver and join us for our Footplate Taster Days! Click here for dates and tickers

WELCOME TO OUR BLUEBELL RAILWAY TIMETABLE PAGE.

SEE BELOW FOR TIMINGS FOR WHEN OUR TRAINS ARE RUNNING ON CERTAIN RUNNING DAYS AND SPECIAL EVENTS.

CLICK HERE FOR RUNNING DAY CALENDAR.


Please note all services are subject to change and availability and we advise customers to check our website before they travel for the latest updates.

Dining trains must be pre-booked in advance.

TIMETABLE A

TIMETABLE B

TIMETABLE B* (10-18 February 2024)

TIMETABLE C

TIMETABLE D

PLEASE BE AWARE THAT THESE ARE SUBJECT TO ALTERATION AND AVAILABILITY OF LOCOMOTIVES ON THE DAY. EVENTS WILL HAVE SPECIAL TIMETABLES IN OPERATION.


SPECIAL EVENT TIMETABLES

These timetables will be published closer to the dates when these events will be taking place: These timetables will be found below when available to view.