TIMETABLES & CALENDARS
STEAMLIGHTS SERVICE: TRAINS UNTIL 8TH JANUARY
NO SERVICE AND RAILWAY CLOSED BETWEEN JANUARY 9TH AND 31ST
A REDUCED FARE SHUTTLE SERVICE WILL BE IN OPERATION THESE DAYS: 11th to 19th, 25th & 26th.
Due to essential maintenance work on our disabled access coaches, disabled access will not be available on our service trains between February 11th to 19th. We apologise for any inconvenience this will cause.
ICE SKATING: RUNNING FEBRUARY 10TH TO 19TH.
FOOTPLATE TASTER DAYS: RUNNING FEBRUARY 22ND, 23RD AND 24TH.
NO SERVICE TRAINS AND RAILWAY CLOSED ON THESE DAYS: 1st to 10th, 20TH, 21ST, 27th AND 28TH
SERVICE B WILL BE OPERATING THESE DAYS: 25th & 26th
A REDUCED FARE SHUTTLE SERVICE WILL BE OPERATING THESE DAYS: 4th/5th, 11th/12th & 18th/19th
FOOTPLATE TASTER DAYS: RUNNING FROM MARCH 1ST TO 3RD, 20TH TO 22ND & 27TH AND 29TH.
KIDS FOR A QUID TRAVEL OFFER: WILL BE RUNNING ON EVERY WEEKEND THIS MONTH.
NO SERVICE TRAINS AND RAILWAY CLOSED ON THESE DAYS: 6TH TO 10TH, 13TH TO 17TH, 23RD, 24TH, 30TH AND 31ST.
*(PLEASE NOTE: TRAINS WILL BE OPERATING BETWEEN SHEFFIELD PARK AND HORSTED KEYNES ONLY UNTIL MARCH 22ND. NO TRAINS WILL BE RUNNING TO KINGSCOTE AND EAST GRINSTEAD UNTIL AFTER MARCH 22ND.)
SERVICE A WILL BE OPERATING THESE DAYS:18th to 20th, 25th to 27th
SERVICE C WILL BE OPERATING THESE DAYS:1st to 16th, 29th
KIDS FOR A QUID TRAVEL OFFER: WILL BE RUNNING FROM APRIL 1ST TO 16TH
BRANCH LINE GALA WEEKEND: FRIDAY 21ST TO SUNDAY 23RD. A SPECIAL TIMETABLE WILL BE OPERATION.
TOY AND COLLECTORS FAIR: SUNDAY 30TH
NO SERVICE AND RAILWAY CLOSED ON THESE DAYS: MONDAY APRIL 17TH AND 24TH
EVENTS FOR 2023 AT THE BLUEBELL RAILWAY
- ICE SKATING: 10TH TO 19TH FEBRUARY & 13TH TO 29TH OCTOBER
- BRANCH LINE GALA WEEKEND: APRIL 21ST TO 23RD
- TOY & COLLECTORS FAIR: APRIL 30TH AND 30TH JULY
- ROAD MEETS RAIL WEEKEND: 21ST & 22ND MAY
- SUMMER STEAM GALA WEEKEND: 9TH TO 11TH JUNE
- MODEL RAILWAY WEEKEND: 1ST & 2ND JULY
- FAMILY FUN DAYS: ON SELECTED WEEKENDS IN 2023- MORE DETAILS COMING SOON!
- STEAM FAIR: 22ND TO 29TH JULY-MORE DETAILS COMING SOON!
- TEDDY BEARS PICNIC: 5TH AND 6TH AUGUST
- FLYING SCOTSMAN AT THE BLUEBELL RAILWAY: 23RD AUGUST TO 3RD SEPTEMBER
- BLUEBELL BEER FESTIVAL 2023: 22ND TO 24TH SEPTEMBER
- AUTUMN TINTS AT THE BLUEBELL: 18TH TO 29TH OCTOBER-MORE DETAILS COMING SOON!
- STEAMLIGHTS 2023: 9TH NOVEMBER TO 7TH JANUARY 2024
- SANTA SPECIALS 2023: 25TH NOVEMBER TO 24TH DECEMBER
PLEASE NOTE: THESE EVENTS ARE SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY AND CAN BE ALTERED.
Our silver service dining trains on the Bluebell Railway. Click here for dates and tickets for these services
Afternoon tea service trains. Click here for dates and tickets for these services
A popular evening supper train. Click here for dates and tickets for these services.
Another very popular evening supper train. Click here for dates and tickets for these services.
Join us for a very special supper train and evening curry experience! Click here for dates and tickets for these services.
An evening of mystery and detective work onboard our Golden Arrow service! Click here for dates and tickets for these services.
A magical journey of lights and steam on the Bluebell Railway. Click here for more details.
A firm favourite and a very special event where you can even meet Father Christmas in person! Click here for dates and tickets.
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.
Due to essential engineering work between Horsted Keynes and East Grinstead, a special shuttle service will be operation between Sheffield Park to Horsted Keynes from February 2023 until the work is completed. The special timetable can be found below:
A full service over the entire length on The Bluebell Railway will resume after the needed engineering work has been completed. These timetables can be found below.
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.
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 can be found below when available to view.