Today at the Railway

Bluebell Railway is open and running trains. Please see our timetables and calendar page to see what’s running and when.

You can book tickets online. Tickets for our standard travel services are available to book online up to midnight the day before travel, or on the day from the station.

Please see our webpage for information about changes and services from 19 July.

Admission (platform-only) tickets are available to purchase at our booking offices for visitors who wish to visit the platforms without travel.

Dining trains must be pre-booked in advance.

Opening Times

Please our timetables page for services.

Customer Services

Our customer services number is: 01825 720800. Phone lines are open 10:00 – 4:00.

Phone lines are closed on Wednesdays.

If you have an existing booking, please email: bookings@bluebell-railway.com

For other customer services enquiries, please email: enquiries@bluebell-railway.com

For all contact details please visit our Contact Us page.

Sheffield Park Shop

The Shop is open every day 9:30 – 5:00

Please note the Shop will be open 8:30 – 6:30 during Model Railway Weekend (31 July – 1 August).

You can also shop online here.

For shop enquiries, please email: retail@bluebell-railway.com

The Bulleid Shop at Sheffield Park is now open on Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday.

The Bessemer Arms

19 – 25 July

  • Monday – Friday CLOSED
  • Saturday – Sunday 11:00 – 4:30

26 July – 5 September

  • Monday – Friday 10:00 – 5:00
  • Saturday – Sunday 8:30 – 5:00

The Kiosk at Sheffield Park

19 – 25 July

  • Monday – Friday 10:00 – 3:00
  • Saturday – Sunday 9:00 – 4:30

26 July – 5 September

  • Monday – Friday 11:00 – 5:45
  • Saturday – Sunday 10:30 – 5:00

The King George V Buffet at Horsted Keynes

The buffet will be open from Monday 26 July, 10:00 – 4:00

The Grinsteade Buffet at East Grinstead

26 July – 5 September

  • Monday – Friday 10:00 – 4:45
  • Saturday – Sunday 10:00 – 4:00

Museum at Sheffield Park

The Museum is open every day we are running trains. All handling items, and dressing up clothes will be taken into store, and a one-way system will operate. Stewards and visitors will be asked to wear a face covering when in the Museum.
Unfortunately, due to confined space the Withyham signal box will be closed to visitors until the present Covid restrictions are lifted.
  • Monday – Friday 10:15 – 4:00
  • Saturday – Sunday 09:30 – 5:00

SteamWorks!

SteamWorks is open every day at Sheffield Park when trains are operating.

Locomotive roster

Visit our locomotive roster page for information about which locos are running when.