Today at the Railway

Our railway is currently open to ticket holders only when our SteamLights and Santa Specials services are operating. 

 

The Station Platforms and The Bessemer Arms at Sheffield Park are also only open and accessible to ticket holders only from 9am for Santa Special Customers and 3:30pm for SteamLights Customers each day we are operating these services.

 

East Grinstead station will be open from 10am on Santa Special Running Days, whilst Kingscote station will be closed.

 

Opening times for the Bluebell Shop at Sheffield Park can be found here

 

Please avoid calling the railway as there are limited staff to answer the calls due to a current staff shortage. Any queries please email the Customer Service & Sales Team who will respond to you as soon as possible.

Please see our timetables and calendar page to see what’s running and when.

You can book tickets online to save money on everyday travel services.

Please Note: Horsted Keynes Station is currently undergoing restoration work as part of the “Jewel In The Crown Project“, this will inevitably cause some disruption at the station over the coming weeks. We are ensuring disabled access to Platforms 3 and 4 will always be available.

Opening Times

Please our timetables page for all services. trains.

Please note our stations are closed when we are not running trains.

Customer Services

Our customer services number is: 01825 720800. Phone lines are open 10:00 – 3:00.

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

  • Special opening times apply during SteamLights and Santa Specials. Please click here for the opening days and times

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

Opening times

Our opening times vary according to the timetable. Please see our timetables and calendar page to see which service is running.

Catering outlets

Please note on days that no train services will be running, all catering outlets will be closed.

Sheffield Park

The Bessemer Arms

  • Open to SteamLights and Santa Special ticket holders only
  • The Bessemer Arms will open for Santa Special customers from 9am-9:45pm (from November 26th)
  • (SteamLights Customers) 3:30 pm to 9:45 pm on SteamLights running days (to November 26th)
  • Serving mulled wine, tea, coffee, hot chocolate, bar items & snacks. No hot food will be available.

Ice Cream Hut

  • Open to SteamLights and Santa Special ticket holders only.
  • The Ice Cream Hut is open for Santa Special customers from 9am-8pm (From November 26th)
  • (SteamLights Customers) 3:30 pm to 8 pm on SteamLights running days (To November 26th)
  • Serving tea, coffee, festive hot chocolate, fruit shoots, confectionery & Churros.

Horsted Keynes

Horsted Keynes Buffet

  • The King George V Buffet will be open to SteamLights and Santa Special ticket holders only.
  • Will be open 10am-4pm (From November 26th) selling mulled wine, hot and cold drinks, hot festive sausage rolls and festive snacks.

Kingscote

  • Kingscote Station will be closed for SteamLights and Santa Specials.

 East Grinstead

  • East Grinstead Station will be open from 10am on Santa Specials running days. SteamLights services will not run to East Grinstead.
  • The East Grinsteade Buffet will be open on Santa Special running days, serving hot & cold drinks and snacks from 10am.

Museum at Sheffield Park

  • Our Museum is currently closed during SteamLights.

SteamWorks!

SteamWorks will be open for SteamLights and Santa Special ticket holders only from 3:30pm to 8pm (to November 26th) and 9am to 8 pm (From November 26th.)