Full Steam Ahead 2018

Ever wanted to drive a steam engine? Well now, at the Bluebell Railway, you can!

Our full steam ahead day is just what you have been looking for!

The Bluebell Railway will be running some a very special days for lovers of steam. Come along and experience first-hand firing and driving one the Railway’s fleet of historic steam engines.

B.R.5 MT No.73082 ‘Camelot’ will be on duty for this exciting day over the entire length of Bluebell line between Sheffield Park and East Grinstead.

The train will comprise 4 carriages for the exclusive use of the participants. Included in the price of £650.00 pp is the opportunity to both fire and drive the engine, breakfast on arrival at the Bessemer Arms and a buffet lunch on board.

It will be a full day starting at Sheffield Park 8.00am finishing at Sheffield Park at around 5.00pm. A maximum of 2 guests per participant are welcome for an additional cost of £30 per guest.

That special birthday wish, retirement present, corporate team building exercise or just the chance for a dream to come true – this could be answer.

Please note we can only accept bookings for participants aged 18-75.

For more details call our Customer Service Team on 01825 720800.

2018 dates –

  • Wednesday 11th July
  • Thursday 12th July
  • Monday 24th September
  • Tuesday 25th September

The cost is £650.00 per participant.

£30.00 up to a maximum of 2 per participant.


N.B Please note that the Bluebell Railway will only courses will only run if we have bookings from a minimum of 6 participants per date.




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