Full Steam Ahead

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.

BR5MT 73082 ‘Camelot’* will be on duty for this exciting day over the entire length of Bluebell line between Sheffield Park and East Grinstead.

During your day there will be a number of opportunities for you to both fire and drive the engine. Also included in the price is breakfast on arrival at the Bessemer Arms and a buffet lunch on board. The train will comprise 4 carriages for the exclusive use of the participants.

It will be a full day starting at Sheffield Park 8.00am finishing there at around 5.00pm. Up to 4 guests per participant are welcome to join you for this exciting day!

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

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

For more details and to book your day – call our Customer Service Team on 01825 720800.


* Bluebell Railway reserves the right to substitute alternative steam locomotives for these days. Where possible participants will be contacted in advance to advise if such a substitution is likely.
Participants must be between 18 and 75 years of age on the date of participation. Courses will only run if we have bookings from a minimum of 6 participants per date.



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