Golden Arrow – New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner

Steam into the New Year…

Celebrate New Year’s Eve in style aboard to Golden Arrow!

Come and join us for our special Gala Dinner on board our Golden Arrow dining train.

The Bluebell Railway Golden Arrow is the perfect setting for a special celebration with friends or an intimate evening for two.

With luxurious Pullman Cars Christine and Fingall, and 1st Class Dining carriage Ashdown, the train recreates the famous Golden Arrow which once linked London and Paris. Exemplary service, style, and attention to detail combine at the Bluebell Railway to evoke one of the most glamorous and famous trains in the world.

Your evening will begin with a sparkling wine and canapé reception prior to boarding your train. Once on board, sit back and relax in the nostalgic atmosphere whilst your delicious 5-course gala menu is served by our attentive, liveried staff. Adding to the atmosphere will be a magician who will be on hand to entertain you throughout your evening!

At midnight you will welcome in the New Year with a lovely glass of fizz to the chimes of Big Ben, and Auld Lang Syne at Horsted Keynes station!

This service is extremely popular so book early to avoid disappointment!



Your experience:

  • Arrive for a canapé reception in the Bessemer Arms starting at 7.00pm.
  • Depart on the Golden Arrow from Sheffield Park station at 8.00pm.
  • Travel on the Golden Arrow enjoying your 5-course gala menu.
  • Stop at Horsted Keynes station for 1 hr stop to welcome in the New Year with a glass of sparkling wine, the chimes of Big Ben and Auld Lang Syne
  • Return to Sheffield Park station.
  • Your total journey time will be approximately 4½ hours.


  • We regret that this service is not suitable for children under 14 years. 
  • We are currently unable to accept payment by credit/debit card for drinks and sundries on our Golden Arrow trains. Payment can be made by cash or cheque only until further notice




To make your reservation please call 01825 720800



Add a little extra – add a celebration pack or souvenirs to make your trip extra special!


Golden Arrow Pullman Story – £5.00
Lovely souvenir book telling the story of Bluebell Railway’s Golden Arrow, illustrated with many beautiful colour photographs.

Table Celebration Pack – £7.50 per table
Card, Balloon, table Sprinkles

Celebration 1 – £30.00
Card, Balloons on table, Cake (serves 12)

Celebration 2 – £65.00
Card, Balloons on table, Cake (serves 12), Bottle of Champagne


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