Today at the Railway

Passenger services resume on 10th February 2018.

Important Travel Information between 16th January – 3rd March 2018



The Sulky Service applies between 10th – 18th February 2018.

Operating  timetable 

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Important Notice


Please note that until June 2018 the Loco Shed will be closed to the general public.

During this time the Bluebell Railway, in partnership with the Heritage Lottery Fund and Sunninghill Construction Ltd, a £1.5 million investment to provide a new, innovative and exciting exhibition hall for all to learn and understand about the power and history of Steam.

Thank you all for your patience during this time.


Refreshments


The Bessemer Arms at Sheffield Park

Serving anything from a sandwich up to a full meal.

On Sundays from March enjoy our popular Carvery in the Birch Grove Suite.

When Sulky Service applies

Weekday: 09:00 – 17:30 Full Breakfast: 09:00 – 11:30 Hot Food: 12:00 – 15:00
Weekends: 08:30 – 17:30 Full Breakfast: 08:30 – 11:30 Hot Food: 12:00 – 15:00

When Service 1 applies
Weekdays: 10:00 – 17:45 Breakfast Baps: 10:00 – 11:30 Hot Food: 12:00 – 15:00
Weekends: 08:30 – 17:45 Full Breakfast: 08:30 – 11:30 Hot Food: 12:00 – 15:00

When Service 2 applies
Weekdays: 09:00 – 18:00 Full Breakfast: 09:00 – 11:30 Hot Food: 12:00 – 15:00
Saturdays 08:30 – 23:00 Full Breakfast: 08:30 – 11:30 Hot Food: 12:00 – 15:00
Sundays 08:30 – 18:00 Full Breakfast: 08:30 – 11:30 Hot Food: 12:00 – 15:00

No Train Service
Weekdays: 10:00 – 15:00 Breakfast Baps: 10:00 – 11:30 Hot Food: 12:00 – 14:00
Weekends: 09:00 – 16:00 Full Breakfast: 09:00 – 11:30 Hot Food: 12:00 – 15:00

Saturday evening opening will commence for the 2018 season on Saturday 10th February 2018. On Saturday evenings hot food will be available to 18:30 to 20:30.


The King George V Buffet at Horsted Keynes

A charming waiting room serving tea, coffee and snacks every day that trains are running.

Light meals (pasty and chips for example) are available at weekends and during school holidays.

When timetable ‘Sulky’ service applies
Open:  09.30 – 16:00
Lunch: 12:00– 15:00

When timetable service one applies:
Open:  10:00 – 16:30
Lunch: 12:00– 15:00

When timetable service two applies:
Open:     10:00 – 17:00
Lunch: 12:00– 15:00


The Grinsteade Buffet

We offer quality teas/coffees/cakes/snacks on our beautiful dining carriage with
traditional 1930’s Southern Railway Express Restaurant Car chairs.

Fancy a cream tea as an afternoon treat? Available at the Grinsteade Buffet Monday-Friday.
Available for pre-booking, groups welcome, subject to availability.

We can also cater for birthday parties and corporate meetings.

To book call into the Travel Centre at East Grinstead or call 01825 720800.

The Grinsteade Carriage is open everyday (closed Christmas day).

Drop in after doing your shopping in Sainsburys!

When timetable ‘Sulky’ service applies
Open: 09:30 – 17:00
Hot Food: 09:30 – 15:00

When timetable service one applies:
Open: 10:00– 16:45
Hot Food: 10:00 – 15:00

When timetable service two applies:
Sunday and Weekdays: 09:30 – 17:15
Saturdays: 09:30 – 18:15
Hot Food: 09:30 – 15:00

On special event days opening hours may be extended. On some occasions it may be necessary to alter opening hours, in such circumstance details will be published as early as possible.


Seasonal Additions

The following services are available to advance pre-paid bookings
between April and September, Monday – Friday only

Steam & Cream

Enjoy a Cream Tea on board the train from Sheffield Park only.

This is available on the following timetable departures:
Service One – 3.45pm
Service Two – 4pm

£27.00 per person including travel and tea.

Ploughman’s Plus

Relax with a Ploughman’s Lunch on board the train from Sheffield Park only.

This is available on the following timetable departures:
Service One – 1.15pm
Service Two – 1.30pm

£28.50 per person including travel and lunch.

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