We are a not-for-profit model engineering society and all our staff are volunteers. All revenue goes to maintaining the railway and the club's facilities, or is donated to charity. We do not charge for entry.
Tickets are £1.50 per person per ride 'all classes'.
RAILWAY TIMETABLE 2020
The railway is closed until
we re-open to the general public on Sunday March 22nd 2020 at 1 p.m.
We are then open between 1pm and 5pm only on the following dates:
Sunday April 5th
Sunday April 19th
Sunday May 3rd
Friday May 8th (WW2 VE Day)
Sunday May 24th
Monday May 25th
Sunday June 7th
Sunday June 21st
Sunday July 5th - Visiting loco day and free to enter exhibition
Sunday July 19th
Sunday August 2nd
Sunday August 16th - Children's Hospital Charity Day - meet THEO the bear!
Sunday September 6th
Sunday September 20th
Sunday October 4th
Sunday October 18th - last public running day of the season
We have two disabled parking spaces for blue badge holders - please use the CONTACT form if you need to reserve this facility.
VERY IMPORTANT SAFETY NOTICE TO ALL PASSENGERS:
Be aware that steam locomotives may emit sparks, ashes and oil which can result in injury or damage to clothing for which we cannot accept liability - please wear suitable clothing.
Please read the Train Riding Rules at the Ticket Office before boarding the trains.
Our locomotives get very hot - so please do not touch them, and keep off the railway tracks!
We offer clean toilet facilities, including disabled access. A wheelchair accessible carriage is available on request. Printed timetables are available from the ticket office for you to take home. Unused tickets can be used on a later date.
You may park in the field if ground conditions permit - access to the railway's premises by vehicle is strictly limited to pre-booked disabled badge holders and members of our Society involved in running the railway. The car park fields close at 5pm. We do not accept responsibility for any loss or damage to vehicles or contents.
ORGANISING A BIRTHDAY PARTY? PLEASE READ THIS INFORMATION:
We do not charge for birthday parties and we cannot offer any special arrangements, but you may invite your guests to our railway on a scheduled public running day as per the timetable, i.e. between 1pm and 5pm. We do not allow barbecues or similar items or any ball games.
In return for this concession, we expect you to buy tickets for the trains and to buy our refreshments.
We serve hot and cold beverages, ice cream, cakes and other refreshments at very reasonable prices.
Parents must stay with their children at all times and closely supervise them.
Please take all your party litter home as we do not have a bin lorry collection.
There is strictly no access into the railway by vehicle