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 2021
CORONAVIRUS: THE RAILWAY IS CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. WHEN WE ARE ABLE TO RE-OPEN THIS IS OUR PROPOSED TIMETABLE BUT IT MAY NOT GO AHEAD AS SHOWN, DEPENDING ON THE GOVERNMENT'S RESTRICTIONS:
We open 1pm - 5pm, except on the Santa Specials which will be announced later in the year.
Sunday 4th July - Annual free to enter exhibition of members' work, trade stands and visiting locos.
Sunday 18th July
Sunday 1st August - Children's Hospital Charity fund raising day
Sunday 15th August
Sunday 5th September
Sunday 3rd October
Sunday 17th October - last normal public day
Santa Specials on these two days only
Sunday 5th December and
Sunday 12th December
Entry will ONLY be with pre-booked tickets. The date tickets go on sale will be announced here in due course.
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 self catering equipment, or any ball or throwing 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