Spa Valley Railway » Bulletins » We are next open on Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st July – Please note an amended timetable is in use!

We are next open on Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st July – Please note an amended timetable is in use!

Spa Valley Railway » Bulletins » We are next open on Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st July – Please note an amended timetable is in use!

An amended timetable is in operation on Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st July with Bulleid Pacific 34072 '257 Squadron' and Class 25 D7535 operating in 'top and tail' mode throughout the day.

  • Trains depart Tunbridge Wells West at 10:00, 11:15, 12:30, 13:45, 15:00 and 16:15
  • Trains depart Eridge at 10:35, 11:50, 13:05, 14:20, 15:35 and 16:50. 

High Rocks Halt is CLOSED this weekend 20th and 21st July.

  D7535  D7535 D7535   D7535   D7535 D7535
Tunbridge Wells West 10:00 11:15 12:30 13:45 15:00 16:15 
Groombridge 10:16 11:31 12:46 14:01 15:16 16:31 
Eridge 10:25 11:40 12:55 14:10 15:25 16:45 
  34072 34072 34072 34072 34072  34072
Eridge 10:35 11:50 13:05 14:20 15:35  16:50
Groombridge 10:46 12:01 13:21 14:31 15:46  17:01
Tunbridge Wells West 11:00 12:15 13:30 14:45 16:00  17:15

Heritage Train Rides
Tickets for our standard steam and heritage diesel train rides can be booked online here. All Day Travel tickets for train rides are valid on all trains on that day, you can start and end your visit at any of our stations. You can either purchase tickets in advance or on the day. We also have our range of on train dining experiences taking place every operating day, details can be found here.

We are open every weekend until the end of October 2024!

Tunbridge Wells West Gift & Model Shop – Open on Wednesday's and Thursday's 10:00 to 16:00 and on operating days!
We stock a selection of Spa Valley Railway branded and other merchandise including badges, glassware, stationary, books, jigsaws, magnets, keyrings, notebooks, coasters, DVDs (limited supply) and more! There is also a range of children's items including Big Jigs wooden railway, Thomas & Friends, soft toys and automobils.

Fresh tea or coffee is available to purchase in our shop from our coffee machine too, with a range of drinks including Americano, Latte, Cappacino, Mocha, Hot Chocolate, or Twinnings Tea, we also supply dairy or oat milk for you to enjoy you drink with. The shop also has a range of snacks and soft drinks available to purchase too.

We also now stock an ever growing range of Model Railway products in N, OO, O and OO9 scales from the following manufacturers:

  • Hornby
  • Bachmann
  • Graham Farish
  • PECO
  • Gaugemaster
  • Oxford diecast
  • Woodland Scenics
  • Rapido Trains UK
  • Dapol
  • Lionheart Trains
  • Heljan
  • Ratio / Wills Kits

On most Railway Operating days we aim to open our shop from 10:00 to 17:00.  If you are visiting specifically for the shop we recommend calling 01892 300141 on the day to ensure we are open.

Click here for more details

Green Timetable
Our Green timetable operates regularly throughout the year. Click here for our Calendar.

  Steam   Diesel Steam   Diesel   Steam
Tunbridge Wells West 10:15 11:30 12:55 14:10 15:35
High Rocks Halt * 10:22 11:37 13:02 14:17 15:42
Groombridge 10:31 11:46 13:11 14:26 15:51
Eridge 10:40 11:55 13:20 14:35 16:00
  Diesel Steam Diesel Steam Diesel
Eridge 10:50 12:05 13:30 14:45 16:10
Groombridge 11:01 12:16 13:41 14:56 16:21
High Rocks Halt * 11:08 12:23 13:48 15:03 16:28
Tunbridge Wells West 11:15 12:30 13:55 15:10 16:35

Purple Timetable
Our Purple timetable operates throughout the year and uses our historic Class 207 DEMU 1317 which was used on the line back in the days of British Rail. Click here for our Calendar.

  1317  1317 1317   1317 
Tunbridge Wells West 10:45 12:00 13:45 15:00
Groombridge 11:01 12:16 14:01 15:16
Eridge 11:10 12:25 14:10 15:25
  1317 1317 1317 1317
Eridge 11:20 12:35 14:20 15:35
Groombridge 11:31 12:46 14:31 15:46
Tunbridge Wells West 11:45 13:00 14:45 16:00

*HIGH ROCKS HALT
Trains do not stop at High Rocks unless we have been informed they are open to the public. Please check before you visit to ensure you can alight at the station.

You can check here for High Rocks Opening Dates in the coming weeks

You can turn up and travel as many times as you like on all operating days, including travelling in the spare carriages on our evening dining services if you wish, however unless you book a dining experience food is not included. All of our stations are open but please check with High Rocks Inn directly if they are open, on some days we might not stop there when they are closed for private functions.