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Summer Diesel Gala!

6th, 7th & 8th August

The ever popular Summer Diesel Gala returns from Friday 6th to Sunday 8th August 2021. 

Returning for 2021 is our popular diesel gala featuring an intensive train service hauled by heritage diesels, with a dash of steam on the Sunday. Spend the weekend with us enjoying classic 1960s traction including the return of of the popular multi-header on Saturday evening at our first diesel gala since 2019.

An intensive two train service will operate all three days with brake van rides and our shunting locos making a rare trip down the line. Class 20 D8188 which has been on the railway since March 2020 and has yet to feature at one of our popular galas will feature throughout the long weekend with our home fleet. Further annoucements regarding locomotives will be published soon.

We'll be offering Real Ale and Fish & Chip Supper trains on Friday 6th & Saturday 7th departign Tunbridge Wells West both evenings for three return trips to Eridge, if you have a diesel gala day rover you can travel on these trains at no extra cost.

Locomotives:

Tunbridge Wells West

High Rocks

Groombridge

Eridge

Further details will be published in July 2021.

Book tickets

Fri 06 Aug 2021
Open Day Event departing from: Travel All Day, Any Train!
Sat 07 Aug 2021
Open Day Event departing from: Travel All Day, Any Train!
Sun 08 Aug 2021
Open Day Event departing from: Travel All Day, Any Train!

Booking information

On the day of your visit you MUST have your eTickets available to show either in a print out or on a mobile device, both will be checked visually by a member of staff before boarding the train.

Note that a £10 admin fee applies to all booking alterations.

Click here to view our refund, cancellation and alterations policy

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