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Winter Steam Gala!

Friday 9th, Saturday 10th & Sunday 11th February 2024

Winter Steam Up - with visiting BR Standard 2MT No. 78019!
Our Winter Steam Gala takes place on Friday 9th, Saturday 10th & Sunday 11th February and you can pass away one of those chilly Winter Fridays and weekends with a range of steam hauled services throughout the day and well into the evenings too. 

Visiting us for the first time is BR Standard 2MT No. 78019 courtesy of the Great Central Railway and Loughborough Standard Locomotive Group and this 2-6-0 locomotive, not that often seen on the Southern region will join BR Standard 4MT No. 80078, Andrew Barclay No. 2315 'Lady Ingrid', Caledonian Railway No. 828 and Bulleid Pacific No. 34072 '257 Squadron' operating through the High Weald between Tunbridge Wells West and Eridge. 


Set A will convey our bar car 'Kate' and set B our Restaurant Miniature Buffet serving a range of drinks and light refreshments throughout the day, at Tunbridge Wells West our station shop serves teas, coffees, hot chocolate and light snacks and there are catering outlets at Groombridge and Eridge serving hot and cold drinks and light refreshements too. 

Dining Trains
The popular Fish & Chip Supper and Real Ale trains will operate on Friday 9th and Saturday 10th January from Tunbridge Wells West, non-dining passengers can travel on these services without needing to book an additional ticket. 

Friday 9th services will be hauled BR Standard 4MT No. 80078 and Caledonian Railway No. 828 and Saturday 10th will be hauled by Bulleid Pacific No. 34072 '257 Squadron' and BR Standard 4MT No. 80078. 

Tickets are available now and they'll also be available on the day from our ticket offices. Tickets are valid for unlimited travel on the day of issue/date shown on your eTicket.

Book tickets

Fri 09 Feb 2024
Open Day Event
Sat 10 Feb 2024
Open Day Event
Sun 11 Feb 2024
Open Day Event

Booking information

On the day of your visit you MUST have your pre booked 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