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Imagine sipping a special Sussex brew in the industrial splendour of a locomotive running shed, listening to great bands, and watching steam trains puff up and down the line. Hop on that train and journey to other stations to tick another great beer or cider off your list.

Ticket Prices

Please note: Ticket prices do not include the commemorative glass. These can be purchased additionally at the checkout stage and will be available to collect on the day.

  Advance On The Day
Adult Rover Travel + Event Entry  £35.00  £37.00
Child Rover Travel (3-15yrs) + Event Entry  £17.50  £18.50
Family Rover Travel (2 adults + 3 children) + Event Entry  £85.00  £90.00 
Carer Rover Travel + Event Entry  £17.50  £18.50
*BRPS Adult Rover Travel + Event Entry  £17.50  £18.50
*BRPS Child Rover (3-15yrs) Travel + Event Entry  £8.75  £9.25
*BRPS Family Rover Travel (2 adults + 3 children) + Event Entry  £42.50  £45.00
*BRPS LIFE Member Rover Travel + Event Entry  FREE   FREE









Advance tickets - available to purchase until midnight the day before travel. 

Upgrades - Rover Tickets are for 3rd class travel only (with the exception of BPRS LIFE Member Rovers which are 1st class). Upgrades to 1st class are available at station booking offices on the day of travel (subject to availability). 

*BRPS - Bluebell Railway Preservation Society. Enjoy many membership benefits including discounted travel. Visit our Membership page for more information and to join.


  • There are toilets at each of our stations and on some of these services (dependant on carriages on the day)
  • Food and drink is available to purchase at all of our stations


  • Sheffield Park Station - free parking at the station
  • Horsted Keynes Station - free parking at the station
  • Kingscote - NO parking is available at this station
  • East Grinstead - free blue badge parking (5 spaces). Public parking in East Grinstead


  • Children under 3yrs (and babies) travel for free and don't need a ticket
  • Tickets are valid for the date and journey specified on the ticket only
  • Advance tickets are valid for 3rd class travel only - 1st class upgrades are available on the day from the station booking office (subject to availability)


  • This service offers free seating
  • customers with 3rd class tickets are free to seat themselves on the trains in any 3rd class seat 
  • customers who purchase a 1st class upgrade on the day may seat themselves in any 1st class seat 


  • We are pleased to offer a specially adapted area for wheelchair users on some departures of this service. Please call our Customer Service Team on 01825 720800 to check availability
  • If you or a member of your party have mobility issues and would like to travel on this service, please call our Customer Service Team on 01825 720800 who will be happy to discuss your requirements with you
  • Accessible toilets are available at each station, but we regret we have no "Changing Places" toilets, or accessible toilets on our trains


  • We are pleased to welcome dogs on this service - please keep them on a lead and don't allow them on the seats


  • Prams/pushchairs/buggies are welcome on this service
  • Foldable/collapsible prams/pushchairs/buggies can be taken into the carriages and stowed by your seat
  • Non folding/collapsible prams/pushchairs/buggies can be left on the platform, please speak to our station staff at the departure station for futher detail


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