Prices and events

Opening times

We are open every Sunday from 17th March 2018 to 18th November 2017, 10.30 am to 4.00 pm (and in December for our Santa Specials). We also open on Saturdays when the Museum housing the Great Engines is open, see below. Our Ticket Office, in addition to providing tickets for the train rides has many other items for sale and we can now accept ALL credit cards.


Adults £2.50
Children (5 to 16, under 5s go free) £1.00
Family (2 adults, up to 3 children) £6.00
Members £1.00


Refreshments are available in The Great Engine House (or you can bring a picnic for our spot outside).


We can hire out the railway and Great Engine House for Birthday Parties and other events. Please contact us for more details.

Special railway events

The following special railway events are planned for 2018:

Saturday 17 March Season opening day
Sunday 1 April Easter egg hunt
Weekend 21/22 April Railway Gala
Sunday 13 May Mother’s Day ( Mothers go free)
Sunday 17 June Father’s day (Fathers go free).
Sunday 15 July Teddy Bears’ picnic & BBQ
Sunday 19 August Superheroes day
Sunday 16 September Dinosaurs day
Friday 26 and Saturday 27 October Ghost train advance booking only
Weekend 17/18 November Final Steaming of the year
Weekends 8-9 / 15-16 December Santa Specials advance booking only

Special museum events

We will also open on Saturdays and Sundays when the Museum is open and the Great Engine is running. More details can be found on the museum web site (there is an entry charge for the museum).

March 17-18 Gadgets Galore (Morris Dancers on Sunday)
April 21-22 Model Railways Exhibition
May 19-20 Stationary Engines
June 16-17 TBA
September 22-23  Classic Car and Bike Show (Sunday only)
October 20-21 Marvels of Meccano
November 17-18 Christmas at Kempton


We always endeavour to run our steam locomotive, Darent. There may be circumstances beyond our control when we are forced to substitute our diesel, in that case we will do our best to add a note on the home page.