We are open every Sunday from 18th March 2017 to 19th 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.
|Children (5 to 16, under 5s go free)||£1.00|
|Family (2 adults, up to 3 children)||£6.00|
Refreshments are available in The Great Engine House (or you can bring a picnic for our spot outside).
Special railway events
The following special railway events are planned for 2017:
|Saturday 18 March||Season opening day|
|Sunday 26 March||Mother’s Day (Mothers go free)|
|Sunday 16 April||Easter egg hunt|
|Sunday 22/23 April||Railway Gala (all of our running stock will be in use)|
|Sunday 18 June||Father’s day (Fathers go free).|
|Sunday 9 July||Teddy Bears’ picnic|
|Sunday 20 August||Superhero day|
|Sunday 17 September||Diesel day|
|Saturday evening 28 October||Ghost train (booking essential)|
|Sunday 29 October||Darent in steam|
|Sunday 18/19 November||Final steaming of the year|
|December 9,10, 16,17||Santa specials (booking essential)|
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 18-19||Gadgets Galore (Morris Dancers on Sunday)|
|April 22-23||Model Railways Exhibition|
|May 20-21||Stationary Engines|
|June 17-18||Fathers Day Weekend|
|September 16-17||Open House London Weekend (free admission to the museum but normal fares apply to the railway)|
|September 23-24||Classic Car and Bike Show (Sunday only)|
|October 21-22||Marvels of Meccano|
|November 18-19||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.