Common questions Where is the Bluebell Railway located?

Where is the Bluebell Railway located?

Where is the Bluebell Railway located?

West Sussex
The Bluebell Railway is an 11 mi (17.7 km) heritage line almost entirely in West Sussex in England, except for Sheffield Park which is in East Sussex. It is managed by the Bluebell Railway Preservation Society.

Is there a train station at East Grinstead?

East Grinstead railway station is one of the two southern termini of the Oxted line in the south of England and serves East Grinstead in West Sussex. It is 30 miles 4 chains (48.36 km) from London Bridge, although off peak trains run to and from London Victoria. The station is managed by Southern.

When did the Bluebell Railway Open?

August 1960
The Bluebell Railway commenced train services in August 1960 and now runs steam trains between Sheffield Park and East Grinstead, stopping at Horsted Keynes and Kingscote. Purchase an All Day Rover ticket and hop on and off as much as you like throughout the day!

How did the Bluebell Railway get its name?

The local press had caught on to the ‘Bluebell’ name after a resident suggested that the trains were slow enough to get out and pick bluebells, although enginemen and railway staff had also used the nickname ‘Bluebell and Primrose Line’ to describe the route.

How long is the Bluebell Railway trip?

11 miles
Bluebell Railway runs across 11 miles from Sheffield Park to East Grinstead in Sussex, stopping at Horsted Keynes and Kingscote. What is the speed limit on the line? The speed limit at Bluebell Railway is 25 miles an hour.

Is the Bluebell Railway still running?

Bluebell Railway is OPEN and running trains. Tickets are available to book online in advance and from all stations on the day of travel. Platform admission tickets are also available.

What zone is East Grinstead in?

East Grinstead to London Underground Zone 1-6 by train

Distance miles ( km)
Departure station East Grinstead
Arrival station London Underground Zone 1-6

What line is Oxted on?

The Oxted line is a railway in southern England and part of the Southern franchise….

Oxted line
Termini London Victoria / London Bridge East Grinstead / Uckfield
Type Commuter rail, Suburban rail
System National Rail

Does Bluebell Railway have a webcam?

Watch our webcams to see what’s happening at Bluebell Railway in real time! We now have webcams streaming live from Sheffield Park, Kingscote and East Grinstead.

How long is the Kent and East Sussex Railway?

11.5 miles

Kent and East Sussex Railway
Operated by Kent and East Sussex Railway
Stations 5
Length 11.5 miles (18.5 km)

Where is Bluebell Railway Station in East Grinstead?

The Bluebell Railway station is built alongside the Southern Station – in fact we are platform 3! Back in 1960, Bluebell Railway only owned and ran from Sheffield Park to a halt just before Horsted Keynes.

Which is the nearest car park to Bluebell Railway Station?

Station car park (RH19 1EB) is situated about a 4 minute walk from the Bluebell Railway. Railway Approach car park (RH19 1BS) is a 3-4 minute walk from our railway station.

When was the Lewes and East Grinstead Railway built?

The following is adapted from Chailey through the Centuries by Edwin Matthias 1983, having been originally published on the web on the currently defunct Chailey web site.

Where is Norton House car park on Bluebell Railway?

Norton House car park (RH19 3JY) on the junction of Station Road and London Road, right next door to the Fire Station. From there it is a short walk of about 8 minutes to the Bluebell Railway. Station car park (RH19 1EB) is situated about a 4 minute walk from the Bluebell Railway.