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Spa Valley Railway

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Steam Railway

Spa Valley Railway


West Station
Nevill Terrace
Royal Tunbridge Wells


Tel: 01892 537715

Steam Railway

Spa Valley Railway takes you on a picturesque railway journey through part of Kent and Sussex. Enjoy pleasant views as the steam or heritage diesel train winds through five miles of the countryside into Tunbridge Wells, with plenty to see and do if you choose to disembark along the way.

We're open every weekend until 29th October, plus selected weekdays mainly during the school holidays when we have our popular Kids 4 a Quid Days where children travelling with a full fare paying adult travel for just £1.00.

Tickets may be purchased online, or are available on the day of travel from our stations. We recommend you book in advance where possible, particularly on Special Events days, as these can be extremely popular and often completely sell out in advance! 

2017 sees the return of Thomas and Friends, Peppa Pig, Paddington Bear, Teddies Day Out, as well as our ever popular Fish and Chip Luncheons. 

For the adults there are evening Murder Mystery events the Spring Diesel Weekend in March, Summer Steam Festival in July, and the 7th Annual CAMRA Beer and Cider Festival which features over 100 different brews and an intensive Heritage diesel service.

In December with the help of Santa we run our intensive special Christmas trains which start from Eridge station.  

We operate a variety of trains with on-board catering to suit all tastes, ranging from cream teas, Pie mash and a pint, fish and chips and three course Sunday luncheons pre booking for all dining trains is essential. Fares for the High Weald Belle start from £35.95, including travel and meals. The RAT – Real Ale Train often runs in conjunction with dining events so the choice is yours whether to eat or just enjoy the drinks on offer.

On Green/Yellow/Purple operating days, a whole-line ticket allows unlimited travel and breaks of journey on the day of issue.

Further attractions include driver experience days, we offer the chance to drive one of our full sized steam engines from Tunbridge Wells to Groombridge, this service is only available on selected dates and has to be pre booked.

We are proud to be wheelchair friendly, and the majority of our trains are equipped with ramps to permit ease of access for visitors with reduced mobility. If these facilities are essential to you, please do check before travelling. Buggies, prams, bicycles and dogs are all welcome, and carried free of charge!

All our services including timetables special events and details of ticket prices contact numbers etc. can be obtained from our web site or email:




Ticket Information

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult Return Tunbridge Wells To Eridge£12.00 per ticket
Child 2-15yrs Return Tunbridge Wells To Eridge£6.00 per ticket
Concession Return Tunbridge Wells to Eridge£11.00 per ticket
Family Return 2 + 2 Return Tunbridge Wells to Eridge£31.00 per ticket

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

Opening Times

See Website for Timetable (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)

* Weekends from 10th February 2018 until 28th October, plus certain weekdays - see website.

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