Bluebell Railway, Horsted Keynes, West Sussex, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member AngelPick
N 51° 02.272 W 000° 02.669
30U E 707199 N 5658192
Quick Description: The famous Bluebell Railway in West Sussex
Location: South East England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 5/16/2011 11:35:51 AM
Waymark Code: WMBFRM
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member IDIFers
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Long Description:
Horsted Keynes is one of 3 stations where you can get entrance to this beautiful restored railway. One ticket will get you unlimit travel on the day of purchase.
Engine Type: Steam

Gauge of Railway: Standard Gage

Approximate Adult Fare: 13.00 (listed in local currency)

Approximate Child Fare: 6.00 (listed in local currency)

Type: Spur (out and back)

Length of Route: 9 miles

Dates of Operation: From: 1/1/2011 To: 12/31/2011

Frequency of departures: Hourly

Key Attractions:
Kingscote Station is maintained in the 1950s period.
Horsted Keynes is a large station kept in the 1940s era and is also home to the home to the Carriage &
Wagon Maintenance Department and has a viewing gallery. Behind the scenes tours are available. It also has a small museum.
Sheffield Park Station is the home of Locomotive Department. Here you will find engines awaiting restoration
or their next turn of duty. During 2011 the new Museum will be open here alongside the Gift Shop and restuarant and Real Ale Bar.
You will also travel through the Sharpethorn tunnel, the longest in preservation at 731 yards.
The route is truly beautiful through the Sussex countryside. The 15 mile round trip is well worth seeing.


Does this Scenic Railroad Provide: Brunch, Lunch or Dinner Trains?: yes

Railroad Website: [Web Link]

Visit Instructions:

Provide a picture of something with the train. Possible photos include the entertainment on board the train, the train itself at any location along the route, a picture of the scenery with part of the train in view, the kids borrowing the engineer’s hat. Show us you had a good time visiting the train. If the train isn't running when you visit get a photo of one of the many railway related items that can be found in locations like this.

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