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Operating Dates of Service in 2015

FEBRUARY 2015
 
MARCH 2015
 
APRIL 2015
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                             6  7  8  9    11  12
           14  15              15    14  15  16    18  19
           21  22                          25  26
                                         

 

MAY 2015
 
 
JUNE 2015
 
 
JULY 2015
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4    6  7    9  10      10  11    13  14    7  8  9    11  12
     13  14    16  17      17  18    20  21    14  15  16    18  19
     20  21    23  24      24  25    27  28    21  22  23    25  26
 25  26  27  28    30  31                27  28  29  30  31    

 

AUGUST 2015

 
SEPTEMBER 2015
 
 
OCTOBER 2015
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 3  4  5  6  7  8  9      9  10    12  13            10  11
 10  11  12  13  14  15  16      16  17    19  20            17  18
 17  18  19  20  21  22  23      23  24    26  27            24  25•
 24  25  26  27  28  29  30      30           27• 28• 29•  30•  31  
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NOVEMBER 2015
 
DECEMBER 2015
 
JANUARY 2016
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Mothering Sunday on the 15th March is a PURPLE day. There are three steam departures from Tenterden at 10.45, 1.20 & 3.40. You are very welcome to come along and enjoy a trip on the railway but if you're thinking of treating your Mum to one of our fantastic offers please pre-book to avoid disappointment.

SPECIAL TIMETABLE:
A special service will operate on event dates shown in purple.
Please see kesr.org.uk for further details.

 

RED Service
 

Red Service: 2 steam trains in service.
A = Includes on-train catering and access for wheelchair users.
V = Includes carriages dating from Victorian times.

 
 
A
V
A
V
A
Tenterden Town
dep
10.45
11.50
1.20
2.25
3.40
Northiam
dep
11.15
12.23
1.50
2.58
4.14
Bodiam
arr
11.30
12.40
2.05
3.15
4.30
Bodiam
dep
11.45
12.50
2.20
3.35
4.40
Northiam
dep
12.02
1.07
2.37
3.52
4.57
Tenterden Town
arr
12.40
1.45
3.15
4.30
5.35

 

GREEN Service
  Green Service: 2 trains in service, 1 steam and 1 diesel.
The steam service departs Tenterden at 10.45, 1.20 and 3.40.
A = Includes on-train catering and access for wheelchair users.
HDOT = Heritage Diesel Observation Train.
• = BST Only - Does not run on 25, 27, 28, 29 or 30 October.
 
 
A
HDOT
A
HDOT
A*
Tenterden Town
dep
10.45
11.50
1.20
2.25
3.40*
Northiam
dep
11.15
12.23
1.50
2.58
4.14*
Bodiam
arr
11.30
12.40
2.05
3.15
4.30*
Bodiam
dep
11.45
12.50
2.20
3.35
4.40*
Northiam
dep
12.02
1.07
2.37
3.52
4.57*
Tenterden Town
arr
12.40
1.45
3.15
4.30
5.35*

 

LIGHT BLUE Service
 

Light Blue Service: 3 steam train departures per day.
A = Includes on-train catering and access for wheelchair users.

 
 
A
A
A
 
Tenterden Town
dep
10.45
1.20
3.40
Northiam
dep
11.15
1.50
4.14
Bodiam
arr
11.30
2.05
4.30
Bodiam
dep
11.45
2.20
4.40
Northiam
dep
12.00
2.35
4.57
Tenterden Town
arr
12.35
3.10
5.35

 

GOLD Service
  Gold Service: Special events - 3 steam trains in service.
A = Includes on-train catering and access for wheelchair users.
V = Includes carriages dating from Victorian times.
 
 
A
 
V
A
 
V
A
 
Tenterden Town
dep
10.45
11.30
12.15
1.00
1.45
2.30
3.15
4.00
Northiam
dep
11.17
12.02
12.47
1.32
2.17
3.02
3.47
4.32
Bodiam
arr
11.27
12.12
12.57
1.42
2.27
3.12
3.57
4.42
Bodiam
dep
11.43
12.28
1.13
1.58
2.43
3.28
4.13
4.58
Northiam
dep
12.00
12.45
1.30
2.14
3.00
3.45
4.30
5.15
Tenterden Town
arr
12.34
1.19
2.04
2.49
3.34
4.19
5.01
5.46

*This train has on-board catering and access for wheelchair users, on Red, Green, Blue and Gold days.

 

Other Services
  A Day Out With Thomas: For details of this event, please see the Events Calendar or pick up a leaflet. Advance booking strongly advised.
  Our Famous Santa Specials: For details of this event, please see the Events Calendar or pick up a leaflet. Advance booking essential.

 

'Where we mention our service is provided by a heritage diesel train it's usually our DMMU. Please watch this short clip from 1959 which perfectly illustrates the delights of this form of transport which are as true today as then.' Click here to watch the video

 

Please Note: Steam trains usually stop for water at Northiam (approximately 8 minutes) en route to Bodiam and outside Rolvenden (approximately 8 minutes) on the return journey.

 

Day Rover Ticket - a great value day out

Our great value all-day Rover Tickets allow unlimited travel along the full 10½ miles of the Railway. They allow a break in your journey so you can get off the train at any station and explore the area or visit one of the attractions nearby, for example, Bodiam Castle.

If you plan to make a day of your visit it’s easy to add a big breakfast, cream tea or Ploughmans Lunch to your itinerary – simply telephone 01580 765155 at least a day in advance to book.

For a small supplement you can experience the luxury of First Class travel, relaxing in comfort as the idyllic countryside rolls by.

Tickets for most major Special Events can be purchased in advance through our website: www.kesr-shop.org.uk/acatalog

Platform Tickets

Platform Tickets charged at the rate for the day allow access to the platforms at each station and the use of the facilities including toilets, refreshments and shop. 

 
Day Rover
1st class
 
(Std class)
(single journey upgrade)
Adult
£17.00
£2.00
Child (3 - 15 years inc.)
£11.50
£2.00
Family (2 adults + up to 3 children
or 1 adult and up to 4 children)
£49.50
£6.50

Special fares may apply to Gala Weekends and Special Events.

Please see the separate leaflet or web page for the event or call 01580 765155 for details.

Group Travel & Private Trains

Special rates are available for schools and tour groups. The Wealden Pullman and other historic trains can also be hired for private parties and business entertaining. Please get in touch for details

Every effort will be made to provide the advertised service, but unforeseen circumstances may entail alterations or cancellations. The K&ESR reserves the right to substitute steam services with a diesel service. No liability is accepted for any delay, loss or inconvenience caused.

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