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South Downs Light Railway

Welcome to the new website of the South Downs Light Railway

Our volunteer run railway is in the Pulborough Garden Centre, Stopham Road, Pulborough, RH20 1DS. Our trains will take you on an exciting trip through the gardens from Stopham Road Station.

Trains run from March to September and are usually hauled by a real coal burning steam engine. It's great fun for adults and children alike.

The railway started in 2000 and we have carried many thousands of passengers on a journey of just under one mile.

We are always working to improve the railway and over the last few years, have built a new station and ticket office, an engine shed and extended the carriage shed. We have built a tunnel and added portals in 2017. Currently under construction is a purpose built water tower with coal bunker, and the re-installation of our turntable. You can find out more about what we're doing and have done in the News section.

Come and see what we are up to and say hello. We pride ourselves on a friendly welcome.

Loco roster for March 2018




Saturday 2nd March

Diesel Day


Sunday 3rd March

Southdowns Belle


Saturday 9th March


Sunday 10th March


Saturday 16th March


Sunday 17th March


Saturday 23rd March


Sunday 24th March


Saturday 30th March


Sunday 31st March

Two train day


Contact us:
By phone: 07518 753784
By email: info@south-downs-railway.com

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© South Downs Light Railway, 2018.

South Downs Light Railway Society Ltd
Stopham Road Station
Pulborough Garden Centre
West Sussex. RH20 1DS

A company limited by guarantee number 6426315