South Downs Light Railway

Train Times and Fares


ADULTS (15+) - £2 or Saver Ticket (4 rides £6)

CHILDREN (2yr to 14yr) – £1 or Saver Ticket (4 rides £3)

UNDER 2s – Free!!

South Downs Belle (limited availability) ADULTS £3, CHILDREN £1.50

Operating Times for 2020

The Railway is open from March to September.

Trains run every 15 minutes between 11 a.m. and 12.30 p.m. and 1.30 p.m. and 3.30 p.m. on Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays and also on Wednesdays in school holidays.

South Downs Belle runs at 12 p.m. and 3 p.m. on the first Sunday of each month.

Santa Specials run on seven days in December

Buy Your Tickets Online

For your convenience you can now buy all your tickets in advance online. For normal running this is not essential but it is strongly recommended that tickets for South Downs Belle are prebooked. Santa Special tickets must be bought in advance online. Please note that the online Ticket Office closes at 9 p.m. on the day prior to the day on which you wish to travel.

For all ticketing enquiries please contact us by email to

How to book online

1. Click on one of the tickets below. This will take you to the booking pages

2. Select the date and time of your train

3. Select the number and type of tickets you require

4. Complete your personal details and go to the payment page

5. Make your payment using your debit/credit card

6. Print off your booking confirmation or click to collect from ticket office. Please note we require a paper confirmation not your mobile phone!

7. Very important, please come back to our website!

Tickets are sold subject to the terms and conditions set out or referred to on our booking pages.

Contact us:
By phone: 07518 753784
By email:

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

A company limited by guarantee number 6426315

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