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Stansted Park Light Railway

A lovely 7 1/4 inch gauge miniature railway which runs around the glorious grounds of Stansted Park (opposite the Garden Centre), Nr Rowlands Castle, Hampshire, PO9 6DU.
Open every Weds & Sat 10:30 - 15:30 Gate closes 15:15
(Weather permitting).

Run entirley by our friendly volunteers, the railway will take you on a lovely circuit through the grounds that will provide enjoyment for all ages. Approx 1 mile from the 3 platform station, through the Arboretum, back through the station, past the 6 road engine shed with turntable on your left over a 12 foot span girder bridge round Loggers Loop and back into the station.

The railway opened in 2005, with quite humble beginnings, but over the years, the number of volunteers involved has grown, along with the locomotive fleet, which has 1 steam loco, 2 petrol hydraulics and and hybrid (electric/petrol) locomotive. Please be aware that while the railway is totally family friendly, children (under 12) must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Like to Volunteer?
All of the staff at the Railway are volunteers with varying skills. There is something for everyone and with suitable training you can become a Guard, Stationmaster or a train driver!

You don’t need to be a mechanic to enjoy the fun of running the railway. There are various roles and skills required such as, gardening, painting, customer facing roles such as the ticket office, that all contribute to keeping the railway operating smoothly and in good order.

All of which you can train to do and of course hopefully enjoying yourself in the process.

Either pop along during our opening times and have a chat with Jim our site manager, who will give you a guided tour of the railway or email help@sp-lr.co.uk for further information.
Running every Wednesday and Saturday 10.30am - 3.30pm Gate closes 15:15
(Weather permitting)
Plus seasonal special events

Ticket prices:

Adults £3
Children 3-12 years £2
Children under 3 are free
Accompanying Carers are free
Well behaved dogs are free
Opposite the Garden Centre Stansted Park Hampshire PO9 6DU
Sat 30 Sep, Wed 4 Oct, Sat 7 Oct
Contact telephone: 02392 413324 Only attended on running days Call to check latest times or cancellations.
Website: sp-lr.co.uk