Welcome to the Old Kiln Light Railway

 

Surrey’s Only Industrial 2ft Gauge Railway, Owned & Operated by a group of volunteers who have collected diesel / steam locomotives, rolling stock, as well as other Narrow gauge relics

Hop aboard the charming narrow gauge railway in the rural Surrey countryside.

Situated in the Rural Life Living Museum, a peaceful, Open Air, Village museam, bordering RSPB Heathland; the Old kiln railway takes you on short but characterful journey, behind one of the many preserved locomotives from all walks of life.

From the forests of Portugal, to the Welsh Slate Quarries of Penrhyn, our fine collection of preserved locomotives and stock provides an abundance of railway history to discover and enjoy.

Running Dates for March-December 2020

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The railway operates a diesel service for visitors most Sundays, during the Rural Life Living Museum’s main opening season. Steam is usually reserved for the more popular special events, all dates are subject to change with regards to locomotive or volunteer availability.

Access to the railway is via the Rural Life Living Museum, train fares are £5 per Compartment for a maximum of 2 people, additional passengers within the compartment are £2.50 each. The maximum group size is 6 people.

Please note we can only accommodate 4 groups per train, therefore during peak times there may be a wait.


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We are back!

We are delighted to announce that the Old Kiln light Railway is now reopen for Business following successful trials for social distancing measures imposed by covid-19.

We will be resuming normal Sunday running from Old kiln Halt by the works yard from 11am until 16.30pm approximately.
With some new measures in place.

1) A new one way system on and off the platform and waiting area outside of station.

2) A ticket office is now sited near the platform where we accept cash and card.

3) Trains will run as and when after cleaning of the carriages has taken place, you will then be allowed into the booking office area to purchase your tickets.

4) Restricted capacity : a maximum of 4 groups of up to 6 people will be allowed on the train at anyone time.

5) Social distancing of 2 meters apart.

Other Dates maybe be announced via our website, Facebook page and Instagram.

We cant wait to welcome you all back ,see you all very soon

Stay safe

From all the staff of the old kiln light railway.


December 5th 6th & 12th 13th

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Activity Thursdays


The railway operates a diesel service for visitors most Sundays, during the Rural Life Centre’s main opening season. Steam is usually reserved for the more popular special events, all dates are subject to change with regards to locomotive or volunteer availability.

Access to the railway is via the Rural Life Living Museum.

Cash and card payments are accepted.