50th Anniversary Gala at the Kent and East Sussex Railway

Come and help us celebrate our 50th Anniversary Gala on the 1st and 2nd of June !The Gala weekend will include special guest locos on our public services and heritage bus shuttles between stations for our Gala Ticket holders.

See website for full details

Opening Times


Site open to the public from 09.30 am till 5.30 .

Please see website for train timetables and details of shuttle tickets and vintage bus services.


Our facilities have been carefully designed with the mobility impaired visitor in mind. There are parking spaces for Blue Badge holders near to the platforms at Tenterden Town and Northiam Stations and accessible toilets at Tenterden, Northiam and Bodiam.

We are proud to boast a specially designed coach called Petros, which is fitted with ramped wheelchair access, wide aisles, moveable seating and an accessible toilet.

Some of our other carriages have ramped access too and there is full wheelchair access to the shop and Station Refreshment Rooms at Tenterden Town Station. The Colonel Stephens Railway Museum has level access with 42″ aisles. The Tenterden ticket office is fitted with an induction loop.

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