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Flying Scotsman on Display

All Day Rover tickets include entrance to all our station attractions, including the running shed at Sheffield Park Station where the Flying Scotsman will be on display, and travel on any of the home fleet hauled services throughout the day. With this ticket you can start from any station. Please refer to the timetable for the day of travel for more detail of your chosen departure time and other trains running that day.

Flying Scotsman Footplate Experience tickets include entrance to Sheffield Park Station, our Museum, SteamWorks! and the running shed where the Flying Scotsman will be on display. Plus, you get to walk through the support coach, tender corridor and onto the footplate of the famous engine to speak with volunteers and see where the driver and fireman operate.

We recommend an Event All Day Rover ticket plus a Scotsman Footplate visit to make the most out of this special event!

How to Book

Tick the all day time slot (08:59 - 17:00) to choose an Event All Day Rover ticket, which allows you to travel on any of our timetabled services that day.

To experience a footplate visit onto the static Flying Scotsman, tick one of the hourly time slots to check availibility. These tickets are limited. You can visit the engine any time during the time slot. Book one or both of these ticket types on this page.

Platform Admission tickets include entrace to Sheffield Park Station, our Museum, SteamWorks! and the running shed where the Flying Scotsman will be on display - no travel or access to the footplate of Flying Scotsman is included. These are limited.

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Selected date: 17 August
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Advance tickets - available to purchase until midnight the day before travel.

Upgrades - Rover Tickets are for 3rd class travel only (with the exception of BPRS LIFE Member Rovers which are 1st class). Upgrades to 1st class are available at station booking offices on the day of travel (subject to availability). 1st class Upgrades are £10 per adult and £5 per child.

BRPS - Bluebell Railway Preservation Society. Enjoy many membership benefits including discounted travel on non-event days. Visit our Membership page for more information and to join.


  • We regret, members tickets and other discounts are not available for this event.


  • There are toilets at each of our stations and on some of these services (dependant on carriages on the day)
  • Food and drink is available to purchase at all of our stations


  • Sheffield Park Station - free parking at the station
  • Horsted Keynes Station - free parking at the station
  • Kingscote - NO parking is available at this station
  • East Grinstead - free blue badge parking (5 spaces). Public parking in East Grinstead


  • Children under 3yrs (and babies) travel for free and don't need a ticket
  • Tickets are valid for the date specified on the ticket only
  • Advance tickets are valid for 3rd class travel only - first class upgrades are available on the day from the station bopking office (subject to availability)


  • This service offers free seating
    • customers with 3rd class tickets are free to seat themselves on the trains in any 3rd class seat 
    • customers who purchase a 1st class upgrade on the day may seat themselves in any 1st class seat 


  • We are pleased to offer a specially adapted area for wheelchair users on some departures of this service. Please call our Customer Service Team on 01825 720800 to check availability
  • If you or a member of your party have mobility issues and would like to travel on this service, please call our Customer Service Team on 01825 720800 who will be happy to discuss your requirements with you
  • Accessible toilets are available at each station, but we regret we have no "Changing Places" toilets, or accessible toilets on our trains


  • We are pleased to welcome dogs on this service - please keep them on a lead and don't allow them on the seats


  • Prams/pushchairs/buggies are welcome on this service.
  • Foldable/collapsible prams/pushchairs/buggies can be taken into the carriages and stowed by your seat
  • Non folding/collapsible prams/pushchairs/buggies can be left in the care of the station staff at the departure station